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Old 06-04-2007, 08:31 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Robb Wolf View Post
It makes sense in that one might skirt the use of the larger, stronger fibers and thus avoid their conversion to a more endurance oriented fiber. I think it just depends upon what one is trying to accomplish.

I REALLY like Kelly's writing. That guy knows his stuff.
That brings me to question...unless you are entering a somewhat LD running race is there any really good reason to get a mile time down to something like 5-6 minutes? Or a person that can sprint the heck out of anything under 100m's and do a mile in around 8 minutes/

In most sports it is a series of sprints up and down field + lateral motion rather than a 5K/marathon. So wouldn't trying to keep the use of the larger, stronger fibers for bursts be more optimal for performance?
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