The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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  1. #1
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    Feb 2004

    Is it possible..

    Other than an increase in bodyweight, is it possible to determine if increases in strength are due to increased muscle recruitment in the CNS or due to muscle re/growth? Just curious.

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  3. #2
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    Apr 2005
    who cares

  4. #3
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    Jul 2003
    Increase in measurements I guess. You could notice I guess if you are getting bigger. When I get stronger I always get bigger, it's just the way my body works.

  5. #4
    but growing daily!
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    It is possible to measure CNS recruitment but I have no idea how you do it. Probably using some sort of device that can detect action potentials innervating target muscle tissue. Or maybe even measuring a muscle before a period of training, then noting the hypertrophy during training and comparing the strength gained vs that hypertrophy against some sort of average strength / hypertrophy point.



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