Resting muscle recovery and growth technique theory
4 Pages Posted: 17 Sep 2019 Last revised: 27 Sep 2021
Date Written: October 2, 2016
The amount of blood flow in muscle tissue determines resting muscle recovery and growth (theory). In resting muscle most of the capillaries are closed (fact). This can be changed by massage locally or by contract the muscle with repetitions. This will open the cappillaries in the muscle. Blood contains naturally nutrients, hormones and growth factors.
Keywords: Muscle, Theory, Fitness, Recovery, Technique, Growth, Fast-Twitch, Slow-Twitch
JEL Classification: Y93
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