vander wrote:Nikolai wrote:twizzle wrote:Linky.
Can't fight genetics.
Muscle fiber type and cadence is apples and oranges. One is a property of genetics while the other is a property of training, i.e. the latter can be trained while the former remains more or less the same. In other words, your muscle fiber make up has no bearing on your cadence.
Actually the former can change and does as a result of training but there is physiological limits on it.
I did write "more or less", didn't I? At any rate, this area of human physiology, as many others, is not well understood yet, not to mention that the fiber type division (type 1, type 2 etc) is a bit of a misnomer. Consider, for example, this:
"It is now generally recognized that skeletal muscle fibers do not exist in three discrete forms at the subcellular level, but rather in a continuum based on the multitude of combinations of myosin heavy and light chain isoforms, polymorphic expression of protein isoforms, metabolic potential, and Ca2+ handling characteristics."