Is it possible for Type IIb Muscle-Fibers(Fast-Twitch) to hypertrophy?

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  1. PepsiMax

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    Or is the instance of hypertrophy so rare it's almost nonexistant?
     
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    who fucking cares... lift weights and eat
     
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    FT fibers have the most potential for hypertrophy. People who lift have a smaller percentage of Type IIb and a larger percentage of Type IIa though.
     
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    :wtc: Shitty genetics. I wish I had more Type IIb fibers.
     
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    it's not like you know what type or percentage of muscle fibers you have
     
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    Well I'm assuming not a lot since I'm not that fast.
     
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    :rofl: you beat me to it.

    threadstarter, quit psyching yourself out and just go lift some weights
     
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    What are you talking about? I lift weights.:rofl:
     
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    there's a lot of factors that go into speed besides your fiber type
     
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    Can you link me to anything? I'm curious
     
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    you are seriously thinking wayyy too much about this shit, man
     
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    I don't understand why lifters would have less type IIb than IIa, wouldn't lifters need the fastest and most powerful fibers available? If IIb fibers aren't employed in lifting than what are they used for?
     
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    they don't really know why it occurs
     
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    you are such a faggot. do the world a favor and drop a bar on your throat
     
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    hmm supposedly type IIb fibers are fatigued within 7.5 miliseconds and are not employed by lifting, but I'm finding conflicting information on their uses
     
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    muscle fibers are different with everyone and determined by genetics for the most part, at least thats according to the cooper institute and the studies that were performed in my personal training book
     
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    Ceaze what do you think of the 80% test (doing a 1RM then testing how many reps one gets at 80%) for determining predominant fiber type?
     
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    i think determining your fiber type is pointless
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    check out Dave Tate in the background


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    jorts + fanny pack + high tops + high socks FTW
     
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    powerlifters aren't exactly the epitome of stylish
     
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    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    Yeah and he uses a wide conventional stance. But Big Mike is a pretty wide guy.
     
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    pshhhh... whatchu talkin bout Ceaze
     
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