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Slow twitch muscles: What They Are and How To Train Them

We’ve all heard the terms “fast-twitch” and “slow-twitch” when referring to muscle types. From ultra-marathoners to Olympic sprinters and everyone in between, bodies are all made up of two main types of muscle fibers: slow-twitch (known as Type 1) and fast-twitch (known as Type 2).

 

Fast twitch is actually broken down into two types of muscle fibers that you can read more about in this article.