"Learning to Break the Rules with Fluid Dynamics
and Eccentric Contraction tension gradients"
"Skeletal Muscles & Fluid Dynamics"
Speaking with most of you the belief is that the gym
makes you feel stronger but does not improve your cycling, so why do it, Most
don't. Lets look at why as the explosive power of the weight programs are not
what you are after first if you are a Track cyclist targeting Racing.
With any type of strength training then the
resistance is great enough to induce hypertrophy it will increase the size of
the myofibrals and the sarcoplasm simultaneously. You can not increase one
without the other.
Myofibrillar hypertrophy is an enlargement of
the muscle fiber, it contracts and generates tension in the muscle. With this
type of hypertrophy, the area density of myofibrils increases and there is a
significantly increase in the ability to produce strength out-puts. Normally
this is what an athletes is after but for us it has to wait until the second
year's development phase or it
maintains the fading performances within the arc of the indoor Track facility.
We have to balance our out-put ratio's to the track surface first to produce
a compatible out-put to gravitational and motion laws to produce faster and non fading performances.
Sarcoplasmic hypertrophy is an increase in
the volume of the non-contractile muscle cell fluid, Sarcoplasm. This fluid
accounts for 25-30% of the muscle’s size. Although the cross sectional area of
the muscle increases, the density of muscle fibers decreases, and there is no
increase in muscular strength. The Sarcoplasm fluid of the muscle fiber holds
unusually large amounts of glycosomes (granules of stored glycogen) and
significant amounts of myoglobin, an oxygen binding protein. The volume of fluid
inside the cell and between the cells increases the anaerobic structural strength
fatigue elements due to
sarcoplasmic and mitochondria development inside the cell to function
independently increasing the anaerobic fibers run time activated by the Indoor
Track its self. This is what we are
after not the explosive power of the myofibrils development in the first year.
We are after it to add to the structural torsional integrity of the athlete
skeletal structure along with increasing the fuel system at the muscle site to maintain a steadier
out-put when working Tapering routine efforts without producing an increase in
aerobic energy expenditure to the Track surface and accelerating the muscle site
recovery process throughout the workout by supplying a nutrient enriched
environment for the muscle cells site recovery process.
When in the development phase we must slow the
body's muscle contraction rate down while maintaining the correct time rate of
force to the muscle contraction tension (torque) in order to make the adaptation process
effective and must be done in a very controlled environment as we cross back and
forth developing the Sarcoplasm fluid. If the muscle contraction rate is not
increased in a controlled fashion at the appropriate rate while maintaining the
correct torque pressure gradient the development process is nullified and the
volume of sarcoplasm fluid is decreased and no development of the Anaerobic
Fatigue Elements is produce.
Eccentric training development drills produce
out-put force without producing an increase in aerobic energy expenditure that
is absorbed by the elastic recoil energy and is dissipated as heat within the
body skeletal muscles because the primary focus of the muscle is being used as a
shock absorber to control the opening force of the contraction, not to generate
force it self in the development phase. This leads to a increase in core body
temperature and if not done at the correct ratio's will produce enough of a
increase in core temperature to be dangerous if not controlled properly.
A proper nutritional plan is need to control and manage the body's
temperature fluctuations to effect blood values correctly and safely.
Eccentric training and sarcoplasmic hypertrophy
development of the muscle's leads to stronger muscles, faster muscle repair
and an increase in the metabolic rate, all great things, but the recovery
process must take priority over any out-put increases to maintain and manage
the anaerobic performance fatigue elements effects to align the Athlete's Sympathetic Nervous System (CNSS) GEC
improve performances to have a positive
progression of the strength development to convert it back to a performance
increase to the Track surface.
Both these techniques will not be found in the
Sports Performance Journals but in the Rehabilitation and Recovery Journals
of the Merging Sports Medical World so need appropriate training to
understand the proper use of them, a fit athlete can produce enough force to
be dangerous when not monitored properly and must be produced to a very
Understanding the Science of movement, Energy
transfer and Oxygen expenditure when combined with the correct execution of
tension workouts and controlled delivery sequences produces a maximum effort
is the key to optimizing your performance.
Understanding the "WHY" in a Complex
Training Profile Model is critical as if the objective is not understood,
just following a script produces a dangerous progression of negative effects
causing a premature and critical failure of the athlete body to perform
their requested tasks in as little as 5 - 7 days.
" Performance Objectives "
and understanding the
" WHY " is critical to
Remember This !!
"Track Cycling is a
Understanding a new language
takes time and patience.