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Old 10-03-2012, 12:40 AM   #65
KidDynamite
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Default Re: Overly-muscled boxers

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Originally Posted by dealt_with View Post
No it's not, muscle is capillarised and holds stores of haemoglobin, glycogen and creatine to power it when it needs it. Your stroke volume (central) doesn't provide all the oxygen, there are peripheral (muscle) adaptations from training. More muscle improves your stamina if it was built with your sport in mind.
thats only fast twitch muscle ... and they are exhausted after a short time of activity after the glycogen reserves are depleted

so yes you need greater supplies of oxygen to fuel larger muscle mass
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