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How to Grow Muscle and Burn More Fat

In order to achieve a particular fitness goal, it benefits one to know what exercise, and effort of intensity will complement and optimize the result. Research shows us, muscle is stimulated to grow when the fast twitch muscle fibers within our chest, back, arms, legs, etc., are contracted at a fast rate during anaerobic exercise activities. To grow muscle optimally also requires there is enough glucose and stored muscle glycogen fuel available to train intensely. In contrast to burning body fat, activation of the slow twitch muscle fibers requires less effort during long duration aerobic exercise activities. To burn fat optimally, slow twitch muscle fiber requires a glucose and mostly fat fuel source to endure long endurance exercise activity. Continue reading

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