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I imagine it has something to do with him being a full-time professional athlete with multiple full-time coaches optimizing his training.


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I can't remember who it's from, but there's a quote about this. Something like: Wrestlers and other athletes are in shape, but boxers are always the fittest athletes. Why? If a runner gets tired, he loses the race. If a wrestler gets tired he gets pinned. But if a boxer gets tired, he gets the ever-loving shit beaten out of him. Combat sports are ...


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I think this question has more to do with why a person with a lot of fast-twitch muscle types have higher stamina. Especially if you pair it with this question. First, there are actually three types of muscle fibers. Type 1 (slow-twitch), type 2a (fast-twitch), and Type 2b (super-fast-twitch. Also called Type 2x). Type 2a is kind of an in between between ...


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I do not know the exact answer but what I understand is that our muscle fibres has a threshold for it to be activated. They are recruited according to the demands on the activity. You can take a look at this article by Chris Beardsley https://medium.com/@SandCResearch/mechanical-loading-and-not-motor-unit-recruitment-is-the-key-to-muscle-growth-8d6f73ada6fc ...


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