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Connective Tissue

This method accelerates connective tissue development in situations where prior training leads to connective tissue strength imbalance, the muscle is stronger than the tissue that connects it to the bone.

Cause

Many training methods that focus on muscle development often create an strength imbalance between muscle and connective tissue. In simple terms, the connective tissue must be able to withstand the maximum repetitive jerk-tension of the muscle without cumulative micro-trauma.

This is largely true because the smooth stress training that stimulates muscle growth, not stimulate balanced increase in connective tissue.

Modern training methods do not recognize or address the factors that enable connective tissue development.  This method is based primarily on the observation that – white tissue, does not have capillaries.

Reason

There are two unrecognized effects that determine the rate of connective tissue development versus muscle development:

  • Connective tissue gets oxygen and nutrients from extra-cellular fluids while muscle gets nutrients and oxygen from blood;
  • Connective tissue growth is stimulated by shock, while muscle development by smooth strain.

As a result training methods that do not balance these four factors often produce structure and strength imbalances that result in injury vulnerability.

  • Non vascular nutrients and oxygen are unmanaged in virtually all training systems;
  • Training profile that balances shock to strain according to the shock/strain requirements of a sport.

These effects particularly affect large athletes with well developed muscle.  They often exhibit elevated joint-injury vulnerability because strong muscles over-stress connective tissue, resulting in chronic inflammation and elevated connective tissue injury incidence.

Strength training methods, weight lifting in particular, increases muscle mass much more rapidly than connective tissue strength.

This method enables specialized development of connective tissue strength and durability.

Principles of Method

There are two simple principles of this training method:

  • Saturate non-vascular body fluids with oxygen;
  • Train using methods that amplify shock but not smooth exertion.

Physically this means:

  1. Use high oxygen
  2. While lifting moderate weight on a vibrating platform
  3. In motion patters that isolate vulnerable connective tissue
  4. Of injury vulnerable muscles and ligaments.

 

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