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slow-twitch

[sloh-twich] /ˈsloʊˌtwɪtʃ/
adjective, Physiology
1.
of or relating to muscle fiber that contracts relatively slowly and is resistant to fatigue (distinguished from fast-twitch).
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80
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  • In slow-twitch mode they burn fat, and are less prone to fatigue.
  • slow-twitch fiber uses body fat in conjunction with oxygen to burn fat.
  • Athletes rich in slow-twitch muscle fibers appear to have higher lactate thresholds.

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