EXPLOSIVE STRENGTH

Stimulates the Fast Twitch Type IIb muscle fiber and trains its creatine phosphate energy delivery system. This energy delivery system provides stored energy needed for the first three to five seconds of work while the multi-enzyme mediated anaerobic and aerobic energy delivery systems proceed.

STRENGTH

This program trains the Type IIb fast twitch muscle fibers as well. It trains these muscle fibers to deliver energy anaerobically and generate a great deal of force for efforts lasting up to one minute. This is done without cardiovascular or mental fatigue. There is no risk of injury often associated with intense muscular contractions of this kind.

RESISTANCE

This program trains the Type IIa fast twitch muscle fibers. This is the most common muscle fiber type in an average individual. These fibers can deliver energy both aerobically and anaerobically. They are well adapted for delivering energy at a rate fast enough to support very hard efforts that last for 1 to 5 (8) minutes.

ENDURANCE

This program stimulates the Type I slow twitch muscle fibers. These fibers are capable of delivering energy aerobically and therefore are the most used muscle fiber for efforts lasting many minutes to many hours.

ACTIVE RECOVERY

This program has three parts to it. The first part with its rapid contractions at 9Hz squeezes the blood out of the capillary beds, flushes out the waste products from the work done, and makes room for fresh blood to supply the muscle with the oxygen and nutrients it needs to recover. The program decreases the frequency every three minutes moving to frequencies that produce endorphins for an analgesic response and finally a muscle relaxation response from 1Hz to 2Hz frequencies.

RECOVERY PLUS

This program has both the flush and endorphin productions parts found in the Active Recovery program. There is a greater emphasis on the endorphin production however. This program was written to meet the recovery needs of those involved in very hard efforts day after day.

MASSAGE

This program is dedicated to endorphin production. Heavy muscles will feel light. Ischemic or knotted muscles will relax to allow better blood flow to the muscle, and sore muscles are relieved.