Questions? Ready to start your project? Contact Us

3.17.2022

Tissue To Tissue

Rogers Athletic Company sign

We are acutely aware that strength training develops muscle, yet exercise training also causes adaptations to white adipose tissue protecting against metabolic disorders, obesity, type2 diabetes and more. Exercise induces skeletal muscle to secret proteins called myokines and adipose tissue proteins called adipokines. These secreted proteins act to have tissue to tissue communication called ‘cross talk’. In other words muscle and body fat work together cross talking to improve overall metabolic health.

The catch is that exercise in healthy fit adults improves how adipokines interact with skeletal muscle metabolism. In the overweight the protein profile of these adipokines change in their response to exercise and how they change is currently not completely understood. What is known is that impaired adipose tissue function overtime can lead to disorders such as insulin resistance, fatty liver disease, hypertension, cholesterol, atherosclerosis, cardiovascular issues, some cancers and dementia.

The bottom line is body fat is necessary and is a good thing. A positive – unless there is much too much! Make exercise and the appropriate diet an important part of your daily lifestyle, understanding muscle and fat can and should have a healthy tissue to tissue relationship. Get Strong and Keep Strong.

Rogers Athletic Company Sign

related

All Five Fingers

Using a Power Grip on the Pendulum Rope Pull The hand has its greatest gripping strength when utilizing a ‘power grip’, that is squeezing with all five fingers. When the thumb is negated, grip strength has the second greatest capability...

Hip Engagement 

There are an abundance of techniques utilized and taught to target the hips when squatting. Ankle, hip and thoracic mobility, posture, quad dominance, bar weight, bar height, stance and form adjustments are just a few of the things coaches address....

Molecular Training

In 1919 Lange wrote a scientific treatise entitled ‘About functional adaptation’…Uber Funktionelle Anpassung.This is what he said: “…. If, however, the muscle performance is increased merely by working against the same resistance as before for a longer time, no increase...