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Biceps Bulge, Calves Curve, 50-year-old Assumptions Muscled Aside
July 9, 2013
The basics of how a muscle generates power remain the same: Filaments of myosin tugging on filaments of actin shorten, or contract, the muscle--but the power doesn't just come from what's happening straight up and down the length of the muscle, as has been assumed for 50 years.
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