Results 1 to 9 of 9

Thread: Cardiac Hypertrophy

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Washington state
    Posts
    6,896

    Cardiac Hypertrophy

    Shop Now
    Having trouble locating any info on how long it takes for healthy hypertrophy from exercise to become undone. Say I ride a bicycle constantly for five years, then take up a less-aerobic lifestyle. How long will it take for a heart to lose its conditioning? I only find info about undoing bad hypertrophy, not undoing good hypertrophy.
    The remainder is an unjustifiable, egotistical power struggle
    At the expense of the American dream, American dream
    Of the American

    We don`t give a damn about your world
    With all your global profits
    And all your jeweled pearls
    We don`t give a damn about your world
    Right now, right now!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Santa Barbara
    Posts
    10,514
    Maybe there is only bad hypertrophy and stuff like being generally active doesn't give you hypertrophy of the heart at all because the heart doesn't generally respond with hypertrophy?
    Female, 5'3", 50, Max squat: 202.5lbs. Max deadlift: 225 x 3.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Washington state
    Posts
    6,896
    No, there is very good hypertrophy. The heart does grow up to 60% bigger, especially the left ventricle. That's why athletes' hearts beat slower.
    The remainder is an unjustifiable, egotistical power struggle
    At the expense of the American dream, American dream
    Of the American

    We don`t give a damn about your world
    With all your global profits
    And all your jeweled pearls
    We don`t give a damn about your world
    Right now, right now!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    9,252
    Yeah, knifegill is correct. Its the double edge sword of the endurance world. I've not seen any particular info on it knifegill, but as you know the heart is a muscle. I would suppose that if you remove the stressor (i.e. excess cardio) it would respond. Like you though I've seen no timeframe, and really there probably isn't any consensus on it.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Washington state
    Posts
    6,896
    I was just thinking, since it took 9 years to shrink my legs, has my heart finally returned to normal, too? I know, million-dollar question there. Probably no answer.
    The remainder is an unjustifiable, egotistical power struggle
    At the expense of the American dream, American dream
    Of the American

    We don`t give a damn about your world
    With all your global profits
    And all your jeweled pearls
    We don`t give a damn about your world
    Right now, right now!

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    783
    have you searched for physiologic hypertrophy, eccentric hypertrophy (from aerobic exercise) and concentric hypertrophy (anaerobic exercise)?
    When I'd had enough of the grain and starched based 'diabetic eating for health' diet (eating for health, my ass!) my weight was 242.5 lbs. On starting primal- 18th April 2013 weight : 238.1.
    27th July 2013. weight after 100 days 136.9 weight lost 101.2lb ; that's 105.6lbs since I stopped the 'diabetic eating for health'
    new journal http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum...ml#post1264082

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Washington state
    Posts
    6,896
    I will now!
    The remainder is an unjustifiable, egotistical power struggle
    At the expense of the American dream, American dream
    Of the American

    We don`t give a damn about your world
    With all your global profits
    And all your jeweled pearls
    We don`t give a damn about your world
    Right now, right now!

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Washington state
    Posts
    6,896
    Cardiac remodelling: concentric versus eccentric hypertrophy in strength and endurance athletes

    Good read there, I think. Kind of makes it sound like weightlifting is pathological, though.
    The remainder is an unjustifiable, egotistical power struggle
    At the expense of the American dream, American dream
    Of the American

    We don`t give a damn about your world
    With all your global profits
    And all your jeweled pearls
    We don`t give a damn about your world
    Right now, right now!

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    CA
    Posts
    2
    Learn More
    agree with you, I know, million-dollar question there. Probably no answer.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •