Do older people need less recovery between sets when doing weight training?

The Introduction

weightsFor many years it has been known that aging muscle develops better endurance and loses its speed and power. This appears due to a loss of the power-producing fast twitch muscle fibre size and number and a concurrent increase in the number of slow twitch fibres. This might suggest that older people might need less recovery time between training sets in the gym or even in the pool or training paddock. Recent Brazilian research supports this suggestion.

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