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Martial Arts Fun Fact
A Martial Artist’s bones are denser than the average human’s. If you were to x-ray a martial artist’s arm their bones will appear opaque and bright white, this means that the bones are dense. If you were to x-ray an average person’s arm it will appear translucent like the image above. There are two major causes for the increased density. The first is repeated impacts, like blocking and striking. This causes micro fractures that allow the bones to heal stronger. The second cause is the constant flexing and pulling of the muscles attached to the bones. When the strain of flexing muscles is applied to the bones, the bones react by increasing their density in order to avoid breaking 

budohead:

Martial Arts Fun Fact

A Martial Artist’s bones are denser than the average human’s. If you were to x-ray a martial artist’s arm their bones will appear opaque and bright white, this means that the bones are dense. If you were to x-ray an average person’s arm it will appear translucent like the image above. There are two major causes for the increased density. The first is repeated impacts, like blocking and striking. This causes micro fractures that allow the bones to heal stronger. The second cause is the constant flexing and pulling of the muscles attached to the bones. When the strain of flexing muscles is applied to the bones, the bones react by increasing their density in order to avoid breaking