Tag: hypertrophy

Muscle mass - Why it keeps you healthy

Definition Increased muscle mass is the result of muscle training. This training is also called hypertrophy training. Hypertrophy is the enlargement of tissue (e.g. muscles) by cell enlargement. Hypertrophy is initiated by an increased strain (e.g. strength training). …

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3 influencing factors for more muscle growth

Muscle growth (hypertrophy) is dominated by 3 factors. These are mechanical tension, muscle damage and metabolic stress. Mechanical tension Mechanically induced tension in the muscle, generated by the use of force, is an essential stimulus for muscle growth. …

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