HYPERTROPHY

WHAT IS HYPERTROPHY?
Today i start a series of posts on Hypertrophy, to start the series I guess we should discuss what Hypertrophy really is & how it happens.

HYPERTROPHY PART 1.
Hypertrophy is an enlargement of the actual muscle fibres.
There are two ways to create hypertrophy, one is through tension (mechanical stress on the muscle).
The other way is through cell swelling.
Tension causes myofibril hypertrophy, enlargement of the cross sectional area of the myosin & fibrils.
Cell swelling causes sarcoplasmic hypertrophy, as Arnold so famously called it..the pump❗️

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How Much Protein Should I Eat?

People are often quite surprised to hear about the increase in required Protein by the body if you lift weights with any real intensity (& that can include body weight & boot camp type exercise).

When we exercise or lift weight we break down muscle tissue, what repairs muscle tissue you ask?? Protein does!

After you finish a workout you are actually weaker than when you started, what you do (rest & eat)between leaving the gym & coming back for your next workout will determine how quickly you move forward with the results everyone wants.

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Meal Plans For Fat Loss

FAT LOSS RESULTS

The same person with varying body fat % requires different approach’s to a meal plan that works long term, so as a client begins to get results things need to begin to also change with what they are eating.

The current body fat % of a client is one of many things factored in regularly to an effective meal plan for lasting FAT LOSS.
That’s why it is very rare to find someone that has lost a lot of weight following the same approach to FAT LOSS from start to finish “& kept it off” 
The body is constantly adapting & changing how it responds to the different macro-nutrients & the total amount consumed as it gets leaner or gains weight.

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