How do we build muscle? What is hypertrophy, and how does it happen?
What leads to muscle growth? What does science say to do?
We break down the research on the mechanisms of hypertrophy in our latest video in the science of training series!
Science of Rest Breaks – https://youtu.be/gEo3jGaxcNU
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Schoenfeld 2010 – https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20847704-the-mechanisms-of-muscle-hypertrophy-and-their-application-to-resistance-training/
Simpson 2017 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28138986
Mcmahon 2014 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23625461
Haun 2019 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31166954
Sanchez-Medina 2011 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21311352
Damas 2018 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29282529