Hypertrophy- Getting Bigger for Rugby

Hypertrophy – Getting Bigger   First lets understand what Hypetrophy is – Muscle hypertrophy involves an increase in size of skeletal muscle through a growth in size of its component cells. Two factors contribute to hypertrophy: sarcoplasmic hypertrophy, which focuses more on increased muscle glycogen storage; and myofibrillar hypertrophy, which focuses more on increased myofibril

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Basic Strength

STRENGTH TRAINING – THE BASICS Strength training is the use of resistance to muscular contraction to build the strength, anaerobic endurance and size of skeletal muscles. There are many different methods of strength training, the most common being the use of gravity or elastic/hydraulic forces to oppose muscle contraction. Remembering that the terms “strength training”

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