What is fibre? Dietary fibre is a complex form of carbohydrate that gives plants their structure. There are two general categories, soluble fibres which are fermentable and can lower blood cholesterol and insoluble fibres that aid digestion. There are many kinds of fibre, and knowing them all individually won’t benefit you.  Why is fibre so […]

Building Muscle

Muscle growth (hypertrophy) is the development of mass, density, shape and function of muscle cells to adapt to exercise-induced stress. ______________________________________________________ There are two types; sarcoplasmic hypertrophy which increases the volume of fluid in the cell and myofibrillar hypertrophy which increases muscle size. I.e. bodybuilders often appear sarcoplasmic whereas a weightlifter would be myofibrillar. ______________________________________________________ […]

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