How Do Muscles Grow?

How do muscles grow? The answer is mathematically precise. Protein is the basic building block of muscles and all other tissues in the body. When you consume protein, the body breaks it down into its component parts – amino acids. Then the amino acids are carried through the blood into different parts of the body…

Progressive Resistance Training

Progressive resistance training is the gradual increase of weights in exercises. It is also called progressive overload. This enables progress in the increase of muscle mass and strength. If you want constant growth and constant increase of muscle mass and strength, here are the principles that make this possible. The hormonal response that occurs as a…

Sleep

It might seem unusual why Muskultura has a whole page devoted only to sleeping which is “such a simple thing”. However, great many people don’t sleep long enough and during the best time. That’s why we decided to devote greater attention to this exceptionally important matter and clarify some key elements. Why is sleeping irreplaceable if you want…

Weight Training, principles of

The Principles of Weight Training The principles described here will have the highest influence on your weight training. Regardless of any advice you might get from people experienced in training, these principles are unalterable. Some of that advice may be good. But if you ask ten experienced people in weight lifting about a specific thing,…