Muscle Fibers: Principles of Hypertrophy

Author: Nikita Rungta, Visiting Faculty, INFS   Key Points: Muscle fiber is an important component because muscles are made of numerous muscle fibers. There are two kinds of muscle fibers and training each one is equally important Muscle can be developed with the help of resistance training which provides a number of benefits including increased muscle … Continue reading Muscle Fibers: Principles of Hypertrophy

CREATINE AND STRENGTH IMPROVEMENT

Introduction Creatine is one of the most popular and widely researched natural supplement. There have been several researches conducted to find the effectiveness and ergogenic usage of creatine especially in sports nutrition. “Creatine is produced endogenously at an amount of about 1 gram per day, whose synthesis mostly occurs in the liver, kidneys and to … Continue reading CREATINE AND STRENGTH IMPROVEMENT

THE GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME (GAS) AND ITS APPLICATION.

Author: Dr. Aniket Jadhav, Content Advisor at INFS General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) was 1st described by Hans Selye in 1930. It describes a generalized pattern of how body responds and adapts to a variety of stress and restores itself to balance, or homeostasis, in response to the stress. The GAS outlines a series of stages … Continue reading THE GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME (GAS) AND ITS APPLICATION.

Weightlifting shoes for squats- Beneficial or not so beneficial?

Introduction: Barbell squats (back) have been one of the most popular exercises. It’s popularity mainly related to increasing the muscular strength in the lower body. It is also used for conditioning and for rehabilitation of injuries.But it is also a common phenomenon where athletes get injured (1) directly as a result of squats, especially in … Continue reading Weightlifting shoes for squats- Beneficial or not so beneficial?