Do You Gain More Muscle Fibers With Training?

muscle hyperplasia

In response to resistance training, muscles typically increase in size.

One of the most commonly accepted and supported ways that this occurs is via an increase in the size of their individual muscle fibers. This whole process is called muscle hypertrophy.

However, another plausible way muscle could increase in size is through something called muscle hyperplasia. 

Muscle hyperplasia refers to an increase in the number of muscles fibers within a muscle.

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