Category Archives: Muscle

Muscle memory: it’s in the myonuclei

Previous studies have indicated that after resistance training and subsequent refrainment for varying time periods, we regain muscle force and mass more quickly in response to training compared to how long it took intially.  In fact, after discontinuing training for up to 2 years in one study, muscles remained at a greater hypertrophic status and retained a greater force compared to their untrained levels.  This phenomenon of "muscle memory" is often suggested to be from neural adaptations to exercise, Read more [...]