Skeletal Muscle Fibre Types

There are numerous different skeletal muscle fibre types in the human body, each with their own unique set of capabilities for power output, growth, endurance, substrate metabolism and contraction speed. In part, this diversity in … Continue reading Skeletal Muscle Fibre Types

What is Body Mass Index (BMI)?

Body Mass Index Body Mass Index (BMI) is a figure derived from an equation used by specialists to determine whether or not a person lies within a ‘healthy’ weight range. The BMI chart was introduced … Continue reading What is Body Mass Index (BMI)?

Body Fat Measurement

Body Fat Measurement Over the years body fat levels have been the source of much thought, discussion and in some cases, frustration for many athletes, coaches and gym users regarding body composition and in particular, … Continue reading Body Fat Measurement