Hypertrophy – An enlargement of muscle cells achieved through exercise
He was hyper after winning the trophy (hypertrophy) for body building. The years of exercise to enlarge muscle size finally paid off.
Hypertrophy can be achieved through a variety of methods, including resistance training, where muscles are exposed to tension and other forms of stress that simulate growth. It is an important goal for many people who engage in strength training and body building, as increased muscle size can lead to improved strength and over all physical function.