1. Appropriate diet:
You cannot get a perfect body without an appropriate diet. This is because bodybuilding requires enough calories and nutrients, to give the necessary energy for rebuilding your muscles after your intense workouts.
You should get awesome meals that are rich in protein and carbohydrates. STAY AWAY FROM JUNK FOOD no mater what junk food you eat it will have an unnecessary amount of calories and fat as well.
Create a workout plan that includes the best possible exercises. Muscle growth can be sped up if you use a variety of Muscle building tricks like burn out and different set and rep combinations, so make sure you do some research.
It is important to get a routine which also allows your body to get enough rest in order to prepare for another tiring workout session. Furthermore, make sure that your routine includes enough water, as a drop in hydration will result in a drop in performance.
3. Know your limits:
Something else that you should pay attention to is knowing your own limits. You should train yourself based on the capacity of your body. You shouldn’t copy others who are able to train at a much higher intensity than you as this is likely to cause injury.
4. Warm-up session:
A warm-up session before bodybuilding is a crucial tip. Doing a training session without warming up first may lead to a series of issues, like strained or pulled muscles and even damaged ligaments and tendons. A short warm-up session of five to ten minutes can help you avoid any unnecessary painful experiences, these can keep you out for days sometimes weeks trust me I know.
Warm up sessions should include stretching, and a short run or a few sets of pushups to get the blood flowing.
Some beginners to bodybuilding may underestimate the importance of focusing while lifting weights. If you let your mind wander the chances are you’re probably not pushing yourself to the max. If you’re after significant muscle gains then you should be lifting the weights to the best of your ability and not just doing half hearted attempts.
Listening to some fast and energetic music while lifting weights can help a lot of people improve their focus, so give it a try if you don’t do so already.
I Love Peanut Butter. Who doesn’t like a spoon full of peanut butter every now and then. Now Im not saying you should do that but we all know that peanut butter is tasty and filled with Rich fats like monounsaturated fat. But what is the better choice reduced fat peanut butter or fat filled peanut butter. Believe it or not fat filled is the better choice. When Companies remove the fat in peanut butter they tend to fill it with more carbs to improve the taste. Fat free peanut butter has twice the amount of carbs than regular peanut butter. But we need those fats. Fats like monounsaturated are essential to work outs and burn easily, its not the kind of fat that stick around for a ride on your stomach.
The other day I was at the gym and a guy came up to me and asked if i knew how to do a weighted squat. This is with out a doubt one of the most common questions ask at the gym. Heres a great video that teaches you how to do both a proper olympic squat and a power squat.
Mixed nuts help diabetics. According to the October ’11 Reader’s Digest. studies have shown that people with diabetes, that eat two ounces of mixed nuts on a daily basis instead of those heavy carb snacks like chips improved their blood sugar levels and their bad cholesterol levels went down.
Ginger can help calm your stomach and get rid of gas. It can even help with motion sickness,and also cases of nausea, like morning sickness, according to the June ’11 Better Health. Ginger is also available in tea.
Eggs People stop throwing out the yolk part of the egg. The yolk is nutritious and good for you in fact it carries most of the protein in an egg. According to a new study reported in the October ’11 Prevention, two cooked egg yolks have the same antioxidant power as an apple.
Oats eating oats is a great source of complex carbs in the morning. According to the May/June ’11 Well Being Journal, avenanthramide-c, found in oats, is associated with increased nitric oxide production. That is why oats are so heart healthy.
Walnuts slow the growth of prostate tumors in mice, according to a study performed at University of California, Davis, and the United States Department of Agriculture Western Regional Research Center in Albany, California. That may or may not translate to humans, but we already know that walnuts are one of the best heart-healthy nuts,they are filled with great fats and lots of nutritious benefits, so eat up.
You cant be a BodyBuilder without seeing this movie.
Hey guys did you know that if it weren’t for this movie Pumping Iron, the fitness revolution that started in the late 70’s would have never happened. This movie has some of the greatest bodybuilders who ever lived like Arnold Schwarzenneger, Franco Columbo, Lou Ferrigno, Mike Katz, and Edd Cornie. This story shows how these men live and train and how they prepare to compete for the mr olympia contest in 1975. I have watch this movie more times than i can count.