Bodybuilding is the process of developing and shaping the muscles of the body by means of progressive-resistance exercise. It not only makes a person’s body in right shape, symmetry, proportion and muscularity but also keeps fit and healthy. Bodybuilders have a lesser risk of causing any types of diseases. People now a day think, a person having good physical appearance is energetic and ambitious. Bodybuilding is also used by sportspersons to make their body strong and enhance the sports performance.
Here are some guidelines, a bodybuilder should follow:
1. CONSULT A PHYSICIAN:
In order to gain weight and make muscles, a bodybuilder eats more calorie, more proteins and does extremely difficult physical exercises to raise their body metabolism. For persons with a serious medical condition or if they are taking medication, bodybuilding can bring them negative effect on them. So, if you are a beginner you must consult a physician before you start your training for building body.
2. WORKOUT UNDER A TRAINER:
Building only muscles is not enough, you need to make your body in proper shape, symmetry and conditioning that gives you a better appearance. For that, you must follow different types of exercises. A professional trainer will provide you with every minute details about what to do or not do, what to eat or not eat, etc.
3. WHAT TO EAT BEFORE WORKOUT:
To get full energy during a workout you should eat some proteins and carbs 45-30 minutes before you start your workout. Proteins amount should be equivalent to half your own body weight and that of carbs is equivalent to your own weight.
1. CARDIO EXERCISE:
Before you start every weight training session, add 20-30 minutes of cardio exercises as warm up. Cardio exercises not only reduce fat in the body it also keeps a person fit, healthy and strong. Some of the best cardio that suits a bodybuilder is running, walking, push up, high knees, etc.
2. WEIGHT TRAINING:
Weight training is the most important part of bodybuilding. Only through weight training, you will build muscles in your body. Bodybuilders require constant effort to gain muscles and have to lift heavy weight. But if you are a beginner, you can start by lifting a small weight depending on your physical capacity. Bodybuilding workout should not last more than 2 hours. The excessive workout will give you no or unsatisfactory result. On the other hand, your testosterone level will begin to fall on the excessive workout. Set a goal and break it. The entire bodybuilding depends on you.
1. TAKE PROPER DIETS:
Repairing and building new muscle cells is required for bodybuilding. For this purpose, you have to eat quality proteins and more carbs. The quality of your diets will decide how good your results.
2. REST FOR RECOVERY:
Most of the bodybuilders keep a lot of concern about training and diets but not much about recovery. The repeat contraction and expansion of the muscle cells tear the muscle cells which require some time for repairing and building new muscle cells. Taking one day off every week from training is quite beneficial for bodybuilding.