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Bodybuilding Diets


Bodybuilding Diets For Rapid And Effective Muscle Growth And Strength

If you are new to bodybuilding and have been doing some research you have probably discovered that your diet is a very important aspect to achieving the body you are after. Bodybuilding diets need to be well balanced and compliment your exercise routine as you will be taking a lot of your body with each heavy workout – you will thus need to put a lot back in. Building muscle and muscle strength is just not possible without the right nutrition.

Bodybuilding diets cater to an increase in food intake. This means that in order to feed your body correctly, and get the most out of it, you will need to eat more and more frequently too.  A bodybuilder will need to eat ever 2 or 3 hours throughout the day. Of course what you eat is the key. A good diet for bodybuilding will be high in protein and fibre and low in fat and carbohydrates. This means that eggs, red meat, nuts, seeds, fruit and vegetables are an important addition to your diet. Water is also extremely important and should become the serious bodybuilder’s most important form of hydration. Sugary drinks should be cut down as much as possible.

Of course your physique comes into play when looking for the right diet or balanced eating plan. Those who are extremely lean and without any muscle to start with will need to bulk up. This will require increased food take and heavy workouts. Those with a larger and more muscular physique will need to cut out fats and carbohydrates as much as possible and increase their protein intake as much as possible. Understanding your body and what you can realistically expect from it will be the best advantage to balancing your diet and workout regime for the best results.

If you aren’t sure how to work out your meals for the day, remember that food intake is muscle fuel. You should ideally have your first meal within 30 minutes of waking up. You should then try to eat every 2 to 3 hours thereafter. If you miss meals and become hungry you will find that you will burn into your muscle development during workouts, which will result in reduced size and build. Eating on time, every time and following your bodybuilding diet’s contents will ensure that your muscle has fuel available to burn during workouts and that you do  not lose muscle mass.

Many people are under the misconception that these frequent meals should be snacks and that one should not eat after 7pm in the evening. This is true of course if you are looking to lose weight, but as a bodybuilder you are looking to gain mass and bulk, so meals should be proper meals and eating after 7pm is most certainly allowed, as long as you aren’t cheating on your diet. Snacking will just leave you feeling hungry constantly. If you sleep on average 8 hours a night, then you will be looking at eating 6 meals during the time that you are awake. You can time them and space them out evenly so that your body gets into a routine.

Of course everyone’s body is different and you should chat to Hennie Kotze about having specialised bodybuilding diets set in place for you. He will also assist you by providing you with various bodybuilding diet and workout tips, advice and information. Chatting to Hennie Kotze is bound to give you new focus, ambition and motivation. He will ensure that you are able to achieve your goals as long as you are willing to put in the hard work, effort and dedication.

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