Hennie Kotze

Bodybuilding Tips


Bodybuilding Tips For The Novice

Without the proper know how the most intense routine you can think of might not give the results that you are looking for. The same results may be possible with a far less intense routine if you do it right. Below you will find a few basic bodybuilding tips to help you along the way.

The key to getting great results is a good workout routine and an even better diet. These two factors will determine whether you just lose fat or gain muscle.

Bodybuilding Tips on Nutrition and Diet

Because you will be building muscle your body will need building blocks to build it with. That something is protein, and the more building blocks you have the more you can build, thus making protein the most important substance you will need for body building. Even over eating once a day will slow down your metabolism and end up turning the food you ate into fat. Eating small meals or snacks 5 or 6 times a day will keep the body metabolism fast and going. Thus, the food you eat will be put into building muscle.

The next few body building tips have to do with your workouts. A good workout routine is essential to make the most out of your diet. Your body will need a reason to spend the protein on muscle building rather than saving it up as fat for when you may need it later. Muscles are made up of tiny fibres. When you lift heavy weights some of these fibres break. When the body realizes that the muscle has been damaged it will repair it with the protein. In addition, the body will overcompensate and build more fibres than there previously were to avoid future damage and thus in the process builds more muscle.

With the information and bodybuilding tips above you now have enough knowledge to help you along with the rest of your research.


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