Hennie Kotze

Male Bodybuilders


Advice For New Male Bodybuilders

Bodybuilding means to build muscle and thus building more body. Male bodybuilders tend to do better than female bodybuilders for one simple reason; men’s bodies were made for this kind of thing and as such are far less prone to store fats than the female bodies. Women thus have to work harder to get results. Fortunately, women are also determined to succeed and have shown that they are just as capable as male bodybuilders to compete in the sport.

So you want to join the ranks of male bodybuilders? Here are some of the things you should know before you start. Bodybuilding is a sport and like all other physical sports requires hard work and dedication to get results. Because bodybuilding is quite hard on the body you should consult your physician before starting with any form of intense training to make sure your body will be able to handle the stress that goes with intensive workouts.

Know why you are doing bodybuilding. If you are doing the training only to get in shape or stay fit then bodybuilding isn’t the sport you are looking for. If, however, you do it to look good, compete with other athletes and to stay fit, then you have found what you are looking for.

Now decide on whether you plan on doing male bodybuilding recreationally or competitively. Even if you do decide to only do it recreationally it would be a good idea to enter a competition every once in a while to help motivate you. Competing against other male bodybuilders in the same class will also help you identify areas where you need to focus your training.

The diet is one of the most important parts of training for male bodybuilders. The diet will determine if your training actually pays off. Next work out a training routine that will be intense enough to get you the results you want and still give your body enough time to recover.


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