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Building Muscle Naturally – The healthiest and safest route for looking great

Although many supplement companies and bodybuilders will tell you otherwise, building muscle is truly a hard thing to do! However, there is a way you can build muscle without using supplements and pills. In this article, we will talk about building muscle naturally – the healthiest and safest route for looking great.

Building muscle naturally occurs when you don’t use any supplements, pills, shakes, or other “quick tracks” such as steroids to gain muscle. In this case, you do it all naturally and in the most efficient ways possible.

When you build muscle naturally there are many things that you have to keep tabs on when you begin. If you have bad habits from the start, they will be engrained in your routine and it will hurt your progress in the long run.

Building muscle naturally is the most efficient and safest way for anybody to build muscle. Many athletes from high school through professional leagues do it this way and achieve fantastic results.

So if you ever get discouraged, envision what you’d like your body to look like and know that there are many others who have achieved these results in the past. If that isn’t enough motivation, then focus on the fact that not only will you be gaining muscle, but your overall health will increase substantially.

So let’s get started on how you need to successfully start building muscle naturally. The first thing that you need to do is to figure out how many calories you normally intake. To do this, don’t worry about how many calories you are eating or look at any charts: simply write down what you eat during the day, and then go online to use an application to figure out how many calories per serving.

You can also do this by looking at the nutritional label on food packages. If you eat a bowl of Doritos, look at the label to figure out how many servings are in the bag, the calorie count, and then approximately how many servings you ate. Of course there is going to be some simple arithmetic involved but it won’t be that hard.

Once you figure out how many calories you eat per day, determine whether you are over or under the recommended consumption of 2000 calories/day. Also, be sure the calories you are eating are healthy (and try to stay away from those Doritos!)

Once you are on the correct nutritional diet plan, you can start to build muscle naturally by lifting weights and exercising. (See the articles on exercising for tips and tricks) Remember that you are what you eat, and you cannot build sculpted muscles without eating healthy and proper nutrition. If you stick to your diet and exercise plan the results will surely come.

Need a little “inspiration” for not building muscle naturally?

For the last couple of months we’ve been hearing stories about how guys in Hollywood such as Vin Diesel and Zac Efron or top NBA players have been using two insane new products to lose body fat and add some incredible muscle bulk in mere weeks. Needless to say, when word of these ‘wonder-products’ leaked out men everywhere went crazy over them and their popularity simply exploded! Understandably, our readers have also been going mad over them too and why wouldn’t they?

To be continued …

About Julie Moore

Growing up, Julie Moore was one of those kids that turn parents into a private chauffeur service. She danced, she played sport, and she was a keen equestrian. Not surprisingly, it led her to choose a related career in health and fitness as a dance instructor. However, life happens, as it does and after her second child arrived, Julie decided to hang up her dancing shoes and focus on another interest, which is writing about health and fitness. It lets her spend time with her family and also indulge that passion for horses she’s never quite managed to lose.