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How Building Muscle can Help Increase Your Energy

It seems that in life there are always certain things that you have always wished you could do. Many people wish that they had more energy to do the things in life that they love. Are you one of these people? If you are, you’re in luck, because there is an easy way you can build your energy levels in order to have fun and build lasting relationships with people.

Whenever you watch television, there are always commercials featuring muscle-heads who boast about how you can get the best looking shape in your life in a very short time. (as long as you purchase their product)  The truth of the matter is that everyone can in fact do it, but only through hard work and determination.

Maybe you don’t want to look like some of the most exquisite body builders or even desire to have a cut body, but building muscle is still the key that can give you a little extra boost in the morning after a long night’s sleep.

In a recent study, it has been shown that those who work out three days out of the week are much happier when they start out the day. On top of that, they usually don’t even consume energy drinks or other pick-me-ups like coffee. You may be amazed to read that normal routinely things that you can do on an everyday basis can help you out tremendously and give you great boosts of energy.

A great daily routine to give yourself extra energy is to go outside for a thirty minute walk. Even exercises as simple as walking can build muscle over time. Thirty minutes of walking may seem like an awfully long time. However, it really isn’t.

The average person can walk a mile in 15 minutes, so you can walk at least two miles in a half hour! Even if you start out walking 15 minutes a day, you can always build up to a longer walk.

After the first couple of walks your thighs and calves might hurt, but needless to say you’ll be picking up the pace in no time. Replenish following your walk with a tall glass of water, and don’t drink any carbonated beverages or any other caffeine drinks. You’ll be amazed at how invigorated your body feels after a simple walk!

When you exercise, you increase your metabolism, which helps you burn down your food intake faster. So if you are worried about having too much weight, go and exercise. The fastest way to burn calories is exercising. On top of that, you’ll be gaining energy when you walk for an extended period of time.

After a while, you will start to feel better and better and get to the point where your body will beg you for exercise! So, the next time you reach for that energy drink, remember that a little few exercises or walks a day will give you just as much energy (or more) without the harmful side effects of supplement drinks.

Need a little “inspiration” to speed up your muscle building process?

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 Helen Patterson

Helen Patterson lives, eats, and dreams fitness every day. From the healthy glass of lemon water first thing in the morning to the disgustingly healthy smoothie every night just before bed, she is a walking advertisement for lean, fit and healthy. Or at least she tries to be! Some days it doesn’t quite pan out that way but it’s the thought that counts. It’s also why she spends a considerable amount of time, in between yoga, meditation, and working out, researching and writing about health and fitness.