Simple Q’s and A’s of Body Building for Beginners:
In muscle building there are several factors that we have to consider. One is genetics. Some people are blessed with good genetics, meaning their muscles tend to follow and bulk up quickly with the routines done. Next is diet. Dieting plays also a major role in your total physical appearance. Your muscles may be bulky but you’ve still got a lot of fat around. So with proper diet these excess fats and weight could be worn off. Another is exercise. Exercise differs according to light weights, high reps, high sets, frequent sessions and long duration. Combing this three could make you muscle building a success.
What is the best time to workout?
This depends on your availability or the gym. But some say that it is more advisable to workout in the early evening as our body is suppler in the afternoon and evening rather than in the morning. But if you are a morning person and choose to workout during this time of the day, its best that you warm up well before taking on your muscle building routines.
What are the advantages of body building?
Body building basically is not only a sport but also an art and beauty as well. It promotes good health and discipline in terms of health. Creates self-confidence because of your improved physical look.
Do I need high-tech equipment for me to succeed with body building?
No, you need not have expensive and state of the art equipment to help you succeed with body building. Be very resourceful and creative. But of course specific types of equipment could help a lot.
Do I need to go on a strict diet?
It a yes and a no. Yes because during body building you need only the right amount of essential nutrients – Carbohydrates, Fats, Protein, Vitamins and Minerals, Fiber, etc. Cooking plays an important role too. Like when cooking vegetables, don’t soak them in water before cooking because the useful element are washed out by the water. As well as cutting and chopping them into small pieces and do not overcook them. It’s a no because you still can get to enjoy meat, poultry, fish, anything natural as long as you consume it in moderation.
Do I need to use supplement while body building?
Well, it’s really up to you. It depends maybe with the type of supplement you are going to use. If you really opt to use supplements try the safe and natural ones instead. Like whey protein and milk. Try ask from experts or a doctor to know the possible side effects that your supplement of choice would have. But steroids … a no,-no. Various studies have shown steroid are a source of many side effects. And steroids usage is still illegal.
What if I experience fatigue during body building?
Fatigue is the state of the body where it can no longer carry on activities including exercise. To prevent fatigue, do not overdo your routines. This would not result to a faster building up of muscles but only fatigue. If you feel you’re suffering from fatigue … slow down a bit and wait till you feel that your body has returned to normal condition before going back to your regular routine.