Body Building and Core Training
Bodybuilding today is popular with both men and women and with good reason, you can achieve a better defined body and sexy toned appearance. However many people forget to consider some of the risks involved in not being properly informed before starting any kind of bodybuilding workout. The consequences of over-working your body can affect not only your health but the condition of your body.
Quick, excessive growth of muscles can stretch your skin and cause stretch marks. If you take a look at many bodybuilder who are considered extreme bodybuilders, you will see stretch marks on the arms, chest and legs. These will fade over time but never quite disappear. This is just one of the many reasons why you should be knowledgeable about body physics while you are training.
While you are training and building muscle you will find that you will be eat to eat about 5,000 – 7,500 calories a day without getting fat. Your metabolism speeds up and muscle growth and support takes a very large amount of energy so you can basically eat all the food you want.
However, if you suddenly stop bodybuilding and working out you will continue to eat the same amount of food but will not be burning many calories. You’ll find that you will start to pack on the fat very quickly.
Remember to cut back on calories when you cut back on your training.
The best way to avoid serious injuries and damage to your body is by doing your bodybuilding workout judiciously and under the supervision of a trainer who can help you exercise the right way.
There are also many good downloadable guides that can walk you through your bodybuilding program just like a trainer would.
Another way to do your bodybuilding workout the right way is by exercising regularly even after you’ve achieved your desired look. Any abrupt changes in this routine will throw your body metabolism off and the result is that you will gain weight.
As with any other type of activity, a healthy balanced diet and regular exercises is always good for your body whether you are into bodybuilding or not. When the body gets used to a type of workout it is hard for it to adjust to a passive lifestyle. That is why it is advisable not to take any bodybuilding workout to intense levels without any professional guidance.
If you are determined to be a body builder rather than just toning your body shape, then you must keep in mind that it will take a lot of determination, motivation, passion and dedication to your bodybuilding workout routine to be a successful body builder. It is not just fad that you can follow now and then forget later when you’ve grown tired of it. You need to keep working out to keep the shape or you’ll find yourself with a flabby belly and a good set of matching love handles.