Muscles are a bundle of fibrous tissue that have the ability to contract, producing movement or maintaining a certain position. Muscle is heavy but lean, it can make you bigger or smaller depending on what your body looked like before. If you are overweight and you jump right into it building muscle and trying to sculpt, chances are you will look fatter. However, if you lose weight and get into building and sculpting after that, then you will start to appear thinner but weigh more.
There are so many products on the market – some that work, some that don’t, and some that are just dangerous bodybuilding supplements in sheep’s clothing. First and foremost, if it sounds too good to be true, IT IS. There is no such thing as a “miracle” supplement, and nothing gives you the results of steroids without the side effects. A lot of times when it comes to supplement dangers the products themselves are fine, it’s user error that makes them dangerous.
Music has an uncanny ability to change our mood. It can fill us with energy, calm us down and, for some people, move us to tears. This can be used to our benefit when we are trying to calm down at night to go to sleep or to supercharge a party that would otherwise move pretty slowly. The same thing can be said about music’s ability to boost your motivation levels when you’re working out.
Has eating after working out become a serious problem? Do you find that you burn a ton of calories, only to consume even more of them than you’d burned away? Is it starting to feel as though you’re working against your own goals?
We all mean well by pouring everything we have into our gym sessions. However, many of us struggle with a powerful hunger once we’re done. Eating after working out can be a serious issue. That said, it can also be avoided. You just need to know what to do and take the right steps. […]
When it comes to getting your workouts in, it isn’t always a matter of determination. Even those of us who are the most dedicated to our routines have times when life takes over and we’re just too busy.
Though you can’t use that as an excuse every day if you really want to keep up your form, every now and again, there are some ways to slip in a bit of a workout here and there, even when 24 hours just doesn’t seem like enough for each day.
If you find that your bodybuilding workouts are leaving your body sore and tender, then you might find that the secret to overcoming that problem is in something as simple as watermelon juice.
Research into Muscle Pain and Watermelon
The results of a recently conducted study have now been published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. What it determined was that certain substances that occur naturally within watermelon can actually help to relieve the aches that bodybuilders. The same benefits can extend to other athletes feel after they have finished exercising, too.
Have you ever woken up only to feel as though you’re too sore to move after a workout the day before? Do you feel like your muscles are lashing out at you? It’s not uncommon to feel too sore to move after a workout when you take on a very challenging program. That said, have Read more about Why You May Get Too Sore to Move After a Workout[…]
When you’re only just getting started, bodybuilding tips for beginners can be very helpful. Many of the articles you read are geared toward people who are already on their way, and who are looking to improve their existing strategy. However, when you don’t have an existing strategy, this doesn’t exactly do you a lot of Read more about Bodybuilding Tips for Beginners Who Don’t Know Where to Start[…]
When it comes to getting the most out of your workout, exercise meditation may not be the first concept that pops into your head. Of course, there is a lot more to exercising than meditations. That said, the right sessions can actually boost your commitment to being physically active. This is particularly true when winter Read more about Exercise Meditation Really Will Help Your Workout Performance[…]
If your goal is fitness success, then you’re likely placing a lot of focus on your workout. That’s important. Of course, it is! However, it’s not the only factor. Your nutrition also plays a central role in your ability to reach your goals as quickly and easily as possible. The odd thing is that more Read more about Your Nutrition is as Important as Your Workout to Your Fitness Success[…]