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Facts That Every Bodybuilder Should Know

If you just joined a gym for the first time in your life and want to learn all about bodybuilding, then this is the perfect guide for you. There are many different ways in bodybuilding through which you can succeed, but for that to happen you should have basic know-how of bodybuilding. Here are some of the facts that every bodybuilder should know:

Progressive Weight Lifting

If you are a beginner, then you should aim to achieve a specific number of repetition with a specific weight. If you start with let’s say 10 repetitions with 50 kilograms on the bench press, then the following week, 2.5 kilograms would be added and so on.

One Gram of Protein Per Pound of Bodyweight

Nutrition is an important part of bodybuilding and protein is an essential nutrient for muscle building. The starting point should be one gram of protein per pound of body weight, however, if your diet contains more than that then that is even better.

Sleep

Sleep is an important part of the bodybuilding process, it helps the builders by mentally recharging them for the next training session. But do keep in mind that you cannot sleep for longer periods because that would mean more than 8 hours without food which can cause your muscles to break down their structure.

Avoid Overtraining

If you are enthusiastic about your training then that’s great but bear in mind that if you ignore the warning signs that your body is giving you and end up overtraining your body, then it could seriously damage your muscles.

Learning is The Key

There are many books, videos and magazines out there through which you can learn a lot about bodybuilding. Go through magazines like ‘The Manly Zone‘ or any other magazine that you can find, these will keep assist you and keep you updated on different ways of training.