Addressing Common Training and Nutrition Mistakes

Friday, March 3, 2017

There is a wide range of mistakes done in bodybuilding. These mistakes range from the exercises, nutrition and the routine itself. However there is a way to go about it, to ensure healthy body building and do away with possible injuries and the fatal aftermath of bodybuilding. This article gives you an insight to these mistakes and how to go about the process of avoiding them.

Step 1: Always train the Posterior Chain

This is one of the most important aspects in athletic training. When one neglects the muscles mass in the posterior chain including the low back, hamstrings, glutes, and the calves, this hinders any considerable increase in an individual athletic prowess. The posterior chain is frequently ignored by many bodybuilders because they are not visible through the mirror. The reverse hyper is the superior of all available posterior chain exercises. Unfortunately, without a suitable machine, it becomes very tough to use heavy loading on the particular exercise. Fortunately, there are some exercises that one can use to have a proper training of the posterior chain exercise. Some of these exercises include, Romanian dead lifts, full squats and good mornings, and they all help in bringing your posterior chain to a standard level.

Step 2: Prevent Overtraining

There are situations that happen making someone have negative effects of overtraining. But this is all because, their bodies are not properly set and they have not been receiving exercises optimally leading to body strain. To prevent all this from happening in future, you have to have an enthusiasm for training. Always approach the gym with vigor well enough to motivate you in lifting weights as much as possible, even without the thought of the possible consequences. In doing this for few weeks, the body adjusts drastically and overtraining becomes a thing of the past. However, never go to extremes, which the body cannot handle. You are best suited to know your body and know on the right time for a rest. Otherwise, too much taxing of the nervous system can seriously hinder progress in bodybuilding. For an average starter in body building it is wise to have a limit of lifting 4 days in a week, and use light recovery sessions in the routine process.

Step 3: Eat right, just like, an Athlete.

Eating right in bodybuilding is the biggest asset in muscle building. Much attention is however focused on resistance training by many bodybuilders but nutrition should always play its role in the same process. Formulating effective eating plan is the solution to all these queries. Always avoid the anal-retentive formula to nutrition, like the case of many bodybuilders. The better way of approach in the improvement of an athlete’s nutrition is, differentiating the bad and good foods. Dig more on the diet information before deciding on what to take. A general advice is, eating a lot of meats, fruits, vegetables, whole wheat grains, and other substances that can lead to a balanced diet.

Dane Fletcher is the world’s most prolific bodybuilding and fitness expert and is currently the executive editor for BodybuildingToday.com. If you are looking for more bodybuilding tips or information on weight training, or supplementation, please visit http://www.BodybuildingToday.com, the bodybuilding and fitness authority site with hundreds of articles available FREE to help you meet your goals.

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