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Working Toward Becoming Muscle Builder

Thaya KareesonFeb 22, 2010 | edited Feb 22, 2010 - by @ThayaKareeson

The muscle builder may not want to look like a pro wrestler but perhaps bulking up a bit is in your agenda. Many approaches are out there on how to increase muscle.

No need to join a gym to start building muscle tissue. This can be achieved in the comfort of your home as long as you are committed, and the goal can be reached without using weights. This is not so hard to believe. You can bulk up in the comfort of your home by adding some simple exercises into your daily routines.

Executing basic exercises on a daily basis will result in muscles responding favorably. Pull ups, dips and push ups are all super for building the shoulders, chest, triceps, biceps and upper back muscles. Great exercises for the abs and lower back are crunches, leg lifts, back extensions and sit ups. The lower body loves lunges and those thigh muscles will grow with squats combined with lunges.

Some of us do prefer a gym and have the required discipline to make this happen because they like to take advantage of gym equipment. Beware though, a gym is good for only some people. For others, gyms are intimidating. Getting a friend to join with you is best because there is power in numbers and it makes things easier. Gyms have advantages because mixing up routines and avoiding boredom makes it more fun.

Muscle building takes another component that is crucial and this is the daily diet you have. Common sense says avoid the junk food, starch and high sugar intake but what is most important for the body when building muscle is protein. Protein is a macronutrient and it is responsible for building muscle.

Meat, lots of meat is packed with protein but there is no need to worry if you are vegetarian, protein is in nuts, dairy items and legumes.

When protein enters the body it breaks down and is converted into amino acids. This is referred to as muscle building blocks. Production of some amino acids happens in our body and some are not. Essential amino acids are the acids that the body does not produce.

The following are some tips to a diet containing high protein levels. Cheating will not get you anywhere. Increasing protein levels does not mean you can eat mass quantities of food. Nuts are very fattening. Do your homework and make sure your information is from a reliable source. Ask the family doctor or a nutritionist to get solid diet advice.

More tips include slow down when eating and chew your food properly. The human body must digest food properly in order for things to function well. For example, foods like steak need to be chewed minimum forty times.

On a last note, do not skip a meal and be sure to drink a lot of water all day long. Following a good diet with a routine in place and building muscle tissue will not be that difficult!

If you want to learn how to lose weight through being a muscle builder, then you need learn that you have to gain calories in order to get muscles. However, you can look skinny and muscular with body building.

Muscle Building Author Feb 23, 2010
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Great tips! I found this page very useful. You don't hear much about the importance of chewing your food, but it really does make sense.

edited Feb 23, 2010 - by @MuscleBuilding28882
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