Mindset When Bodybuilding

Mindset When Bodybuilding

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Mindset When Bodybuilding

Your Mindset when bodybuilding has to be correct.

No matter how old you are or how fit and active you think you are bodybuilding is by far one of the hardest sports that you can compete in.

The sheer pain of all those hours at the gym basically ripping and re ripping your muscles so they grow is a test of not only strength and endurance  but also a mental test.

Your mindset has to be totally focused on the goal that you have set out to do.

Bodybuilding is basically resistance exercise that will develop your muscles.

It is achieved  with the correct diet with carbohydrates  and oils  and proteins to get the best result.

Bulking Up

To get size on when you are body building you need to eat more calories.

There are 2 ways of doing this one is the clean bulk with is eating all the right foods that contain the correct fats oils and proteins and this way you will  not add too much fat to your body whilst growing.

The other is the dirty bulk where you eat everything including burgers take ways and sugary foods and do not really care about adding fat to your body a just adding lots of calories.

The excess fat will be gone when you diet down anyway.

Even whilst  bulking it can be  hard to fit extra meals in to your daily life some take as many as 10000 calories  a day.To gain the weight before dieting back down for competition.


Dieting down or cutting for bodybuilding is by far the hardest thing that you will have to do.

Many bodybuilders cut out all carbs up to 8 weeks before a competition.

This will be mentally and physically hard  and you have to have the right mindset and attitude or you will never make it.

All your energy will be at its lowest point and you still need to focus on lifting those weights and also doing a lot of cardio vascular exercises.

There is no easy way to get rid of all the excess fats and just have solid muscle to put on show.

Tips for setting your goal

1. Do not try to build up to fast it is a very slow process sometimes it can take years.

2. Get the right advice from people who have actually competed before.

3. Get the correct diet ask a nutritionist advice on what to eat at each stage.

4. Do not over exercise keep a good routine.

5. Get enough rest between work outs.

6. Drink enough water at all times.

7. The most important tip of all is enjoy working out.

It is a really hard sport and bodybuilding can  be hard as well as enjoyable you have to have the right frame of mind to compete and you have to want to win.

On the other hand body building can be great for fitness as well as for your health even if you do not take it serious enough to compete just for trimming or having a nice shapely body is a great feeling.

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