Great Tips to Increasing Body Mass

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In order to become a professional bodybuilder it is essential that you learn the principles of bodybuilding. If you do not increase your body mass you are not going to make it as a professional bodybuilder. In bodybuilding competitions the judges normally look at the mass of the competitors in order to determine the winner. If you do not have mass then you are not going to win in this bodybuilding competitions. The reason why many people result to using steroids is because they are not aware of the tips needed to increase their muscle mass.

Steroid abuse in order to increase muscle mass should be strongly discouraged because it lead to many side effects such as; enlargement of the clitoris, shrinking of the testicles, low sperm count, decreased sex drive, growth of breasts in men, women develop bass in there voice, increased aggression, depression, suicidal tendencies, insomnia, withdrawal syndrome, liver ailments, heart complications, high blood pressure and kidney problems. In order to increase your muscle mass, you should not use steroids but instead use natural means of exercising.

The other thing you need in order to increase your body mass is take a proper diet. When it comes to increasing your body mass, your diet plays a very important role. You should take plenty of calories in order to increase your body mass. Proteins and carbohydrates contain plenty of calories. Proteins are the building blocks of muscles and are therefore important in order to bulk up. If you do not increase your intake of proteins, it is going to be very difficult to bulk up. Show me a person who has managed to bulk up and I will show you a person who has mastered the art of taking quality proteins. Apart from proteins the other food which is necessary for you to bulk up is carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are the main source of fuel for the body since they contain plenty of calories. The other things you need to include in your diet are healthy fats which contain plenty of calories as well.

You need to use the right techniques when training. You should train using techniques such as compound movements. The various training techniques include; squats, dead lifts, shoulder presses, and bench presses. These exercises are great in helping a person increase there body mass since you are able to train more than one muscle group at the same time. The body usually responds to the weight training session in the first 20 minutes of the training session. If you train for more than 20 minutes you are going to lose your body mass. Compound movements will enable you to train more than one muscle group at the same time and therefore you will be able to increase your body mass.

In order to increase your body mass, you should also rest. Rest is very important because it enables your body to release various growth hormones which are needed to increase your body mass. You should therefore sleep for at least 8 hours each night.

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

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This article was published on 2010/03/30