Category Archives: Body Building General

Body Building for Males

When you start a body building program, be aware that this has generally always been a male sport. That doesn’t mean that females can’t be body builders, but male body building has always been the norm. The reasons are far reaching actually. Males naturally produce a large amount of testosterone in their bodies. Testosterone lends itself to longer, more intense workouts. It’s a natural part of male body building. Testosterone makes men more aggressive, and as a result, they are able to work out more intensely. That […]

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Body Building Exercises

For large legs, you’ll want to do a great deal of weights squats as well as dead lifts. The resistance you are putting on your legs when you execute these types of workouts will certainly push your muscles to make them grow. That’s the point of an intense exercise program to begin with. Raising weights with your legs as opposed to your arms will help the quadriceps and also hamstrings end up being tight as well as fit. Wonderful abdominals are developed much in the same way […]

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Body Building Equipment

An exercise ball is a cheap method to work your abdominal muscle muscles and also make them strong. You just surrender the ball and do sit-ups while using the resistance that the sphere can give you works your abdominal muscles. Medicine ball can be purchased in lots of places consisting of warehouse store like Wal-Mart, as well as are relatively inexpensive when you consider what they can offer you in the long run. Of training course, you will want to have some kind of weights to aid […]

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Body Building Competitions

When you are serious about body building, the next logical step is to enter a body building competition. You’ve worked hard to sculpt the perfect body, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t want to stand up next to others who have worked just as hard and have an impartial third party decide who has the best body. Keep in mind that body building competitions can be very intense events and the competition can be just as difficult. You have worked to make sure your muscles are as […]

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Body Building Anatomy

The anatomy of body building includes knowing what muscles are located where and how they are grown most effectively. It can be confusing, so as you read this article, find a mirror and locate the muscles on your own body. When you are body building, knowing the anatomy of your body can be very, very helpful. Of course, you know where your neck is. There are two basic neck muscles that you can focus on in your body building. The upper trapezius runs down the back of […]

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Learn to Take a Break

Getting into the gym to work out and build one’s muscles up is a highlight of the week for many of us, no matter how many times a week we do it. It can allow us to work through the tension of the rest of the week, give us time to think things through while also expending some energy. It would not be going too far to suggest that there are many of us who view training as an indispensable part of our weekly routine. However, a […]

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Keeping in Shape

Although body building is principally seen as something largely cosmetic – there is not a heck of a lot of practical reason for having arms wider than a small tree – there are reasons beyond the aesthetic effects of it for sticking to a regime. Not least of these is that a good body building regime can have a knock-on effect on your general good health. As long as it is a measured and defined program, a body building regime can be one of the best things […]

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Small weights first!

The most important lesson that you can absorb before you take up body building is that there is such a thing as too much, too soon. All of us are keen to do something impressive, whichever field it is in. When taking up body building, especially if you do it at a gym, it is common to see guys whose biceps are thicker than your thighs. The natural response to this is to wish to match them lift for lift. But the natural result of that is […]

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