Contesting bodybuilding competitions is not that easy task. You need a bodybuilding workout for maximum hours with which a 24-hour diet plan is to be implemented to achieve the best out of your employed resources. It becomes a bit more expensive because of several supplements, vitamins and specialized meals than normal and usual food intake. But this is what bodybuilding competitions require to make you substantially successful.
The purpose of specialized diet is to eradicate unnecessary fats from the body while keeping a burly muscle mass. Although there is some usual muscle loss along but that can be compensated with an intake of healthy supplements. Time duration for dieting varies from person to person. Those with bulky body may require dieting for 12 weeks while the others may need it for 4 weeks only. To maximize the weight loss process, one should enhance the intensity and duration of cardiovascular exercises along with other bodybuilding workouts. It is always advised to perform all the workouts with empty stomach as this excels the weight loss process to the best extent.
It is also suggested that 3 large meals should be increased to 6 small meals with all the carbohydrates to be consumed before afternoon. Thereafter only protein consumption is advised. Maximum sodium free water intake should be encouraged in bodybuilding workouts and diet plans. Useful sources of carbohydrates should be yams, celery, carrots and leafy green vegetables; refined flour, rice, refined sugars and sodium intake should be avoided to the maximum extent.
Carbohydrates consumption should be reduced few days before the completion and potassium supplements to be consumed 4 times a day with 5 grams of L-Glutamine. Go for small meals and less water a day before the competition and try having raw honey and peanut butter for instant energy and muscle satisfaction.
Supplements enlisted below also add to your bodybuilding completion and diet plans:
â€¢ Protein Powder – exclusively proteins with no fillers, sugars and carbohydrates.
â€¢ Meal Replacement Powders – high protein, blended with water or raw milk with bananas and natural peanut butter.
â€¢ Fat Burners – ECA Stack thermogenic product.
â€¢ L-Glutamine – reduces the muscle deterioration during strenuous bodybuilding workouts and pre-contest dieting.