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How To Gain Muscle And Lose Fat Now
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It's the burning question that is on everybody's mind, how to gain muscle and lose fat? It's not an easy combination, yet it can be achieved with the correct formula. For years, I have studied the process that bodybuilders have gone through to put on muscle and lose weight minus the supplements and drug enhancements. Also, exercise science has evolved and discovered new truths to how the body builds, breaks down, and recovers. It is a complicated subject but it does not have to have a complicated design for your own rituals for gaining muscle and losing fat.

First and foremost, let's discuss the diet part of the equation. Proteins are an essential part of the muscle building phenomenon. However, man can not live on proteins alone. Carbs and good fats are an important part of the process. As a matter of fact, good fats are essential for losing body fat and carbohydrates are essential for the energy the body has to create to live and do physical activity. No carb diets are not a good idea. You may want to limit the amount of carbs you take in and be creative as to the types of carbs and the time you eat your carbs.

Sugars are extremely important to avoid, especially table sugar. Sugar is a simple carb, however whatever is not used for energy gets stored. To be more precise, sugars create insulin, insulin, tells the body to store fat. Not a good idea if you are looking to learn how to gain muscle and lose fat.

The second part of the gaining muscle and losing fat problem is the weight training, resistence, and cardiovascular exercise needed. Most exercise enthusiasts are just as confused about the proper ways to train as they are about their diets. Most people do one of two things. They either don't exercise enough or they workout too much and over-train. It's important to keep to a strict workout formula. Exercise should be limited to 30-45 minutes of weight training each workout and 3 days a week.

Finally, it's important to understand the most neglected part of learning how to gain muscle and lose fat, and that involves stretching. Personally, I stretch 15 minutes at the end of my routines. Be sure to keep your stretching routines at the end of your strength training workouts. Stretching actually does compromise your strength but it will allow for greater blood flow to the muscle and allow for a better range of motion. In turn, this will give the muscle the ability to make bigger strength gains.


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