Tips on Bodybuilding, Importance of a Good Bodybuilding Diet Plan
Posted Dec 29 2008 5:03pm
by Ricardo d Argence
The art of bodybuilding demands great commitment and will, balanced lifestyle, habitual exercise, and, most significantly, a balanced and healthy diet. Bodybuilders have always been the masters of dieting. Besides bodybuilders, there has never been a sport athlete who has been able to build their body the exact way they want.
Bodybuilders are able to lose and gain body weight just by adjusting their diet. Although your diet is important in order to have that perfect V-Shape body with bulging muscles, a proper workout is equally important. Many people have the idea that not eating will help them lose weight. It is not a healthy way of shedding extra weight, though it is true.
Surprisingly, eating well can contribute to weight loss. You cant just go out and eat everything and anything you want and expect to loose weight. If you want to shed weight and shape your body, it calls for a proper diet plan.
Whether you wish to keep healthy, or build a Stallone-like physique, you must eat properly to help you boost the process. Now that you know how important a role healthy diet plan plays in the process of bodybuilding, you may be wondering what a bodybuilding diet plan is all about.
A bodybuilder’s diet ought to be comprised of nutrient-laden, healthy foods in appropriate quantities. What do I mean with healthy foods? Here’s an example of a bodybuilding diet plan to help you build a well-toned healthy muscular body.
For breakfast: 1 cup cooked non-instant oatmeal. Seven scrambled eggs (1 whole+6 or more whites). 1 cup coffee. 1 glass of apple juice.
Snack: 1 small glass of water. 1 protein shake.
Lunch: 1 can tuna fish. 2 slices of wheat bread. 1 spoon of sweet relish. Dash of celery-salt. 1 large glass of water.
2nd snack: 1 protein shake. 1 small glass of water
Dinner: 1 baked boneless chicken breast, or salmon steak. 1 serving of brown rice. 1 serving of green beans. 1 large glass of water.
Before going to bed: 1 protein shake. 1 small glass of water.
Maybe you notices that the one thing that all of your meals have in common is water. This is because water plays a very important role in your bodybuilding diet plan. Current medical guidelines recommend liquid intake of 8-9 glasses of water per day. Water is essential in boosting your body building process, it’s imperative to drink the required amount each day.
So to conclude, for a healthy and a muscular body it is very important to follow a proper diet plan. In case you are working towards building a muscular body then considering the abovementioned diet plan along with your workout program is sure to help you a great deal in achieving your goal faster than you expect.