How to Begin Bodybuilding
Bodybuilding is one of the greatest and oldest sports in the world. It makes you healthy and in good shape. As a bodybuilding beginner, it gives you a lot of confidence, and the coolest thing about bodybuilding is it fits everyone: that means whether you are 20 or 50, male or female, you can do bodybuilding beginner workouts and build muscle, lose fat, gain weight, or just get in shape. However, it could turn to be one of the hardest sports in the world, if a bodybuilding beginner expects to hit the gym today and wake up next morning became like “Schwarzenegger”
By the way, bodybuilding was Schwarzenegger’s ticket to a better life. It turned him from a young boy, a bodybuilding beginner, who grew up in an isolated village in Austria, to becoming the best bodybuilder ever, and one of the famous action movie stars. Wow, what a long way from a bodybuilding beginner to the governor of California. It could happen to you, why not?
You can use bodybuilding to achieve anything you want. A lot of people will say, as bodybuilding beginners, how can we start? What is the best bodybuilding beginner program for us, and what kind of food we can eat, and many other good questions all bodybuilding beginners certainly ask.
1 Determine your goal
Determine what your goal is. Anyone can start off in bodybuilding, but we all have different reasons. For example, “Markus Ruhl”, “The German Giant”, and “The bodybuilding freak”, as his fans called him. Try to create reasonable goals.
Whatever the reason why you decide as a bodybuilding beginner to start (lose fat, gain weight, build muscle, become a fitness model, become a professional bodybuilder, or just get in shape) you have to determine your goal before you start your journey as a bodybuilding beginner, whether you are a female bodybuilder beginner or male beginner because it will be much easier for you to achieve it and maybe it inspires you to a higher goal.
2 Find a gym
As a bodybuilding beginner you have to find a gym around your neighborhood and it will be much better if you can go to it by foot because it will help you to defeat all excuses about not going, and the Gym atmosphere is a very important key for your success because it helps you to concentrate more which means better results for you .
Ask yourself what is better for you. If you are a beginner female bodybuilder or a male beginner, train in a Gym full of big muscle bodybuilders or train in a Gym that has personal trainer who will help you to achieve your goal.
3 Find a training partner
Bodybuilding sport have a lot of challenges not every bodybuilding beginner can deal with it , in fact 90% of the bodybuilding beginner didn’t achieve their goals whatever it is lose fat , build muscle , gain weight, become a fitness model, etc because they didn’t have the amount of support and motivation all bodybuilding beginners really need.
Only 10% can survive and achieve their goals. Imagine a beginner female bodybuilder, will she succeed if she trained without any help? Of course not, but not everyone can pay for this personal trainer quite so quickly. That’s why the training partner is so important. Especially for bodybuilding beginner.
Take your friend who has the same goal to train with you or you can find a lot of training partners in the Gym. You choose what happens. The point is your training partner will give the support and motivation you need to achieve your goal.
4 One of the most important steps you have to take as a bodybuilding beginner is knowledge.
Gather as much information as you can about a lot of topics which are very important and related to your goals such as nutrition and how it effect your progress, body types and what kind of nutrition suitable for yours , bodybuilding supplements and how and when you can take some.
Find bodybuilding training program for you according to your goal ,and your body type and as a beginner female bodybuilder or beginners male bodybuilder.
All this knowledge will help you to achieve your goal and will teach you how to develop it.
5 Food challenge
Every bodybuilding beginner he or she have to change the way they eat , as we said before nutrition is a very important factor in any sport . and it’s more important in bodybuilding. Bodybuilding beginner like anyone of us eats just 3 meals a day while when he start bodybuilding this number must increase to 6 or 7 meals a day according to his weight , his training program , his body type ….etc.
To succeed in this challenge , first ask your doctor what is the best diet to you depend on the above mentioned elements . second , divided your meal from 3 big meals to 6 or 7 small meals then go to the next level as a bodybuilding beginner you will face some difficulty but after while your body will handle this challenge.
Do your best to succeed.
6 Facing injury challenge
Most bodybuilding beginner face this challenge. Injuries are a common problem with any type of athlete but is highly prevalent in the bodybuilding community due to the physical and psychological stress placed on the body. Injuries can cause you to lose the gains you have made, cause you to miss workouts, lead to poor sleeping habits, and even end a promising career so my advice to every bodybuilding beginner be patient, train hard and take care of your body and you will win this challenge.