by Don Braddock
(San Antonio, Texas, USA)
Far too many individuals end up burning out whenever they are at the gym and it doesn’t take long before the gains begin to slow down and the long term push takes over. The unfortunate part for many individuals whenever this time comes is that they get impatient and decide to take a shortcut in order to build their muscles and to break free of any plateau that they may be experiencing.
The most common way for them to do this is by taking steroids but for natural bodybuilders, that is not even an option.
You might be surprised to learn that making small changes in the way that you eat and work out can make large changes as far as your muscle gains are concerned. For example, if you have been using the same routine on a regular basis for an extended period of time, it would be beneficial for you to change that routine in order to make your body work a little bit different.
Any type of different exercises going to hit your muscles from a different angle, and that will be beneficial to your overall gains.
As far as eating is concerned, there really is no substitute for making sure that you are eating as healthy as possible. The unfortunate part about this is that many individuals feel that eating healthy consist of eating chicken breasts and slamming protein shakes all day long.
That really isn’t healthy food at all, as a matter of fact it may be counterproductive to your overall health goals. You can get just as much protein by drinking a green drink or eating a large salad with the right type of salad greens.
There are also a lot of beneficial enzymes and proteins in sprouts, something that very few bodybuilders eat regularly.
It might take a little bit of adjustment on your part in order to put these new routines into place but the benefits that you are going to receive will far outweigh any type of strain that you’re putting on yourself in the mean time.
Remember, it takes about 30 days for a new habit to be formed so make sure that you give it enough time to truly incorporate in your life. By making these small changes and allowing your body to be as healthy as possible, you will also be giving it the opportunity to grow.