Aerobic exercise and bodybuilding – are they compatible?

To eat five to seven times a day it is not an easy task, especially if you have to cook by yourself. Therefore, it is unlikely you will find at least one athlete who is not taking any supplements. Nutritious smoothies save time, and it is very important if you have a busy life schedule. But again, do not go to extremes and eat only supplements: supplements should remain supplements. Your main task is to consume the highest-quality products, and fully meet the needs of the body for nutrients. If your body does not receive enough “natural” protein from the foodstuff – then help yourself protein powders. Good supplements are also considered creatine, HMB and L-glutamine which have no harmful side effects, but the benefits – in bulk! But, from what supplements to stay away, if you are going to gain some weight.? Most of you should know – those which reduce the weight (ephedrine, caffeine, pyruvate). And another advice: do not buy supplements that contain too many carbohydrates and little protein. It’s a waste of money!

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How to deal with tiredness? 7 tips

1. Keep the carbohydrates, protein and fats in your diet in balance in the correct proportions (60/25/15). Obligatorily eat two hours before a workout (preferably to get about 500 calories, 75 g carbohydrate, 30 g protein and 9 grams of fat – roughly contained in the chicken breast with 2 cups of rice).
2. During aerobic workout drink energy drinks containing glucose (50 g).
3. Eat little but often – 6-7 times a day, every 2.5-3 hours. This diet does not allow “overloading” the body by massive doses of carbohydrates, which means you can control the synthesis of insulin and maintains stable sugar levels in blood.
4. An hour before the workout, take the amino acid tyrosine. Tyrosine is a precursor of dopamine with serotonin neutralizing effect.

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The 2011 Olympia – Info

The Rosters

Open Men
Troy Alves, USA
Robert Burneika, USA
Brandon Curry, USA
Jay Cutler, USa
Marius Dohne, South Africa
Toney Freeman, USA
Kai Greene, USA
Marcus Haley, USA
Phil Heath, USA
Dexter Jackson, USA
Johnnie Jackson, USA
Michael Kefalianos, Australia
Marc Lavoie, Canada
Victor Martinez, Dominican Republic
Frank McGrath, Canada
Evgeny Mishin, Russia
Edward Nunn, USA
Shawn Rhoden, USA
Craig Richardson, USA
Ronny Rockel, Germany
Ben White, USA
Dennis Wolf, Germany
Hidetada Yamagishi, Japan

202 Men
Al Auguste, USA
Jason Arntz, USA
Pierre Chamoun, Sweden

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Development of strong and powerful legs

Unfortunately, nowadays most men have long forgotten about their childhood dreams, and prefer to spend their whole lives working in cramped and stuffy offices. Bodybuilding is necessary for them! The potential for the development of muscles has absolutely every one of us, and therefore it must be realized.

This article is dedicated to powerful legs or in other words “foundation” of every bodybuilder. I just want to ask a question. Looking at photos of bodybuilders and athletes, did you ever notice which part of body compared to the others gets fewer loads? Quite right, it’s legs!  Most bodybuilders’ legs require a very serious workout. Why? Because hips and calves determines the power of the body. Without a solid foundation it is impossible to build a second floor. Effective workout for legs requires a lot of physical energy, and brings so much pain, what you can’t imagine.

Legs for an athlete are a very important part of the body. In legs are concentrated most of the power and strength. By the way, as shown by recent studies, legs are the most attractive part of the body, after the abdominal muscles. Who would have thought? But really, well-developed legs are a truly awesome sight!

Anyone can relatively easily “build” chest or ABS, but legs require significantly more work. This muscle group is the most massive muscle containing the greatest number of fibers, and to give it shape and relief it is necessary strong stimulation, a good stretching and low fat.
It doesn’t matter who says and what, but if you do not build your legs, you are not a real bodybuilder. So now you know how important the “foundation” is in human body. Now let’s see what exercise we need to proper train our legs.

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