It has become the in thing for youths to undertake bodybuilding nowadays. The youths are the ones who are crowding the gyms nowadays since they have become very fitness conscience. If you are a teen seeking to boost your self confidence, improve your health, ego and self confidence then you need to take up bodybuilding. The young ladies nowadays admire guys with good body physique and that is why the teens are rushing to the gyms so that they can win the affection of the ladies.
As a youth bodybuilding is very useful because not only does it help you to develop a good body physique but it also helps you develop a disciplined life style. Without discipline you cannot be able to excel in life since discipline plays a major role in determining whether you are going to succeed in life.
The importance of discipline when it comes to succeeding in bodybuilding cannot be overemphasized.
Being a youth it is not advisable to use steroids in order to attain your bodybuilding goals. The reason is because your body already contains plenty of testosterone necessary to facilitate muscle growth. If you use steroids at this point in life your body is going to experience hormonal imbalance which may make your body to react very adversely to the drugs. Some of the side effects you may experience include; enlargement of the clitoris, irregularity of the menstrual cycle, growth of facial hair in women, shrinking of testicles in men, low sperm count, decrease in libido, baldness, kidney problems, liver conditions, heart ailments, insomnia, increase in aggression, and depression. You should not use steroids when you are young and your bodybuilding regimen should be natural. After you reach 25 years then you can consider using steroids since at this age your body is not able to produce as much testosterone as it used to.
Bodybuilding the natural way is especially useful if you are a youth since it helps you discover your strength and weakness. You are able to push your body to its limit so that you achieve muscle hypertrophy. This will help develop your character a great deal. It will help you not to give up just because you are experiencing great difficulties in attaining your goal.
In order to succeed in bodybuilding as a youth you need to understand the elements which govern bodybuilding. They include eating a healthy balanced diet, weight training and cardio exercises. Without properly balancing these three elements of bodybuilding you will not be able to succeed in developing your body muscles and transforming your body. Your diet should be balanced and include proteins, carbohydrates and vitamins. Proteins are the building blocks of muscles. Carbohydrates are the chief source of fuel since they contain plenty of calories which are needed for intense training. You also need to weight train so that you can be able to develop your muscles. The muscles can only be able to increase in size and strength through weight training exercises. You need to include aerobic exercises as well so that you get rid of the excess body fat so that your muscles become well defined.
Dane C. Fletcher, Fitness Trainer