Lets talk about competing, It seems like everyone is in this competing 'bandwagon'. It might seem fun and glamorous to be on stage, showing off your muscles and just having fun. Yes, the brief moment that you're on stage, its all fun and games, you feel a rush of adrenaline rushing through your veins, you feel like you're on top of the world.
But what you don't know before you get into competing or preparing for a competition, is the stress ; emotional, physical and mental. It's...
Do i look happy here? Yes i do, but do i feel good? Not really.
To able to get to this level of body fat, i have to restrict my calories, restrict my carbs. I felt listless and restless ALL THE TIME. Sure i loved how i look but i don't love how i felt. I was so antisocial, i cancelled plans with my friends because i couldn't eat out with them, or because i felt so drained to socialise.
Macros are what make up the caloric content of a food, they are called Macronutrients. The three categories of macrconutients are Carbohydrates, Protein and Fats. These three makes up your daily calories and they are what determines whether you lose or gain fat. The caloric combination of these macros are where your total calories come from.
Rest is essential when trying to build and sculpt your body. If you’re not getting quality sleep each night, your muscles won't grow. Lack of sleep increases your body's level of cortisol (a stress hormone), wreaks havoc on your body's human growth hormone, and inhibits your body from properly storing glycogen—all things that can have a negative impact on muscle growth,
Try getting 8 hours of sleep overnight, your body repairs itself at the time...