Why Your Transformation Isn’t Working
A body transformation is easier said than done. Most people get a gym membership to transform their bodies but quit soon after they don’t see results and when the motivation fades away. If you’ve not given up the hope of getting in shape, you’ve come to the right place.
Transformations are set on some basic principles which work for every individual whether they want to lose weight or build muscle mass. If you avoid the things mentioned in the article, nothing can stop you from transforming your physique.
Many people don’t make any progress in the gym because they underestimate the discipline and commitment which is required to transform their bodies. If you want to change your physique make sure you never skip a workout, eat clean food and get enough sleep.
When you’re training, you shouldn’t engage in chatting with people or use your phone while on the cardio equipment or between sets. Plan everything in advance and execute it to the best of your abilities.
While most people realize the importance of a balanced diet, they make the mistake of trusting their senses to make the right food choices. If you’re serious about transforming your body, you should be tracking your calories.
Design your diet keeping your micro and macronutrients in mind. If your goal is to build muscle and lose fat, you should be following a high protein and low carb diet. If you’re on a deadline, you might have to skip the cheat meals.
Poor Training Programming
Some people take the training aspect of a transformation lightly. They think doing 3 sets of 12 repetitions of an exercise using lightweight is enough to change their physique for the better. If you want to transform your body, you need to follow advanced principles and programs.
You can’t expect to see the results a pro gets by following the program of a rookie. The right training program is one of the most underrated aspects of a transformation. In the beginning, you should focus on finding out your body type and finding a workout program which suits it.
Pushing Too Hard
When people decide on starting a transformation, some push themselves too hard. You need to remember that you break muscles in the gym and build muscle or lose fat while you’re resting.
You need to give equal importance to your recovery otherwise you run the risk of burning out. Target 6-8 hours of sleep every night to give your body enough time to recover and recuperate from your workouts.
If you want to transform your physique, know what the end goal will be. Write down your goals on paper and compare your progress every week. If you want to lose weight, write down your target weight and check your progress every week.
If you want to build bigger biceps, measure your current bicep size and check how close you are to the target size once every week. If you’re on the right path, keep going otherwise make adjustments. You can’t afford to want to transform your physique and then just hope for the best.
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