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Submitted by Loring A. Windblad on February 12, 2010

Diet Tips And Tactics For Effective Body Building

Body building is an act of putting on muscle mass as opposed to cardiovascular exercise where the objective is to lose weight. Building muscle mass is dependent on a variety of systems. The first is the energy levels that you need to “store” in your muscles and this is dictated by the levels of creatine, the next is the amount of testosterone in your system, and finally the amount of protein that you ingest that goes into creating muscle. All of these three factors have to come together for increasing muscle mass. Where this muscle mass is then built into is a consequence of the exercises that you do.

Creatine is a substance that is naturally created by the body in the kidneys. This is a substance that is necessary for muscles because it works like an electrical capacitor in storing energy. Our body engines are the mitochondria that are present in each and every cell in our body.

These mitochondria create energy from the conversion of adenosine triphosphate into adenosine diphosphate; the result of which is a free phosphate ion and the release of energy from that reaction.

This free phosphate then reacts with creatine to form phosphocreatine that will react back with adenosine diphosphate to form adenosine triphosphate; therefore, phosphocreatine becomes and energy capacitor. Creatine can increase in the body by eating animal protein.

All types of meat contain this but red meat has the highest concentrations.

Testosterone is a steroid that is created in the testes and ovaries of women, and the higher the levels of testosterone, the more muscles that are formed. Tampering with this hormone artificially is dangerous so you have to increase the amount of testosterone in your body naturally.

Stay away from eating nuts like almonds, flax seed, and some types of alcohols as these contain plant estrogens that will cancel out the effects of testosterone.

To increase production of testosterone, all you have to do is to increase the amount that you vigorously exercise. Proteins that are required for the development of muscle can be acquired from plant and animal sources and this is something that you don’t have to control. In fact, your appetite will increase to accommodate for the increased need for protein; however, a good protein boost comes from eggs and dairy. Remember that with all this ingestion of protein, to have enough whole wheat and rice to fuel your body.

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