The main goal of many bodybuilders and trainers is to build muscle and lose fat at same time. In-order to gain muscle, body needs to supplied with food and to shed the fat your body needs to burn calories.
Although training with weights helps you to gain muscle and burn calories, you would still need cardiovascular exercises for burning fat. Equally important is eating healthy and you can take supplements to help you in meeting your goal.
By following strict control of your diet and by performing fat burning exercises, losing fat won’t be a problem. In-order to gain muscle proteins are crucial, so eat protein rich foods.
Weight training is important aspect for building muscles.
Bench Press is most popular chest building exercise. Lie on the flat bench, with your legs wide apart. Dismount the barbell from the rack and take grip of shoulder’s width, that’s you starting position. Slow bring the weight down with your arms until it comes close to upper chest.
Now slowly lift the weight up by extending your arms, that would make one repetition. Bench press not only works on chest but also on shoulders and triceps. Repeat the same movement for 14 times in 3 sets.
It’s one of the top exercise for building lower body. To do a perfect squat, good balance and resistance is essential. Without a proper form you are arching your back and it will prove dangerous.
During the entire workout, your chest should be out and abs tight in. Take shoulder’s width and lift the barbell off the rack. Now slowly bring the weight down by bending your knees and using your hips only.
As you go up, again use your hip movement and remember to keep you back straight. Since it’s a tough exercise, start with 8-9 repetitions.
If you are looking to get huge arms, it essential to do this exercise regularly. First pick the dumbbell that is having proper weight, if you are beginner start with smaller weights.
Lift the dumbbells from the floor with your palms facing forward. It’s essential to keep neutral spine and head looking forward. Keep a slight bend in your knees and your feet should be shoulder’s width apart. Now you are ready, start by lifting the dumbbell one at a time.
As you move the weight up make sure you are contracting your biceps while your upper arms is stationery. Do about 18 reps in 3 sets.
It’s one the best way to burn fat and calories.
One of the best cardiovascular exercise that you can do to work on your abdominal muscles. You can do it almost at any time and anywhere. Basically the start up position, is just similar to push ups.
So take push up position on the floor and with your legs supporting your stand. Using your knees, bring your right knee front near to elbow and jump back to bring the other.
You can do it fast once you get the right movement. You can also combine mountain climbers with push ups, that makes it even more harder. Do about 20 reps in about 3 sets each.
It is one of the simplest and yet toughest exercise that you can do using your own body weight. Burpees doesn’t need much space and the number of reps that you can make fully depends on your stamina.
Stand straight on the floor and get to squat position. Next jump to push up position and using your both the knees move forward close to elbows.
Using that position, you will have to jump up as high as possible. That would make one repetition. Do about 15 reps in 2 sets.