Diet for Optimum Weight Gaining Performance

Properly following a diet designed for a bodybuilder can help you to gain weight quickly and to lose stored body fat and to maintain a better body physique. However, you have to follow a strict guideline in order to succeed. In this post, i will be sharing with you the guidelines that you need.

 

Meals

The meals that you consume are very important and are a key deciding factor for your success, choose foods that will really complement each other, the meals you take should also have a good balance of carbohydrates, protein as well as unsaturated fats, you should also vary into your meals a variety of fruits and vegetables which contains vitamins and minerals that is essential for effective weight gain. For those who have a difficulty eating a good serving of vegetables, try drinking vegetable juices which can be a substitute for eating vegetables for your meals. one things to take note of is to consume lesser salt or use alternatives such as herbs and spices.

Because your body requires significantly more calories in order to gain weight, you need to eat a meal at least once every 3 hours, if you miss a meal, o not make up for it by eating double the next period as your body will not be able to absorb the nutrients and will turn the calories into fats. Ensure that you are getting omea 3 fatty acids into your diet as well, it helps to cerb your diet by tricking your body into thinking that it is getting fats and will help to release your body’s fat stores. One source of omega 3 fatty acids is flax seeds and walnuts

Hydration

Staying hydrated is of the outmost performance, a very easy guideline is to stay hydrated is to drink about 1 cup of water or 300 ml of water every 2 hours. Staying hydrated ensures that you recover properly after your workout sessions and to ensure that your performance is at the highest levels. To help gauge the amount of water you need in order to function properly, you should devide your weight in pounds by two. With that result, that is the amount of water you need to consume in ounces.

Supplements

Supplements are just about the trickiest thing to consume. Because if the amount of supplements that are widely available in the market now, it is difficult to differentiate the products and to tell supplement is the best for you. Supplements should never be used as a substitute for food but rather as the title says “supplement” your meals. The safest supplement that you can use for muscle gain is whey protein; whey protein is low in fats and high in protein which can really help with your pre workout nutrition or after workout nutrition. Supplements should always be consumed only before and after your workouts for the best performance.