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How to build an athletic body

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Besides having a powerful and strong body, athletes also have an athletic body. Many people want to have both a strong and athletic body and it is possible to achieve both. If you want to build an athletic body, with lots of powers, you will need to train like an athlete.

HIIT

If you want to build an athletic body, you will need to adopt HIIT or high-intensity interval training. It will improve your aerobic and anaerobic fitness and at the same time burn calories to help you reduce visceral and subcutaneous fat. If you're a sportsman, you know that you need quick bursts of intense activity followed by a recovery period. The same process should be used to create an athletic body. You can start with a 5 to 10 minutes warm up and then you start your workout. During the workout, you alternate between a high-intensity work period and a recovery period. An example will help you to understand it better. You can perform 30 seconds of sprinting followed by 60 seconds of jogging then rest for a few seconds and repeat the cycle.

Lift weights

If you want to become stronger and build muscles, you will need to lift weights. Only aerobic exercises will not help you to build those muscles. You should always focus on explosive full body movements because those moments will work on multiple muscles and your whole body. Deadlifts, clean and jerk, thrusters, snatches and different types of squats are very important for building muscles. They will target and stand in different muscles in your body. You need to perform strength training at least 3 to 4 days a week and one day rest between sessions. Perform 2 to 4 sets of its exercise and the number of reps may vary according to your need and present condition.

Your body is a temple

You will need to treat your body as a temple if you want to get both strength and athletic body. You will have to closely watch your diet and do not allow just anything to enter your body. If you fill your body with processed and high-fat foods, you will be overweight and have excess fat in different parts of your body. Your diet should include fresh, whole foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy, nuts, eggs and lean protein sources. Avoid all those processed foods, sugars and high-fat foods. Also, avoid junk foods because they will only add calories without adding any nutrient to your body. You need a combination of nutrition and protein which will be available only in healthy food choices.

It is also important for you to avoid smoking and eliminate drinking. If you cannot stop alcohol consumption, at least you should limit the intake. My Secure Tabs

Water is a very important source for your overall health and you showed drink enough water. It is important to drink water especially during and after your workouts. You need to drink 2 to 3 L of water everyday stress to ensure that your body is well dehydrated because your efforts to build muscle and athleticism will depend a lot on it.

References

1. Swole System – Build Size, Strength And A Lean Athletic Body
2. Increased protein intake reduces lean body mass loss during weight loss in athletes
3. Weight Management for Athletes and Active Individuals