Essay on Is Bodybuilding For A Reason?

1714 Words Apr 17th, 2016 7 Pages
“It is called bodybuilding for a reason. It is a marathon of a sport. Consistency and longevity are key. Success and results do not come overnight rather over days turning to months and years. There is a reason it is not called bodybuilt. Lifetime of journey of progress and pursuit of a better you.” --Unknown
Many people do exercise on a daily basis to stay fit and healthy, but then there are people who take exercising to a whole other level. It takes more than just discipline to become a bodybuilder. A person has to have persistence, patience, and a positive outlook to what they are getting themselves into. Many think that their progress will show in a couple of days, and that they can eat whatever they want to, but in reality they are wrong. A person has to find the right meal plan that will fit into their daily calorie intake for the day. If one is trying to lose weight, then they might try to cut down on excess calories, carbohydrates, and fat. Then if one is trying to gain weight, then they will take in more calories, protein, and carbohydrates for the day. Being able to keep that diet and not breaking it, is truly one of the most difficult things to losing weight because eating a whole pizza is better than eating vegetables with a little amount of chicken. Also with the dieting, people like to see how far they have progress, and see how much weight they have lost or gained. Then to measure the amount of fat a person has, they might use a bioelectric impedance device, a…

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