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Nutrition is very important when you are trying to build up muscle mass. You don’t necessarily have to be dieting, but you do have to be conscious about what you are putting into your body so that you can maximize your workouts.

Another huge thing you have to be aware of in your body building program is sleep.

Rested Performance

Sleep is one of your most valuable tools for growth that you can have in your body building arsenal.

Muscle adaptation and growth often occurs at night.

During the suspended state of animation you are in, your body is doing exactly what you have been asking it to do during your workouts – build muscle.

Lack of sleep can have an intoxicating effect on your body. According to the Journal of Applied Sports Science, being awake for 24 hours has the same physical effect as a blood alcohol content of 0.096, which is above the legal driving limit in most states.

Working out in this state has its obvious downside. For starters, your lack of muscular coordination places you at a much higher risk for injury.

Muscle Building  

Bodybuilding is the process of developing muscle fibers through various techniques. It is achieved through muscle conditioning, weight train...

Muscle Building  

Bodybuilding is the process of developing muscle fibers through various techniques. It is achieved through muscle conditioning, weight train...

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