Nutrition A standard advanced bodybuilding diet will suffice for the female bodybuilder just as it does for the male lifter. Choose 5 to 7 meals each day along with a pre-workout from this list of top pre-workout 2021. Comprised of 2 servings of protein, 2 servings of carbohydrates, and moderate fat intake from healthy choices such as fish or nuts. You won’t need as many overall calories as the boys until you reach a point where your body weight is on par with theirs. Eat to grow, then eat to diet down when you deem it to be the time to get lean.

Exercise selection Women will use the same exercises as men when it comes to building all-out muscle mass. As long as the lifter is perfectly fine with the possibility of new bulk being added as a result of big eating along with big use of compound movements, there will be no surprises. That bulk scares away many women. However, that is often the price to pay when adding a great deal of new lean muscle mass in a short period of time. Choosing 2 or more compound movements leads to a situation where you will add bulk size. This, of course, would be the goal of advanced bodybuilding of either gender. Choosing more isolation movements with lesser weight and therefore less training intensity would provide the opposite effect and keep the lifter in an intermediate level of development.

Goal setting is key

First off, the goals a woman sets regarding her foray into advanced bodybuilding need to be crystal clear. There are no coming back from some of these changes, and the amount of resources that need to be invested is huge. A woman should know at what level she wishes to compete, at what body weight, and at what body fat percentage. From there, it is simply a matter of walking backward with smaller goals to reach that bigger goal. Write them out, and include some pictures of women with similar builds who would be the desired goal or outcome of a successful bodybuilding program. You will do what they did to reach that point!

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Repetition range Women will grow just as men will grow if they choose to use the same repetition ranges. Sets of 5 to 8 repetitions will result in gains of size, bulk, and strength. Sets with a range of 8 to 12 will deliver a moderate mix. Going with 12 to 20 repetitions per set will lead to higher levels of definition, which is what some women prefer who are not yet at the advanced bodybuilding level. The rule is fairly simple – Go very heavy if you want to be very big! Women need to be extremely careful when making the move to an advanced bodybuilder in the chemical arena. They will respond very well to the use of anabolic steroids. However, many of the changes they see are going to be permanent, and perhaps not desirable. Acne is temporary. However, clitoral growth, deepening of the voice, and hairline recession are often permanent changes that women experience. Women should weigh all possible outcomes and long-term ramifications of taking female bodybuilding to very extreme levels. The rewards can include being among the best in the world at what you do. The downfall can be retaining many of the changes deemed undesirable on a permanent basis.

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