The bodybuilders who spend hours in the gym working out their daily fitness dose know that the correct eating plan is the half of their success. That is why it is that important to have a good appetite. Proper food is the main building material for the muscles.
An average bodybuilder spends more than 1 000 calories per each workout session. Weight lifting training also requires much energy.
It is clear that if you work out regularly but don’t consume enough food you never get the desired result. It is important to provide your body with the whole set of vitamins and nutrients. However a lot of bodybuilders face the problem when they simply are not hungry after the training session.
What one should do in that case? There are several ways to raise your appetite naturally.
First of all the right diet will help you to raise your appetite. Try to eat more often. Split your daily amount of food into six or seven small servings and enjoy each meal. Choose the foods you like. It is also important to alter the products in order not to get fed up by them finally. Even if you like some food you shouldn’t eat it constantly. Try to find some alternative add bring some diversity to your meals routine.
Try to shift your last meal. If you eat later in the evening your glucose index will rise in the morning. That will cause the appetite increase. You will be hungry and eat your breakfast with pleasure.
Consider adding spice to your food. Cottage cheese, whole grains or eggs may seem tasteless. If you add some spice you will find that you don’t need to push the tasteless food down your throat.
It is recommended to drink a glass of sour juice before the training session. The small amount of sugar will rise the insulin level. Insulin stimulates appetite, while the sour taste stimulates the mucous membrane of the mouth causing salivation. You may also try to drink some cabbage juice, eat a slice of fresh lemon or eat 1 small sour apple.
Remember that the beautiful serving also plays an important role in appetite stimulation. You may just look at the table and the look of the fresh delicious meal will arouse your appetite. Try to pay more attention to the way your food looks like. Who would like to eat some messy glop or eggs and vegetable pieces? However the freshly made nicely smelling scrambled eggs with fresh vegetable trimming will look bright and attractive.
Physical workout and outdoor activities arouse appetite. Sometimes only 1 extra hour spent outdoors will help you to boost up your appetite.
The planned fasting periods will also help you to improve your appetite. However fasting won’t help you to gain muscle weight. Drink more water. It boosts up your metabolism and will keep you ready for your meal.