Bodybuilding. The word immediately evokes distaste in many people. Bronzed, oiled up men in thongs showing off their clearly unnaturally large bodies…and women that look just like men. I understand the stigma, yet I consider myself a bodybuilder. In part 2 of this series I’ll show you why you probably should be bodybuilding too.
At its core, if you strip away the competitions and the steroid usage, the natural bodybuilding lifestyle simply comes down to lowering your body fat percentage and increasing muscular size. This is achieved through heavy resistance training in combination with a controlled diet. Here are 4 more reasons why you should consider bodybuilding in your training even if you have no interest in competing.