Steps to Become a Triathlete
A triathlete is assumed to have a great body regardless of what his forte of a sport is. Arms that are well-defined and bear cuts, a set of shoulders and a chest that is packed tight, a stomach that is absolutely flat and sold, a waistline defined by a V-shape sleekness and curvaceous, sleek, hard core legs, are all what you must be aiming for when looking to become a triathlete. This particular look is the ideal triathlete look that you want to achieve and as impossible as it sounds to achieve, it is not beyond your reach!
Here are some steps and tips that you can follow to become the triathlete you want to become.
Essentially, triathletes indulge in two different styles of lifting weights. One of them is rather low resistance style of endurance weight lifting with high repetitions, while the other style is more on the heavier, yet slow side, like bench presses, squats or deadlifts. These two types of lifting style are essential steps towards becoming a triathlete. They tone your arms to the extent of giving you the cuts and the definition that make them stronger and bear more endurance.
Eat the Right Way
One misconception that we all may have over fats is that… they make you fat! Well, that is not entirely true, as there exists a certain group of fats that are rather good for the body. These fats prompt certain essential bodily functions as well. These good fats are responsible for hard and lean muscles, along with a more intense mental energy, a higher libido and other hormone related advantages that boost up your competitive drive!
In order to eat right what you must do is inculcate a high amount of healthy fats in your diet, accompanied by a moderate dose of proteins and a decent helping of carbohydrates at the right times, like before an exercise session or right after it. This kind of a diet plan will ensure that with the help of the fats you have your reservoir of energy maintained, with the carbs you have boosts of added energy spurts taken care of and with the assistance of natural proteins you have the ability to keep your muscles firm and brain elevated.
Training is an essential component of every triathlete’s routine. However, it only counts if you train the right way. Long hours of slow paced aerobics training and short spurs of hard and intense interval training are the two means that most triathletes will employ. What is important to know here is that considering the drive and ferocity of competition triathletes possess, it is understandable they would want to expend all energy day in and day out in training sessions. However, does that make it desirable? The answer is no. Such kind of intense training can very easily translate into overtraining, which will not only negate all efforts of achieving the desired goals of a fit, well defined triathlete body, but also deplete hormone, waste energy and afflict you with the symptoms of overtraining, such as exhaustion, fatigue, headaches and the likes.
In order to train right, it is very important to perform a combination of different routines put together. What should be done is an amalgamation of a high intensity hard core workout in short spurts, a moderate amount of moderate paced workout and a small amount of long training in aerobics, for ideal results!
Just by making a few lifestyle changes towards the betterment of your life, you can accomplish a fantastic looking body, appropriate to become a triathlete. It is very important to get an adequate amount of rest, especially if you are training really hard, as your body will need recovery time to spruce up the workouts ahead more efficiently, which can be best accomplished through resting. Furthermore, detoxifying your body by eating right is also very important as that will keep you feeling fresh and upbeat, making you ready to train and boost your energy levels.