Natural Bodybuilding Jargon

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Overtrained and Strained. Pushing your body to a point that it no longer recovers fromrepparttar workouts. Signs of overtraining can be sleepless nights, an unusually cranky personality, and losing muscle size. A change of workout is usually needed but first preceded with a period of rest so thatrepparttar 146875 body can recover. Following a periodization program will help prevent this.

Periodization Program. This program cycles light with heavy training days. This will helprepparttar 146876 body recover faster and also provide an ever-changing training program to preventrepparttar 146877 body from adapting torepparttar 146878 workout and preventing growth.

Split Program. A bodybuilding training program that splits workouts up to one or two bodyparts per training session. This can be further broken down into 2 workouts per day. This is called a double split. It can be a 4,5, or 6 day a week program. This is a very advanced training program and can lead to overtraining from not enough rest between training sessions.

Superset. Working two opposing muscle groups in one set. An example would be doing a set of bicep curls and then immediately follow that with tricep pressdowns.

Forced Reps. This involves doing a set to failure and then having your training partner help you with additional reps.

The Pump. A tight warm somewhat burning sensation in a muscle that is from by being worked through manipulation. Can be from using a barbell, dumbbell, exercise machine, or some other means.

PumpOut. Generally, a set of 12 to 15 repetitions added atrepparttar 146879 end of a bodypart workout. This is done to force additional blood intorepparttar 146880 working muscle and deepenrepparttar 146881 “pump” feeling.

Melon Knockers. Lying triceps extensions. The name came fromrepparttar 146882 bar being just aboverepparttar 146883 head atrepparttar 146884 bottom ofrepparttar 146885 movement.

Gabby Haynes. Also called “all mouth”. This fellow bodybuilder can be quite irritating by disturbing other bodybuilders talking to them constantly. This person generally has no regards to other bodybuilders and will talk to them at anytime, even during a hard concentrated set. A common quote used around this bodybuilder is “where isrepparttar 146886 switch to turn it off!”.

Lifting Belt. A leather or nylon belt that is 4 to 6 inches wide. It is usually worn when doing heavy leg workouts even though I seen lifters use them when doing wrist curls. They help supportrepparttar 146887 mid torso.

Tourniquet pants. A lifter who wears a bleached out pair of gray sweat pants that have severely shunken inrepparttar 146888 laundry.

Squat Rack. An apparatus used inrepparttar 146889 gym for safety. Most are designed to accommodate all heights with adjustable pins. Leg squats, bench presses, and other lifts can be done using a Squat Rack.

Lightbulb Man. This is describing a male bodybuilder who only worksrepparttar 146890 chest and arm muscles.

Rip Up. Can also be called cutting up or lean out. Sheddingrepparttar 146891 body fat by aerobic training and diet to show muscularity.

Melon Sized. Sometimes used to describe a pair of large and defined deltoid muscles.

Striated and shredded. A term used to describe a muscle distinguished from other smooth muscle by transverse striations ofrepparttar 146892 fibers.

Peeing Nitro. A condition of urinating excess nitrogen from consuming too much protein.

Carbed Up. A process of eating slow burning carbohydrates and drinking water three hours before a workout. This will provide fuel for energy forrepparttar 146893 anaerobic training.

Quarter Barrel Sized. Sometimes used to describe a bodybuilder with unusually large leg muscles. Especially if out of proportion torepparttar 146894 rest ofrepparttar 146895 body.

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