Top 10 Common Mistakes Women Make At The Gym
Mistakes at the gym are bound to happen when you trying bodybuilding. If someone tells you they’ve never made a mistake at the gym, they are probably lying. Mistakes are part of a learning curve; I myself still make tweaks to my workouts and diet plans after 10 years of training. The beauty of making mistakes is that they can be fixed and make you better in the long run. Mistakes also help you to get to know your body. Our bodies all work differently, and what may work well for someone may not work well for you. Getting to know your body is another great key to success. From my personal experience, staying lean requires me to do at least 20 minutes of cardio 3-4 times a week. While others can do a minimal amount of cardio and still stay lean. It’s all about experience, and the more experience you have under your belt, the better you will be
1. Too Much Cardio
Ultimately, doing too much cardio can increase cortisol in the body. This causes the tearing of your muscle tissues, leading to a slower metabolic rate. Keeping cardio to a 3-4 day a week schedule at 30-40 minutes is usually an ideal amount of time for cardio lovers (along with weight training). Doing too much cardio can have numerous negative effects, such as burnout and lack of eating, and it can also burn away the muscle you are developing. If your goal is to build lean muscle, doing too much cardio will not help you. Set your cardio levels according to your goals.