April 12, 2016 william

The Treacherous World Of Fitness Competitions

Ever think about what really goes into prepping for a fitness competition? You might be surprised to learn what these athletes choose to put their bodies through in order to become the best of the best. Fitness competitions are a paradox of health and danger.

1. Bodybuilding And Sculpting Are Considered For The Elite Only

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It’s participants approach the sport with extreme seriousness. There are specific criteria for such entries as fitness model, bikini model, and bodybuilding to name a view. Criteria, such as symmetry, balance and even stage presence is looked analyzed. Participants even attend special posing workshops.

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2. The Training Is Grueling

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Athletes undergo between 12-17 weeks of specialized training and dieting. However, critics argue that it does not promote healthy eating and activity for all.

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3. The Quandary Is Just That…

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Athletes are resorting to dire dieting and exercise routines. While, non-athletes are trying to mimic the athletes. The result, people can become physically broken. There are countless stories folks developing bulimia or subjecting themselves to ridiculously rigid diets. Mental breakdowns are an issue. Many athletes and athlete wannabes develop self esteem issues.

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4. To Make Matters Worse, Many Athletes Turn To Inadequate Experts

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With their bodies and mind already in a fragile state, a lot of these people rely on poorly trained nutritionists and trainers.

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5. It’s Not Over When It’s Over

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Often, the consequences are severe when a bodybuilder decides to quit. Their weight often balloons as they begin to undertake a more normal diet. Then, the mind games begin, and the athlete can feel extreme guilt. It’s not unusual for depression to develop.

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