What is drying?

Drying of the body - is a special period in the training activities of the athlete. Every bodybuilder, starting to work on his body, at first increasing muscle mass, becomes larger and heavier. However, during the growth of his body looks just great - and increasing muscle, and fat mass. But bodybuilding competitions are not judged only the muscles, but their precision and topography. This requires that the muscles do not hide body fat and excess moisture. Fat, called drying. However, it is not necessary to treat the drying, as a low calorie diet for weight loss. It is intended only for athletes and observed for a limited period of 6-8 weeks. Shortly before the athletes go into the hard mode of drying, but after the event, they again begin a regimen of weight or just relax.

Food drying

The main role in this period is nutrition. Its main purpose is to minimize the deposition of fat and to retain muscle mass. Therefore, the drying athletes consume plenty of protein and reduce carbohydrates. However, it is to clean the carbs too in order not to disrupt proper metabolism. The main products during drying - chicken breast, fish, eggs, low fat cottage cheese, cereals. For better digestion consumed cereals, vegetables and fiber. During this period, athletes can not do without special supplements - protein and amino acids, because to get required amount of protein from food is almost impossible. Also during drying must not consume saturated fats found in refined oil, margarine, fatty dairy products. However, unsaturated fats play an important role in the health of the body. They are in fish, nuts, olive oil.

Training on drying

If you're working on increasing mass, athletes use mesopotamie sets with large weights, while working on the relief preference is given to small and medium scale and the number of repeats, on the contrary, increases. Exercise turns into a kind of power cardio. The pulse should be quite high - 60-70% of maximum. In addition, great attention is paid to traditional cardio - running, exercise on a stationary bike or stepper. Athletes on drying give the cardio for an hour every day