Drying of the body as the term is most commonly used among the bodybuilders. Usually, the body is dried before competition to remove excess fat. This allows us to demonstrate the muscle in all its glory. Sometimes the dried body of a girl to get a better look. Excess fat is removed are much simpler diet than the heaviest exercises. Every professional bodybuilder is familiar with the diets are in practice.
Why the need for drying the body
In sports, strength training or aerobic exercises, the body increases metabolism. This leads to muscle and fat. Unfortunately, it is impossible to grow muscle and lose fat at the same time, without resorting to diets.
Drying of the body designed to highlight the beautiful muscles. If they are hiding behind fat, look not so impressive as we would like. That is, the drying body is getting rid of the fat to make the body beautiful, almost perfect look.
For people far from the sport, the drying of the body is perceived as getting rid of excess water in the body. In practice, the removed fats with an increase of dry body weight. Some professional bodybuilders manage to lose a couple of months up to 30 kg total weight, keeping beauty and muscle size.
Harmful drying of the body?
Products, which are suitable for drying the body, contain virtually no carbohydrates and fats. Diet for drying are called ketone, or carbohydrate-free. For the health of it is unsafe. If it is wrong to treat the process, you can greatly harm the body.
In ancient times, some prisoners were fed only meat. A few weeks later it led to death, as the body does not receive the necessary fats and carbohydrates.
On race day the athlete amount of fat in the body is 7-13%. This is a little more than a week in this state to live dangerously. To reach perfect drying in several stages.
The steps of drying the body
The first stage of drying is a low-carb diet. Used protein about 60%, fats 20%. The rest is carbohydrates. The period lasts from one month to six weeks.
The second stage of drying is called the fasting diet. Protein is used to 80%, the rest is given to fats.
The third stage of drying wheat-free diet, as well as "drain water". Low fat and carbohydrates. Almost all food is protein. Thus water is used only distilled. Do not try to hold on to this stage for more than a week.
The fourth stage of drying "carbohydrate loading". Starts the intake of carbohydrates, which in three days can help build muscle up to a decent volume. Athlete ready for competition.