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How Do I Get a Bodybuilding Body?

How Do I Get a Bodybuilding Body? 

If you’re asking yourself this question on a daily basis, make it happen!

Living with an insecure body is enough to ruin anyone’s self-esteem and confidence, so if you want a bodybuilding body, you’ve come to the right place.

Below you’ll find the best tips for getting the body you’ve always want:

To Get a Bodybuilding Body, You Need a Proper Diet 

This is KEY! Having a proper diet in place is the first step in getting a body that you can be proud of. If you’re eating sugary junk food and fast-food every day, your diet sucks.

Having a diet that sucks will impede your progress so much that you may not even see results. That’s how important this is.

You need to have all the basic food groups accounted for each day, but you especially need:

  • Lots and lots of lean protein, such as chicken, beef, and fish
  • Lots of vegetables to maintain system balance and optimum nutrition levels
  • Plenty of carbohydrates to fuel your daily life and workouts

Most people may say carbs are the devil, but that’s unbelievably false. You NEED carbs to fuel your body. But there’s a different between simple and complex carbs.

Eating bread won’t help you at all, but eating a potato or sweet potato will ive your body amazing complex carbs that will give you plenty of energy to beast it.

Go On a Bulk 

Chances are, you’re a skinny thing right now. There’s also a good chance that you’re overweight. Either one is a fine starting point.

Did you know it takes roughly 8,500 calories to form 1 pound of muscle? Of course, this can’t happen in one day. If you eat 8,500 calories in one day, you’ll certainly help your muscles grow, but you’ll put on an unsatisfactory amount of fat at the same time.

The recommended caloric intake if you’re working out 5 days per week and you’re looking to gain muscle is 3,500-4,000 calories. This is the optimal level for gaining muscle and not becoming a fat blob.

After Your Bulk, Go On a Cut 

After you’re done bulking for an extended period of time, and you’ve gained a good amount of muscle, it’s time to go on a cut.

Going on a cut reduces the amount of fat in your body to expose the new muscle you just built up over a year of however long you bulked for.

This is the look that you usually see associated with bodybuilders.

It’s totally okay with going on a series of bulks and cuts, as this is what most people do.

It’s nearly impossible to go on a 5-year bulk and then do a quick cut to expose years of muscle. It just won’t happen that way.

Besides who can wait that long?


These are surefire ways to get a sculpted body to show off. Getting a good diet in check, going on a bulk to build muscle, and then going on a cut to expose muscle is exactly the formula you’ll need to get a world-class body.

  • Emmanuel

    Yes, bread may taste better but sweet potato can make you feel full easier.

  • Colby

    Indeed, the diet plays a huge role in getting the body we desired. I always talk to a dietary expert when it comes to matters like this.