Research has shown that it’s the time under tension that causes your muscles to grow. If you’re failing too soon, the weight is too heavy. Ask a trainer to make sure you are using the correct weight.
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Recent studies have shown that many people who are relatively new to the fitness scene tend to overestimate how hard they are working out. If you might fall into this category, try using a heart-rate monitor.
Always have vegetables within reach. If you find them a little dull, be creative. Try sautéing a bag of mixed vegetables in olive oil and garlic, then separate into portion sized containers for the fridge.
If you cut corners when working out, you’re only cheating yourself. Try for the largest range of motion you can manage so your muscles will do more work during each rep, resulting in more tissue being broken down.
Be careful of how much you eat. A 3 ounce serving of chicken breast or steak should be about the size of a bar of soap. A portion of spaghetti should be roughly the size of a fist.
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In many cases the exact cause of a muscle cramp isn't known, although overuse of a muscle, dehydration, muscle strain or holding a position for too long may result in a muscle cramp. Too little potassium, calcium or magnesium in your diet can also contribute to leg cramps.