During our course of life, as we grow up our muscles also show a range of development. This is naturally influenced by our daily activities, genetics, and key hormones.
Everyone has the potential to build muscle. Development and growth of these muscles may vary from person to person for aesthetic and sporting performance reasons.
A condition like diabetes won’t cause hindrance in growing muscles. However, it’s wise to follow a few precautionary measures.
There are multiple exercises available and one of the most popular is strength or power training, which is very effective for building strong bones and muscles.
You need a stimulus to accelerate muscle growth. Power training works perfectly as the stimulus your body needs. The body’s muscles are trained daily through exercises like squats, press, deadlifts. Not many times these exercises help in generating a stimulus for substantial gains in muscle mass. This is where Power training comes into the picture
Through frequent training exposure, the body adapts itself to deal with loaded movements by increasing its physical strength through newly acquired muscle mass.
Strong muscles collect more oxygen and nutrients from the blood efficiently than weak muscles, Thus any physical activity you do will require less energy and would put less strain on your heart.
Apart from various benefits to your heart, they help to keep your weight in check and also increases the sensitivity of the body towards the hormone insulin.
Insulin is important in regulating blood sugar levels and avoids type 2 diabetes.
Here are a few steps that you can follow to achieve natural muscle growth, without affecting your diabetes.
1. Committing Yourself
This may sound like a cliche but to bring change in your body you need to change your mindset. If you do not convince your mind to bring change, you might just stay on the couch dreaming about your dream body.
Pro tip: write down the reason you want to gain muscle and keep it in front of you where it’s visible every day.
2. Setting a Goal
Make sure you achieve your goals the SMART way.
Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-bound.
Your goals should be short-term and long-term keeping them as realistic as you can. Make sure to click some pictures to keep track of your progress.
3. Being Consistent
You should be consistent in whichever training routines you choose to follow.
Do not Give up.
Achieve your small goals.
Results won’t be achieved immediately as it is a slow process so believe in yourself.
4. Eating the good kind of stuff
Eating in intervals of three hours is ideal. Make sure your meal sizes are small and controlled. Try to avoid overeating. Try to include a protein source in every meal. Soya and paneer are the best options for plant-based proteins which are easily available.
5. Adequate sleep
Your body needs rest to recover the tear of muscles. You are supposed to sleep for 7-8 hours a day. Make sure your sleeping timings are regular and try to sleep before the clock hits twelve
6. Switch up your routine
After some time you’d be comfortable with your routine but that doesn’t mean you are supposed to follow that same routine. Try bringing change to your workout plans by adding a bit of more weight or doing that extra squat.
Keep on pushing yourself.
Growing muscles is not rocket science
If you are committed to your goals you can achieve them.
Many people give up in the middle of their journey due to many reasons.
The key is to stay focused and determined and you will surely achieve your goals.