The “pump” – you may have heard this word from your trainer or from that random dude in the gym. But what is it, really?
The bodybuilder’s pump is the result of an intense training. It is literally the process where your blood is pumped throughout your body, causing a rush to your whole system. This in turn can make you burn more fat and gain more muscle.
More information is discussed by personal trainer Amy Roberts on Men’s Fitness:
GET SWOLE: WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH “THE PUMP?”
The bodybuilder’s pump: That all-swoled-up post-workout state that Arnold once likened it to sex. “Runners have their ‘high’ and bodybuilders have their ‘pump’—the feeling of euphoria brought on by the rush of blood that causes your muscles to swell during a weight workout,” explains personal trainer Mike Creamer of Anatomically Correct in NYC. Read on to find out what’s actualy happening there, how to max it out—and whether or not you can take it too far. Read more…
Now let’s get you ready with a pumped-up session at the gym..
I know there are times where you just want to do something, but you don’t know where to start. That happens a lot for most gym-goers. But once they realize how much their body can change when they leave the laziness behind, they just can’t stop working out.
Start with this motivation on Generation Iron:
PUMP YOURSELF UP WITH THIS BODYBUILDING MOTIVATION
It’s Thursday which means one thing: your week of training is almost at a close. You’re one step closer to resting, your muscles getting a break to rebuild themselves for greater gains. But before you get ahead of yourself, you’re going to have to get through today and tomorrow. Read more…
Pretty intense, right?
Lastly, all you need is a good workout routine. You can try this fast and easy workout on The Body Department:
15 MIN FULL BODY PUMP WORKOUT
15 Min Full Body Pump Workout (Introduction) with Allie Cohen is an electrifying, total body-sculpting AMRAP (as many reps as possible) workout routine that features a circuit-style training challenge that blends explosive plyometric moves, core work and weight-training exercises to incinerate fat, build strength, increase stamina and uncover ripped definition from head to toe! This result-driven routine will activate the core, challenge the abdominals and engage the arms, chest, legs, shoulders, abs, butt, back and obliques. Turn up the burn as you cycle through (5) 2.5 minute rounds with 30 second rests in between and see how many reps you can complete each round. Read more…
In conclusion, the bodybuilder’s pump is a good way to regulate your body’s blood flow. It’s definitely good for the heart, so your risk for cardiovascular diseases, stroke and heart attacks is much lower. It also boosts your metabolism, and burn more unwanted fat and calories.
So what are you waiting for? Spice up your workout routine and get all pumped!
from Cornelius Steinbeck Blog https://corneliussteinbeck.wordpress.com/2015/10/09/whats-a-bodybuilders-pump/
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