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Whether you are a professional bodybuilder or you just want to look good in a bathing suit, you need the right tools to put on mass and shed fat. Pexels

Whether you are a professional bodybuilder or you just want to look good in a bathing suit, you need the right tools to put on mass and shed fat. These three tools can help you get ripped.

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1. Supplements

You do not have to take supplements to be a successful bodybuilder, but they can help you progress. Many bodybuilders struggle to get enough protein from their diet to support their intense workouts. A good protein powder can help boost protein without adding a lot of additional fats and carbohydrates you may not want.


A good protein powder can help boost protein without adding a lot of additional fats and carbohydrates. Pexels

Additionally, there are many other supplements on the market, such as sermorelin for bodybuilding sermorelin for bodybuilding, that can improve your results by stimulating the production of human growth hormone. HGH can help you gain muscle faster and shorten your recovery time.

2. Food Guides

Getting the right mix of macronutrientscan be very important in optimizing your results. If you have a smartphone, this is pretty easy to do, because there are lots of online guides, food tracking and bodybuilding apps you can use to check the macros in whatever you are planning to eat, even when you are out at a restaurant or grabbing a snack at the gym.

However, if you prefer a lower-tech option, you can also purchase books that contain nutritional information for many common foods, including some restaurant meals. You can also check the packaging of many processed and prepared foods and some restaurant menus even include this information.


To get a ripped look, you not only need to build muscle, but you also need to lose fat. Pexels

3. Body Fat Trackers

Body composition is particularly important for bodybuilders. If you are carrying too much body fat, you will not have much muscle definition. To get that ripped look, you not only need to build muscle, but you also need to lose fat.

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Fat calipers are the most accurate measurement tool that is easily accessible to consumers. However, you need to learn to use them properly to get accurate measurements. Other tools, such as body fat scales, are widely available but are not considered to be very accurate. Professional gyms and medical facilities may make more accurate testing, such as hydrostatic weighing, available, but the cost of testing can be substantial.

It is possible to set out on your bodybuilding journey with just a set of free weights and the willingness to put in the work. However, these three tools can help you get better results in less time than going it alone.

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