A lot of people want to have a well toned muscular body but very few of them are able to achieve it. Of course it does require a great deal of perseverance and will. Though there are many who carry on relentlessly until they get what they want. However, once you have built your body, the next step is to maintain it. Fortunately, maintain your bodybuilding lifestyle is relatively easier than gaining it.
Do not stop working out even when you have chiseled your muscles perfectly. To keep the muscles in the perfect shape, you will require regular workouts. But the good news is that you will not need to work as hard as you had to earlier. The idea of post-bodybuilding workout is to burn the fat you may accumulate through your diet. 2 hours of gym session for 2-3 days a week should be enough.
While working to build your muscles, your focus is primarily on the weight exercises. However, once you have built the body you should divert your attention more towards the cardio exercise to burn the extra fat and retain the stamina and endurance.
Stay particular about what you are eating. Once you have moderated the work outs, you will need to be all the more specific about what you are eating. You will definitely not want to gain the excess fat which will put your muscles out of shape making you start all over again. Continue eating healthy. However, if you are planning to continue the rigorous physical regimen like before, you can be a little liberal with your diet.