Newbie wrestling, highschool and school, apart from being a particularly bodily power and ability dependent sport, is a recreation of weight. To posses the power of a 160 pound individual, however bodily confront, by wrestling, an individual with the power of a 145 pound individual, by dropping weight so as to equal your opponent, is regular observe. There’s nothing unlawful about it, we’re not speaking steroids or some bodily enhancing drug. We’re speaking controlling your physique to succeed in objectives your thoughts has set.
In addition to, there’s a science to dropping weight. Do it incorrectly or too rapidly and you’ll not solely lose your benefit, you will give your opponent an enormous benefit by dehydrating and dropping power. You will enter the match drained and sluggish, the precise reverse impact you had been striving for.
Let’s get one factor straight earlier than we start, you cannot lose three lbs of physique fats in 1 hour, not except you narrow an appendage off and that is not an possibility. Nevertheless, you possibly can lose three lbs of total physique weight by dropping water weight. Bear in mind Biology 101, the physique may very well be consisted of 75% water, relying on the individual’s bodily make up. The fatter the individual the larger the distinction in water weight than a muscular individual, for instance.
So what we actually are trying to do is rid the physique of water (fluid), which is able to translate into much less physique weight. So how can we safely do that?
The primary matter we should deal with is our weight loss program, and I am not speaking simply maintaining a healthy diet, I am speaking consuming sodium free. Salt, is the primary purpose a wholesome individual retains water. There are different well being causes which trigger the retention of water, however these don’t apply in our case.
Due to this fact, if we remove as a lot salt from the physique as attainable, the physique’s resistance to dropping fluid decreases making it simpler to go water weight by perspiration.
Perspiration should you recall, is the physique’s pure perform to chill itself when temperatures rise above regular. Due to this fact, we should create warmth to boost the physique’s temperature and pressure it to chill itself by perspiring.
There are in all probability many alternative strategies, some complicated resembling water tablets which causes an individual to repeatedly urinate, to rid the physique of fluid, however we’ll use an previous tried and true methodology. Sweating.
Gown your self in heat clothes resembling sweat shirts and sweat pants. You discover I exploit the plural type of shirts and pants as a result of you’ll placed on layers of those garments, not less than two layers and three if attainable.
You should definitely put on a hat of some kind, ideally a winter sock hat, because the physique eliminates an amazing quantity of warmth by the top. We do not need that to happen on this scenario. We need to retain as a lot inside warmth as attainable.
Train vigorously for not less than 10 minutes. This may be jogging, both in place or across the fitness center, leaping jacks, what ever you discover comfy, however which is able to work up a very good sweat.
After creating a very good sweat, lay down and have somebody wrap you in a blanket or wrestling mat. This may trigger the physique temperature to stay excessive after exercising, which is able to proceed to extract fluid by perspiration.
After 20 minutes, unclothe and weigh in. You probably have misplaced greater than three kilos, but when not, you continue to have time to redress, with dry garments, and repeat the process.
As with all drastic or sudden physique change, there are risks related to this process. By no means carry out this process alone. All the time have a coach or an wrestler with fast entry to the coach, with you always. After making weight, re-hydrate with drinks resembling Gatorade that are excessive in electrolytes.