When getting into bodybuilding many people lose sight of the fact that sound nutrition forms the basis of any muscle building program and no amount of supplementation with the latest and greatest products will make up for bad eating habits. If you are serious about bodybuilding, building muscle mass or sculpting your body you will most likely have to supplement your diet with commercially available whey or soy protein powders (and possibly other supplements) but before you jump into the supplement craze you need to build a solid nutritional foundation.
It is really hard for new people to bodybuilding to avoid getting caught buying supplements that don’t work or that they don’t need. A lot of people when they start bodybuilding want to take the quick and easy road to being big, but they don’t realize that there is no easy road or quick road for that matter. If bodybuilding was easy then everyone would be doing it and if getting big muscles was as easy as buying the newest supplement then everyone under the sun would be big!
The best way to start in the bodybuilding game is to read about proper diet and nutrition, and build a solid nutritional foundation to build upon. Once you have a good nutritional base you can start to add things such as more protein, creatine, vitamins etc. But if you skip this step you will never be a good bodybuilder because you will never have the proper nutrition for optimal growth.
So if you want to start bodybuilding then you need to educate yourself about proper nutrition for bodybuilding so that you know how to supply your body with the basic building blocks for proper muscle growth.