We’ve all been there, a small unintended calorie surplus turns into an all-out binge. The next thing you know you’re staring down the barrel of an empty Pringles can, feeling like shit and wondering if there was any way you could have stopped it.
Are you squeezing every ounce of growth from your workouts or are you leaving progress on the table due to poor planning and execution? If you want to get the most from your workouts you must train with purpose, you can’t mindlessly go through the motions and hope for the best. If that’s your strategy, then it’s time for a change!
You’re know that putting on even a handful of pounds of muscle mass can revolutionise the way you look. Yet every time you try to do it you just end up putting on a lot of weight and then having to switch into a calorie deficit to lose it all again, inevitably ending up back at square one. Break this cycle by reading this post now.
Working more muscles than any other compound exercise, including the squat, the deadlift is a true beast of an exercise that works both the upper and lower body in one movement. It can be used to improve posture, build strength, pack on muscle and even assist with fat loss. When performed correctly its completely safe and you’d be crazy not to include in your training in some form.
A workout plateau is what happens when your body adapts to the current stimulus you’ve put it under. When this happens your strength gains stall, sometimes causing your lifts to regress and for you to get weaker. What you need to do to get past the plateau is provide a new, fresh stimulus and there are 3 popular and proven methods for doing this.