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Gaining muscle and getting stronger isn’t terribly complicated but there are some common pitfalls (which I’ve written about previously). Aside from consistency in training, the most important aspect to make progress is progress. This may seem silly and quite basic although this is one area of training I see people messing up all the time. The correct terminology is “progressive overload” which refers to increasing the training stimulus overtime. This is important because the body quickly adapts to a specific stimulus […]

Progressive Overload Pitfalls

*article originally published on When it comes to lifting, it seems like most people who’ve been lifting for any substantial amount of time don’t “look” like they’ve been lifting for that long. This could be in part due to a skewed perception of what are naturally achievable results, but more likely than not, it’s due to many years of sub-optimal practice. We’re breaking down 5 of the most common beginner’s lifting mistakes so that you don’t have to suffer from the […]

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