Progressive Overload

πŸ”Ή What does it mean to progressively overload? πŸ€”
πŸ”Ή It means to increase the demands on your muscles through training ☝🏽
πŸ”Ή The goal is to improve muscle growth and strength πŸ’ͺ🏽
πŸ”Ή A lot of times people plateau when doing this because they only focus on increasing the weights, but that can limit you if this is your only focus πŸ“‰
πŸ”Ή It’s best to place variety in your workouts πŸ‘ŒπŸΎ
πŸ”Ή A variety of progressive overload leads to an increase is muscle growth πŸ“ˆ
πŸ”Ή You can switch up the tempo, decrease rest time between sets, increase the number of reps and sets, you can try different methods like test pause, or drop sets πŸ“Š
πŸ”Ή There are many ways to progressively overload other than increasing the weight πŸ‹πŸ½β€β™€οΈ
πŸ”Ή What’s your favorite way to progressively overload? ⁉️

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