It is the one thing we all dread when building muscle, the PLATEAU. When we start training as a beginner the gains come thick and fast, but unfortunately they dry up as time goes on.
Here are 6 tips on how to bust through the plateau.
One great way to shock the muscles is to utilise negative reps on some of the big compound movements. Try some of the below:
One of the best ways to break a plateau is to rest, give your body 14 days of full rest to recover, work out the small twinges, repair and recuperate.
If you currently train solo it may be a wise choice to give it a go with a partner. A partner can supply support, spotting and can provide a good rivalry and competition to help boost motivation and break you out of a rut.
If you train with someone and have been for a while why not try and go solo, using your own music, focusing on perfect timings and picking a programme developed for you.
GVT is a great protocol to chuck into a programme that is going stale. The idea of GVT is quite simple although everyone does it slightly differently, here is our guide:
This is a method of training that allows intensity to increase but also allows muscles to recover:
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