5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Stronger
Getting strong is easy. Focus on compound, multi-joint movements – preferably the squat, deadlift and bench press – and then try to move more weight in those lifts on a weekly, monthly, and yearly basis.
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Basically, lift heavy shit, a lot. Repeat. Forever.
So why do many people fail to make appreciable progress with their strength goals? In my latest article published on T-Nation.com today I delve into five mistakes you can fix:
Comments for This Entry
CodieDPerfect timing!! I am thinking about doing a little competition my gym is having in December... to represent the ladies!! I'm going to focus on strength to get there. I really appreciate the little circuit at the end of your post. I am a desk jockey and soreness is one of my struggles. I HAVE to move more. Thanks for the motivation!
October 24, 2014 at 1:17 pm |
TonyGentilcoreGlad it helped Codie. Keep me posted on your progress.
October 24, 2014 at 5:48 pm |
ChetReason 6: you don't follow the 10000 ez curl 10000 tricep pushdown every other day routine.
October 24, 2014 at 2:38 pm |
TonyGentilcoreHow could I forget!?!?!
October 24, 2014 at 5:47 pm |
JeffLove the new look of the website. That's a great active recovery circuit
October 25, 2014 at 2:03 pm |
TonyGentilcoreThanks Jeff. Give it a try and let me know how you like it!
October 27, 2014 at 9:15 am |
JeffI did it Saturday. It loosened me up and got a good sweat on. Thanks!
October 27, 2014 at 9:17 am |
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