Going Through the Motions Makes You Weak
About six months ago, I was getting extremely frustrated with how slowly my lifts were increasing, and I felt I was missing out on a great opportunity to maximize my strength gains. I spent time doing some research and closely examining my training, and discovered one critical mistake I’d been making my entire lifting career (short as it may be).
I would get stronger, but it was always a struggle – I’d get used to a weight, add some pounds to the bar, then grind out reps until that weight felt light. I never got under the bar and felt like I was going to dominate the weight; it was always an uphill battle, fighting to push or pull whatever heavy force was resisting me.
I finally discovered a new method that helped tremendously, and I figured it was time to write this and share my methods with you all..
Here was my problem – I didn’t approach every set like it was my maximum set, and give it 100%, even though I’ve heard that’s the thing to do. Maybe you’ve heard this before, maybe you haven’t, but more often than not I see people making the exact same mistake I did.…