Four strength training regimen tips with a Halloween flare.
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It’s the holiday season and the first one happens to be a personal favorite, Halloween. On this holiday, I get to scare everyone without getting yelled at. One thing I also like to see is people get “scared” at how freakishly strong they become when applying the next simple techniques to their strength training regimen.
>> No Trick or Treat. Don’t trick yourself into thinking that if you miss days on your lift you’ll still get the treat of scary strength. The body needs to continuously train in order to properly adapt. You miss days, and you’ll miss gains.
>> Get a training partner who knows how to spot you safely, and push you PAST your mental limits. It’s those extra reps at a little more weight that you need to get you past those strength barriers.
>> Have a progressive plan based on your current strength that allows you to know when, and by how much, to increase the weight during your lift.
>> Less is more. When it comes to strength gain you don’t want a bunch of reps. Everyone is always wondering how many sets and reps a person needs to improve strength. For strength, you’re looking at between one to six reps. Increase the weight as you decrease the reps. Also, keep it to around three to six sets with ample rest in between each one.
Now go out there and get strong. Always remember there’s no shortcuts to the candy in this process. You have to earn it, baby!
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