Get ready for some serious love. Most times the reason why you are not making sizable progress in the gym or becoming shredded is that you are not doing some things right. Yes, you are trying your best, but sometimes you are doing more harm than good.
Below is a list of some of the common mistakes people make in the gym. The good news is that identifying these mistakes is the first step in getting yourself on the right path to actualize your gain goals.
Adding More Work When You’ve Already Made Good Progress
We’ve all gone through a stage when we are training absolutely well and making good progress. Your muscles are out, your strength is building, and you are motivated to accomplish so much. So what do you do? You decide to add more to your schedule. You increase your sets, go for more complex methods and much more.
Going forward you feel worse rather than great. You notice a steady drop in your muscle gains and tone. More importantly, your motivation drop, and you start to look for new programs to help you navigate the slump.
Honestly, you were on the right track. You were already shredded, and progressing. But you messed things up by wanting to add more. Messing up your good plan because you felt like changing isn’t the right thing to do. You don’t need to do more. You are already progressing. Adding more will disrupt your progress because you are stressing your body too much.
There is a common saying that goes, “a person that fails to plan, plans to fail.” Most people often step into the gym without having any plan whatsoever. They decide to do whatsoever comes to their mind. Such a method of approach is not training, it is simply exercising.
Training is a planned process created to improve your body’s response, capacity and adaptation. In addition, training has to be measured and progressive. With each new step or phase, you challenge your body. If you do not follow a specific structure, how can you measure your progress? Keep a plan, and stick with it.
Increase training and reduce food intake when trying to burn fat
So, you decide to lose fat and get lean. To do that, you eat less which means fewer nutrients, and energy m People often make the mistake of eating less when trying to burn fat. Food is eaten rightly is essential to your recovery, and replenish your energy. Food acts as fuel, and hells to repair worn-out muscles experienced during training. You should eat. The idea that you don’t need food is totally wrong
Too much stimulants
Abuse of stimulants is a recurring theme in the fitness world. People trying to look shredded Often about pre-workout and post-workout supplements. While the occasional use of stimulants is useful, be smart about using it. Don’t just pop the first stimulant you see. Make your research and know what you are taking it, and why you are taking it.