This is so true!
Staying in your comfort zone (that means using the same routine and the same weights to do the same exercises all the time).
- Using too little weight, this is especially true for women. We know, we know, you don’t want to look like a man but three sets of 12 repetitions with five pound dumbbells won’t get you very far…
- Bad form. Form is everything! Being just half an inch out of form can result in lack of results plus the chance of seriously injuring yourself.
- Not eating right. Your body needs fuel…and the right type of fuel to recover and build muscle. Diet and exercise go hand in hand.
- Not resting enough. Hitting the gym every day, working hard, and not getting anywhere? Your body needs to have a whole day of rest for it to recover and build. If you don’t give it the…
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You are dead on here about the weights. Today I was forced to use a lot heavier weights than I normally use and found out that I probably have been using too light of weight. I was swinging a 70 pound (32 kg) kettlebell…I was shocked.
It’s an awesome feeling when you surprise yourself…I’m on a running streak at the moment, I just keep on running faster almost every time and it’s great!