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6 Lessons in Effective Strength Training

6 Lessons in Effective Strength Training

Do you remember school lessons? Good. This article is not about them. It is rather about life lessons you learn the hard way. Throughout the time I spent training, I’ve acquired a couple of them, and I believe it will be beneficial if I share them with you.

Be prepared for reiteration though. “There is nothing new under the sun”, right?

Lesson 1: Experience beats studies and opinions of other people (anytime)

A lot of coaches and trainees agree on obvious subjects like progressive overload or compound exercises. I’m yet to find an intelligent individual with solid experience in strength training who doesn’t think that progressive resistance matters. However, when it comes to debatable themes like low-carb diets, protein, high reps vs low reps, etc., there are wars. In reality, people just can’t perceive a simple fact: Continue reading