Progressive Overload Archive

Progressive Overload – How to Give Your Body an Extreme Makeover

The gradual increase of the difficulty of your training (progressive overload), is the only guaranteed method to increase your fitness. This works whether your goal is to get stronger, get bigger, get more endurance, etc. Your body changes because it adapts to the changing levels of stress. Every change or shock in the environment is perceived as stress and the body tries to adapt to …

Are You Sabotaging Your Gym Progress?

Weight training is a kind of stress. When your muscles, as well as tendons, bones and internal secretion glands are exposed to the stress of resistance training, they fatigue and break down a bit. The organs and tissues subsequently recover and become stronger than before. What is Progressive Overload?