Lean Body Coaching
Newsletter | Issue #97 | March
you ever enjoyed the experience of making great
gains in the gym? If so, you know the feeling...
you're having great workouts... your strength is
increasing... your body is changing. You're
unstoppable! This goes on for a while.
Then... you hit the wall. It's as if someone
flipped a switch and all of the gains come to a
grinding halt. You've experienced the bane of
every bodybuilder... the dreaded "plateau."
this week's Lean Body Coaching newsletter, we'll
be examining the common myth that plateaus are an
inevitable part of workout
plateau, put simply, is when you're no
longer progressing in your workout. For most
bodybuilders, recognizing they've hit a plateau is
evidenced by their inability to gain additional
muscle and strength.
week, international best-selling author, natural
bodybuilder and certified trainer Hugo Rivera,
shows you how to incorporate periodization into
your workout to help you avoid
is the process of cycling different aspects of
your workout. This includes, but is not limited
to, the weight you use on a set of any given
exercise, the reps per set, the amount of rest
between sets and overall workout
shares how to group these factors into phases
that are cycled to allow your body to keep
progressing. The three phases, namely,
loading, active recovery and the growth
phase, progressively force your body to
adapt and grow.
also get a full sample periodization program to
follow, along with Hugo's personal supplement and