Tag: deload

Does Soreness = A Good Workout?

Have you ever been so sore after a workout that you couldn’t move in the days after? It feels good to workout hard. Exercise has been shown to have mental benefits that go far beyond the confines of the gym, which we’ve written about here. For many of us, soreness is just a small price…

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Deload to Reload: Making the Most out of Feeling Tired

On this blog, I’ve always harped on the notion that sometimes, too much is too much, and that less could be more. I am a firm believer that full recovery is just as important as training hard to make progress in the gym, and just last week, we discussed tapering for a powerlifting meet. Clearly,…

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