Overcoming training plateaus

This photo originally appeared  here

This photo originally appeared here

If you've ever experienced a plateau with your training, you know how frustrating it can be. There are many different strategies for overcoming these moments and you may have tried a few.

This recent post from Derek Miller of Strong First outlines how to manage training intensity and recovery times to overcome plateaus.

The post focusses on the deadlift in particular but theory could be applied to other movements. It shows the importance of monitoring your one-rep-max to ensure you are lifting specific training volumes with respect to your ability.