For most of us gym rats, the first year or two of training is the most fun, and often the most productive. But as you start to make the transition from beginning lifter to a more seasoned bodybuilder, things often don’t work like they used to. Despite pushing themselves to the limit on their favorite exercises, guys often feel like their muscle growth becomes stagnant. They've officially plateaued.
Why? It's simple: The human body is an incredibly adaptable machine that will eventually learn to cope with familiar stimuli, and therefore stop developing. Fortunately, there are ways to work around those barriers.
Here are 8 great ways to smash through plateaus and get growing again!