*Taken from Star on our member forum*
The importance of progressive overload cannot be overlooked. It is vital to understand that growth of muscle tissue can be solely tied to one's ability to create a larger stimulus over time. IE - progressive overload. If we are constantly creating the same...
If you start to question whether or not you should deload, the answer is typically yes.
Indicators it is time to back off volume or load:
1. Achy joints (even when not training).
2. Generally fatigue and difficulty sleeping well.
3. Irritation and lack of desire (sex drive or training wise)...