We have two goals why we go to the gym: To lose weight and to gain some muscle. But today, we are going to focus on how important muscle growth is. If you ever feel that no matter how hard you hit the gym, it’s like there are no changes in your muscle growth at all. This is the state where you enter a plateau, a condition where your body has reached into a halt in building up muscle. This happens because you may not be lifting enough weights.
You may be doing curl-ups, but you’re always grabbing that three-pound weights where you can easily carry that ten-pound one. The same happens to all other gym exercises that involve carrying dumbbells and weights. There’s a life saying that goes “If you can, then you must.” which can also be applied when you go to the gym. So how can we determine how much weight we can carry?
Things to Know When Lifting Weights