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Progression

When to progress-and when not to

If you’re in good health and doing your exercises regularly, and if you find that a given exercise has begun to seem easy—that is, if you can do more than ten or twelve repetitions with the weights you are currently using—then it’s time to increase the intensity of your workout by adding more weight.

You should not progress if:

  • you have been sick
  • you have an injury or severe muscle soreness
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