Progressive Overload

Progressive Overload Principle-

This is best defined as increasing any parameter of resistance training over time in an attempt to make your body work harder than it is use to.

Parameters may include;

  • Number of repetitions
  • Weight/resistance
  • Number of sets
  • Less break between exercises
  • Tempo
  • Intensity,etc

For the body to change it must be forced to adapt. Progressive Overload is this practice.

Posted in Intensity Principles.