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Progression in the training plan for beginners: how to increase your training effectively
Congratulations on being a beginner already starting your workout plan at the Club! Now it's time to talk about progression - the key to continually improving and achieving your fitness goals. In this blog article, we'll show you how to gradually increase your workout plan to progress and take your fitness journey to the next level.
Published ON
July 6, 2023

Why is progression important?

Progression is crucial to challenge the body and adapt to new loads. If you always maintain the same level of training, your body can become accustomed to the load and a plateau can occur where no further progress is made. However, by continually increasing your workouts, you can strengthen your muscles, improve your endurance, and effectively reach your fitness goals.

How do you increase your training as a beginner?

  1. Increase the intensity: One way to increase your workout is to increase the intensity. This means either using more weight, doing more repetitions, or taking fewer rests between sets. For example, if you are doing squats, you can gradually increase the weight to further challenge your muscles.
  2. Increase the workout duration: Another way to progress is to increase the workout duration. When you first start, you can begin with shorter workouts and gradually increase them. For example, you can extend the cardio session from 15 minutes to 20 or 30 minutes to improve your endurance.
  3. Increase the frequency of your workouts:When you feel ready, you can also increase the frequency of your workouts. Instead of working out twice a week, you can increase to three or four times a week. However, be sure to give your body enough rest to avoid overuse and injury.

Listen to your body

While it's important to increase your workouts, it's equally important to listen to your body and watch for signs of overuse or overtraining. If you experience soreness, exhaustion or persistent fatigue, take adequate rest and give your body time to recover. Also, listen to your body's signals during exercise and adjust intensity accordingly.

Advice from a Personal Trainer

Personal training can help you plan your progression and make sure you are using proper technique to avoid injury. They can also help you continually adjust your training plan and incorporate new challenges. With the professional guidance of a personal trainer, you can optimize your workouts and maximize your progress.

The Importance of Recovery

In addition to progression, recovery is an equally important aspect of your training plan. Give your body adequate time to recover so your muscles can repair and become stronger. Make sure you get enough sleep, eat a healthy diet, and use relaxation techniques like stretching or yoga to help your recovery processes.

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Stay motivated and set realistic goals

The progression of your training plan requires time, patience and constant motivation. Set realistic goals and celebrate any progress you make. Keep your workouts varied and enjoy the challenges that come with them. Reward yourself when you reach milestones, and don't be discouraged by setbacks.

Progression in your training plan is key to continually improving your fitness. By gradually increasing the intensity, duration and frequency of your workouts, you can push your limits and effectively reach your goals. Don't forget to listen to your body, get adequate rest, and enlist the support of personal training when needed. Stay motivated, stay focused and enjoy your fitness journey at Holmes Place Premium Fitness Club - enjoy the journey!

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