Frustrated With No Muscle Gains

I train on a split routine and work out every day of the week. I love training Vince. I figure that if I train every day I will make faster progress, (a theory of mine).

My problem is that my gains are just not materializing. I seem to be stuck, yet I work hard on a good all round routine and eat correctly. Any advice will be welcome.

Experience is more valuable than theories, because theories can be classified as “guess work”. There is nothing concrete back of them, whereas practical experience obtains the “know-how”.

Therefore, I well know that no one can train exclusively on a concentrated program for too long because the time will surely come when it will cease to get further results. Some term this a “sticking-point”! Others call it “staleness” whereas I term it overtaxing the nerves and muscles, causing (dare I say it?) overtonus!

I have found three weeks of concentrated training to be about enough, and the point at which most bodybuilders become bored and stale. At this point, after three weeks of hard training, I find one week of rest to be much better than would a change of program, because the softening up of muscle tissue allows for renewed energy by the storing up of vitality and re-stimulation to muscles for the resumption of training.

Nerves need more rest than muscles. Rest is nature’s method of restoring the nerves and whole body.

You seem to be an over-enthusiastic bodybuilder (not bad in itself) but you need to learn patience. You are overtraining my friend.

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