Perhaps you’ve set your heart on getting stronger this year. You’ve got your lifting straps, your weight belt and have trained your eye on the squat rack. But if you are, you know, human and stuff, strength is a gradual pursuit where the addition of weight to the bar comes slowly…sometimes, frustratingly so. But you don’t have to fully surrender to the pace of your innate physiology.
As luck (read: science) would have it, there are a few ways that you can see an uptick in strength in your very next workout. Try building any of the following five methods into your next routine to see a boost in the L-Bs you’re heaving about.