We’ve all seen that guy at the gym that is doing 30 sets and reps to get the attention of people. He looks exhausted, but he keeps pushing himself because he has an audience. Don’t be that guy. More than 20 total sets per muscle group or more than 15 repetitions per set, might get your muscles swollen and inflamed, which is not muscle growth.
Most people like to see muscles in certain areas, so they train for those specific areas. You might see results for a while, but then it stops working, which is why you need to work all of your muscles. Failing to change your routine or add new challenges will also keep your muscles looking the same. 70% of your body’s muscles are located in your legs and back, so when you only train certain body parts, this will leave you with muscle imbalances that could lead to injury if you don’t do it the right way.
Other mistakes you could be doing is not drinking enough protein and carb shakes after a workout. Your body needs the nutrients to repair muscle and grow more of it. Sleep is also extremely important because that’s when your body repairs muscles. Make sure you’re getting at least 6 hours of sleep. Just like everything in life, you need a balance, so don’t over do it, take care of yourself and you’ll see a trimmer, more muscular body in no time.