11 Things Every Beginner Lifter Needs to Know

#1: Have a plan, don’t just wing it.

#2: Progress doesn’t happen overnight, long term consistency is key.

#3: Progress comes in peaks and valleys, it’s not always linear.

#4: The warm-up needs to be part of the workout.

#5: Make it a point to learn the proper technique first.

#6: Learn the difference between sore, hurt, and injured.

#7: Focus on progressing compound movements.

#8: Learn the basics of nutrition — energy balance, macros, etc.

#9: Supplements are supplements

#10: Don’t let fitness take over your life.

#11: You don’t need a coach, but finding a good one will really fast track your progress.

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