2. Training only on machines
Machines are great for some secondary assistance movements, but training exclusively on machines will never lead you to superhuman levels of strength.
Sure, fancy machines attract the softer uptown crowd and make the joint look nice, but machines also alter the way your body moves, eliminate the need for your body’s natural stabilization, and restrict your range of motion.
Strength, on the other hand, is built by teaching muscle groups to work together to produce maximal force.
There’s a time and place for machines in your program. But if you want to get strong, free weights need to be at the nucleus of your program. Let machines play a secondary role.Back to top