The noob gains — and the confidence that comes with them — can only last for so long. Six months and 20+ pounds of mass later, the reflection in the mirror will begin to seem permanent.
Strangely enough, you’re doing everything right.
A gram of protein per pound.
A professionally-designed, hardcore split routine.
An extra plate on the bar every time you max out.
The strength increases remain steady, yet the physical plateau hits your ego like a ton of bricks.
Telling your buddies that you bench 200+ pounds sounds like pure folklore when your shirts look no tighter, and the number on the scale hardly increases.
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