A Deload Week means you lower the Lower the amount of Weight you’re lifting, usually down to around 60 – 65% of 1 Rep Max.
Ideally, you’ll plan a Deload into your Programming, which should be ahead of time to prevent these symptoms.
Signs you need a Deload:
- If you’re experiencing a lack of motivation
- Poor Physical Performance or inability to break through Plateaus
- Prolonged Pain or Soreness, Lack of Sleep / Appeitite
IT DOESN’T RUIN YOUR GAINS
Deloads aren’t just about recovering, generally following a Deload your fitness and strength are at greater levels than before the Deload