Plateau: the thing that every athlete dreads witnessing. As PR’s are accomplished and progress is being made, many new athletes are unaware that a plateau may be lurking just around the corner. But how can this be? You feel that you are doing everything right. You are eating enough, training on a consistent schedule, and you are getting your mobility and rest in adequate amounts. Perhaps there are other demons lurking within your training that are keeping you from progressing.
Let’s take a look at 3 possible reasons why your progress has hit a plateau.
1. You Are Training With a Cheerleader Instead of an Objective Partner