The Most Neglected Muscle: Deloading Your Brain

In between squatting big sets of 325 for fun and educating me on all things strongman related, fellow Lift Big Eat Big advocate Jay Stadtfeld takes the time to write. I asked him to write up a blog post about deloading the mind, since it is a body part that most of us tend to neglect in our hectic lives.

Deloads are an important part of training, although frequently a pain in the backside. They are important in order to help the CNS recover fully from weeks of heavy training, let the musculature heal from the stresses imparted on it, and allow you to continue training in the matter that you were.