To track your workout progress is very helpful, no matter if you are a beginner or an advanced trainee, as it will aid you in finding out if what you do is bringing you forward. Here is what method doesn’t work and how to do it right.
From Useless To Simple And Great
There are three widely used methods to keep track. The first is just about worthless but used by many, who will then kid themselves into believing they gain muscle on a superhuman scale, the second has to be done right, while the third is the easiest of all and still comes with added benefits:
To get your free workout log if you do my beginner or intermediate workouts, you can now find them coming with the workouts themselves (toward the end): Here is the beginner workout and here is the intermediate workout plan.
Extra Bonus Method
One more way to keep track of progress is taking a picture of yourself. We live with ourselves every day, and when we do our workouts week after week, those small changes that add up over time aren’t that apparent to us. Therefore, if you have a camera or simply a cell phone coming with one, take a picture of yourself every second or third month.
They don’t have to be of excellent quality, as long as they are good enough to tell where changes occurred. Just make sure you do them in a comparable pose and at about the same distance. What I do is use my elbows and the top of my head as boundaries.
Picture courtesy of “skamille“.