powerlifting Getting bigger and stronger happens at a fast rate when we first start training, but as time goes by, it significantly slows down. In my first year or two I could get away with eating crap and little sleep or skipping sessions, and still improve in some capacity almost every month. Until well, I didn’t. . It’s hard to pinpoint what the exact problem is when that happens, so I want to share with you some mistakes I’ve noticed in myself and people I’ve coached that prevent them from making progress in the gym. .