We all stunk at this in the beginning.
At one time or another we’ve all been there. The idea that anyone is an expert at weight lifting right out of the gate is a fools notion. As a newbie it can be irritating to have people get on you back for your bad form or hear someone say you have no idea what you’re doing. There’s a reason for that and it’s because sometimes you honestly don’t know what you’re doing. Don’t bother pretending like you know something if you don’t, it’ll only backfire in the end.
Yeah it may suck to be a newbie, but it’s not going to last forever. Take your ego out of the equation and open up your mind and ears. Take some of these examples as things to avoid doing when you’re at the gym. (Unless you want to be the butt of everyone’s jokes).
1. Long Breaks
Keeping a certain level of intensity in your exercise is great for your gains. So don’t get lazy and decide to take too much in between sets. It defeats the purpose. You have to keep tension on your muscles, beat them to a pulp if you hope to see any growth. Maintain a 1-2 minute resting period during your training for the best results.