Proper Exercise Progression:
While there are some exceptions to this rule, it is important to try to progress on a very regular basis, by reforming repetitions, resistances, or routines. This won’t
necessarily occur during each workout, but overall progression will probably continue to improve each week, at least until you are at a level of fitness which you’d like to maintain.
Progression does not always need to coincide with an
improved physique or performance. Larger and stronger muscles show definite
progress, but so does any systematic modification to any aspect of your program − reps, sets, exercises, or resistances. Big or small, one step at a time is still progress.
Keep in mind that, with progression, there is also a law of diminishing returns. The most dramatic results of any program always develop from the least amount of
exercise. The difference between doing absolutely nothing and next to nothing is ...