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How to get back to the gym after a long break?



During this pandemic, gyms in most countries were shut down in order to control the spread of the virus. As a result, a lot of people were limited to home workouts only with no equipment since getting equipment online was almost an impossible task.


More than two months later we are now seeing gyms slowly start to reopen, allowing us to get back to our old routines. Now the question is, how do you get back to your workout routine that will maximize your muscle and strength growth, while minimizing excessive muscle damage and soreness that can hinder your progression? That is exactly what I am going to dissect and analyse for you guys in this article.



How much muscle do you really lose during a long break?


First of, lets see how much muscle you can lose after you take a break fr