Generally speaking, we are happier when we are making progress. When we stop making progress, like during a fitness plateau, we tend to get easily frustrated. Whether it’s weight loss, building muscle, or learning a new skill, the key to overcoming a standstill in progress is variety.
According to research, a body will adapt to a fitness regimen within six weeks’ time, leaving you with the feeling of stagnant progress. Mixing up your routine will spur your muscles and body into growth again and help you to continue making advancement toward your goals.