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Ana Manzon
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Mike Israetel classifies beginner as someone who can make weekly progress on lifts, intermediate – monthly progress and advanced – someone who needs to pull out all the stops to continue making smallest of increases. You can also be “beginner” for some muscle groups/lifts but intermediate on others. I find this to be the most helpful way in terms of identifying what specific techniques I may need to be using to continue seeing progress rather than just relying on years in training.