If you already have a good level of strength, the age-old tips of “lift heavy” and “eat big” are limited. Why? Because when you’re already very strong and nearing your maximal genetic potential, it’s much harder to make consistent gains—in fact, when you’re deadlifting almost three times your bodyweight, for example, adding another 5-10 lbs. can be an enormous accomplishment.
Here are 10 tips for advanced lifters to boost your strength and increase your numbers. Again, this article is not for the beginner or even intermediate lifter—you’re better off focusing on lifting heavy, making gains from workout to workout, and eating right.