Originally Posted by KD5NFW
I will also jump on the deload bandwagon, as much as I complain about them they are definitely your friend! Like you I used to lift week after week without a break. Typically between 12-16 weeks I would finally burn out and be forced to take a week or more off. When I would start back I had to reset quite a bit on weight and start over regaining my strength.
Take the deload when your body says you need it
I'm totally sold....in the past, I deloaded once every 8 or so years
...usually forced by injury, so I think I will be wiser for the future...