The fastest way to take a step back in your training is to get injured.
Take a step in the right direction by improving your technique. Lifting with good form will not only allow you to lift more weight, it will keep you in the game for longer.
Both myself and my clients have had a TON of success using these simple strength tips.
Give them a try and practice, a lot!
1) Squat tip: Stay tight and upright.
Your upper body should be trying to go up the whole time during a squat. Whether you are going up or you’re descending, your upper body is driving into the bar trying to go up.