How can one know whether one is a beginner or an intermediate? Does it depend on years of lifting? Current strength levels? Whether you can progress workout to workout? Or when you just stall on a novice program? Are there any strength standards that distinguish beginner and intermediate lifters?
And at what point did you stall in novice programs ? I am currently stuck on the 85 kg/ 187 pounds squat whereas my deadlift has increased to 308pounds/140 kg and my Bench to 90kg I am currently using the grey skull linear progression program and all my lifts have been increasing except squats and I have done 2 resets already . Any suggestions? I think my quads and core are my weak points , should I switch to front squats for awhile ?