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300lb Strict Overhead Press (237 bw, 21 y/o...FINALLY!)


#1

It had to be done...


#2

F**k me. Good stuff dude.


#3

Awesome work man!


#4

Awesome press.

Do you do any specific assistance or is it mostly just repping out in the 70-80% range like the video shows?


#5

[quote]Silyak wrote:
Awesome press.

Do you do any specific assistance or is it mostly just repping out in the 70-80% range like the video shows?[/quote]

Thanks. Just a lot of drop setting therein. It wasn’t on camera, but I also did 135 for like 30 after the 225 set. I just try to blow myself up essentially. The 300 was done pretty much at the end of a 4 week heavy wave of training, which followed a 3-4 week single set AMRAP scheme. I’ve used that “formula” for years to get my strict up, or to par. It hasn’t let me down yet.

As for assistance, I just usually switch it up between floor pressing and close grip incline. I personally really like standing strict 1-arm dumbbell presses. Truth be told I can’t say much in the name of the smaller auxiliary work as they’ve done me more harm than good it seems.