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Adding Finisher to Starting Strength?

Would this be a good/ bad idea?

I was thinking something like navy seal push up pyramid on the same day as benchpress, and maybe accent spoiler on military press day?

Workout A
3x5 Squat
3x5 Bench Press
1x5 Deadlift
**2x8 Dips (if you cant do these or no assist machine then do Decline Dumbbell Bench Press with your hands Facing each other)
Finisher: Navy seal push up pyramid.

Workout B
3x5 Squat
3x5 Standing military press
3x5 Pendlay or Bent Rows (or power cleans)
**2x8 Chin-ups (recommended mainly if doing the cleans)
Finisher: Accent spoiler.

Smart or stupid?

Adding a couple of sets of accessory work at the end your your workout won’t hurt you, but if you can do pyramid push-ups after a squat, bench, deadlift day, perhaps you would be better served by adding weight to the bar on your main exercises. Same with accent spoilers. However, if you can do them without hurting your main lifts, go right ahead.

Just use common sense i guess…