I appreciate the response, and it makes sense. Here [quote=“dt79, post:7, topic:217795”]
it potentially neglects some muscles, some which provide the aesthetic look
is my issue in a nutshell. And this [quote=“dt79, post:7, topic:217795”]
However, understand that performance of these exercises must be challenging since, in the end, we are still attempting to induce growth by forcing adaptation. Don’t just go pumping yourself up.
is my dilemma. Adding a day in between SS workouts is problematic - either you are insufficiently recovered from the previous day’s SS workout, or you compromise the following day’s workout.
Adding in assistance/supplemental exercises on the same day is also problematic when you are working on LP and hitting PR’s every workout, or at least attempting PR’s.
I think Chris has cut to the chase as well when he writes [quote=“Chris_Colucci, post:4, topic:217795”]
If you’re following Starting Strength and get the urge to include more exercises, it’s a good indicator that some combination of your self-discipline, willpower, and/or attention span has reached its limit.
I have program hopped, and SS has gotten to the point that it’s difficult, so I guess both my attention span and will power need to be checked.
Really, the issue is that I’m interested in getting into better “beach” shape because I’m a narcissist. But, I have no interest in getting [quote=“dt79, post:7, topic:217795”]
a nice big ass with wimpy quads
Time to STFU and go lift.