I’ve been doing Rippetoe’s Starting Strength for about 2 1/2 months and have gained 12 pounds so far…but I’m still very weak and it definitely shows in my pathetic main lift numbers.
At this point in my program, 3x5:
Squat - 235 (still gradually increasing, not sure of my 1r.max)
Deadlift - 235 (still gradually increasing, not sure of my 1r.max)
Bench - 125 (stuck at 125, not increasing, don’t know my 1rep max)
My bench has been stuck at 125 for like 3 weeks now, what can I do it increase it? any tips? I work out alone so I’m not always able to get someone to spot me.
Also…my left arm is significantly smaller than my right, I recently started doing left arm seated hammer curls at the end of my workouts…only 1 set of 10 reps…bad idea? good idea? I’d like to know what would be most effective to attempt to even out - or at least somewhat - my left arm with my right.