I am sure I am not the only one experiencing this kind of problem. I have a gym partner that wishes to pitch when he feels like a “quick pump”, I doubt there is anything more annoying than that! He makes it rather difficult for me to do any kind of bench presses.
How different is it to do any bench press exercises on a normal bench with a partner providing a “spot”, compared to using the smith machine?
I know there is a difference in motion and resistance. I am just concerned that I will not be able to do chest exercises “properly” if I just use the smith machine. It seems I don’t have a choice because I train to late in the evenings for anyone to assist me.
Any feedback regarding this will be appreciated!