Hello Jim and guys,
I've started training seriously 8 months ago, now I'm 5 cycles in 5/3/1 (took a 1 month trip in may and had to reset after that, that's why only 5 cycles in 8 months)
I started really really weak, I wasn't skinny fat, more like skinny skinny lol, anyway I've made progress slowly but surely, here are my stats for now:
I've just started 5/3/1 with FSL and BBB as assistance (was on regular 5/3/1 triumvirate before), here's my template.
-Front squat BBB
-Lying leg curls
-Weighted pull ups ( wide pronated grip)
-Snatch grip deadlift BBB (to help work on getting my hips down in the starting position and push more with the quads because I'm very low back dominant and tend to round a bit on regular DL)
-Incline bench BBB
-Chin ups (neutral grip)
I'm obviously still very weak, but my goals for now is to attain repectable strength in all areas and gain ~20 pounds before reassessing:
2x bodyweight deadlift
1.5x bodyweight squat
As you can guess from my lifts, I'm about 5-6 cycles away from my goals in every lift except OHP, which I suck at.
Here are my questions:
Is incline bench BBB a good choice? I included it because my weak point on the bench is in the middle (shoulder weakness) so I figured it would help more than regular bench or paused reps.
Any idea to get better on OHP?
Where to put dips in my routine? I love the exercice and feel it very well working my triceps, shoulders and chest, but every time I get to actually doing them, I'm usually too tired from the workout to do more than 1-2 sets.
I need to eat way more, I know