Well I hit another milestone the other day. I dumbell pressed 100lbs an arm for the first time in my life and I can credit many of the training principles I have read on T-Mag for this accomplishment. I did an easy 7 reps on the first set, but only managed 3 on the second. Either way, I am thinking I should be able to do 5x4 next time out.
Now here’s the interesting part. My bench press sucks. I don’t do much for bench press due to the lack of a spotter, but I am starting to struggle getting 235 up for 6 reps. When I did have a spotter a few years back, I could blast 6 reps with 275. I wonder is apprehension and fear play a part.
I really find this strange… because most people can bench alot more than they can dumbell press. Any ideas or suggestions?