hey, im 16 and have been doing my variation of a 5x5 program for powerlifting in the past 3 months, i started with a 110kg deadlift and now its 150kg. i started with a 80kg squat and now its 108kg. bench press went from 70 to 99.5kg. the first 4 weeks i did 8 sets of 5 reps, week 5 to week 10 i have been doing 3 reps. i am new to powerlifting, i would like to hear your feedback about this variation of mine, and feedback on my results. could someone tell me if these are muscle, mind connection gains.
the first 4 weeks i was doing 5reps x8sets.
chinups (weighted) 3x8
bench press 3x8
shoulder press 3x8