I dont, I have been using push-pull since August for my competition this week and I have never been more physically in check. You do a max-effort and a dynamic effort day for each motion right?
I can see why you think that, but I only isolate traps on days im neither deading or doing an overhead press of some-sort. (i.e. my dynamic-effort pull day)
I see your not caring about the bench so thats saving your shoulders which you prob overhead heavy on that day, so maybe isolate them on your dynamic effort pull-day beings as your not destroying your shoulder?I vary rep ranges and lifts to a small extent in each workout.
The problem is that overhead pressing and all kinds of pulling both mean trap strain,so my only chance to be completely safe is to do them all the same day,which is asking a lot. It’s (middle and lower traps) one of those muscle groups,like the serratus,which engage in both pulling and pushing.
A lot of people do not seem to mind this,and believe they are still isolating just fine despite the inherent function of the traps. Now that may be reasonable (for example,the pecs or perhaps more appropriately the lateral delts assist strict overhead pressing but I think it’s a stretch to say that they are trained that way) or it may be controversial.[/quote]
What the fuck is up with your avatar?