When I first started training, I did Bill Starr’s 5x5. I’ve been at Starting Strength for a while now. I don’t do anything else besides the given program (not even cardio).
I can completely lock out 225 (getting to chest, lock out, and rack) if I go any higher to let’s say 230, I completely fail. This is also goes for my squat… I can go below parallel with 315, but cannot even do 320 at parallel.
As for eating, you are right about that I do understand I need to eat more because 180 (I started out at 158!) for my height is very small. heh.[/quote]
You’ve been at Starting Strength for awhile, so it would probably be beneficial to switch up your training.