Over at Starting Strength John D. Fair wrote an article about how “How much can you press?” became “How much can you bench?”. The Tragic Death of the Military Press in Olympic and World Championship Competition, 1928-1972.
Update: Here is a Spreadsheet that generates your complete SS Routine including the warm-up sets. Found this Starting Strength Warm-Up Calculator Spreadsheet.Of course it’s not just applicable to Starting Strength, but for every lifting workout. Instructions1) Follow the link.2) Select the “File” button in the left hand corner.3) From the drop-down menu select “Copy spreadsheet.”4) Click “OK” […]
Don’t just bench press. Mix it up and do some overhead presses in you next workouts. Charles Poliquin has Five Great Reasons to Overhead Press Reason #1: It develops the deltoids, traps and triceps. This will save you time in the gym. Being a multi-joint exercise the overhead press works single muscle groups harder due […]