Originally Posted by Itagaki
Starting Point 185lbs 3x5
Do two sets of 5 and on the last set go for reps. If you get at least 8, the next time you bench press do 190lbs in the same way (2x5, 1xF). This is a more strength oriented approach though.
In this way, if all goes well then you get to the next block of your method (205lbs 3x5) in about 4 bench press sessions as opposed to months.
How do you determine what weight to start at for the three sets of 5 (last one
Seeing if I understand this method: so you only increase weight if you get
8 reps on the last set? (e.g. 185x5, 185x5, 185x
How often would you do benches?
Any advice on an overall, whole body routine that is 2 or 3x per week in