Max Effort Bench, 2/19/15

Moved this up a day, because I actually do have to work sometimes, and tomorrow is one of those times.


Shoulder complex, shoulder stretching, setting up the rack, looking for collars.

Incline Close Grip Press

2×5 @ 45





195×3 (PR)

205×3 (PR)



240×1 (PR)

The 235 was a grind, but since the goal is to break a record, I added more weight, and got it.  The weight flies off my chest, it’s the lockout where I stall.

Fat Bar Bench Press


3×6 @ 230


7 sets of 4

Band face pull

2×15 with a light band

Band pull aparts

2×10 with a mini band

DB Extensions

2×8 @ 30

Pullover Machine

2×12 @ 70


About Paul Stagg

Husband, lifter, MBA in Baltimore, MD. Will post about Powerlifting, politics, Classical Liberalism, Economics, building wealth, self improvement, productivity, heavy music, wine, food, beer, and almost anything else. View all posts by Paul Stagg

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