Week 6 - Shoulder Saver Bench

I recently lifted in the 2019 APF Raw Challenge in Chicago. I ended up with an 1802 total via a 705 squat, 463 bench and 633 deadlift.


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1. Bench with shoulder saver - 365 x 3 x 3.

I much prefer the shoulder saver over boards or bench blocks. I don't really know why, I just like the way it feels better. It is also a pretty challenging range of motion for me. I'm not great at the 1.5-2 board height. Should be a good movement to use for the next couple weeks.

2. Swiss Bar Incline - 225 x 3 x 8

3. SS Yoke JM Press - 135 x 4 x 12

The SS Yoke bar is a much better bar for me to do this movement. I'm able to do this without any pain.

4. Low Cable Row - 70 x 4 x8.

Experimenting with different row variations and using our cheapo lat pulldown to do it. Did this in a similar stance as you would a dumbbell row. With the cable pulling both forward and down, the angle is a little different. Nice change of pace.

5. Rope Pressdown/Hammer Curl - 4 x 20

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