So, my front delts are always very sore after bench days. Much more than my triceps, chest, lats, etc...
Is this a sign that they are my weak link? Is there a problem? Or is that normal for many people?
Just trying to analyze my situation...
Thread: Sore Anterior Delts
11-06-2012, 10:43 PM #1
Sore Anterior Delts
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Add in overhead press assistance and work on your arch. Engaging your lats and triceps will take a lot of pressure off your delts and pecs, both of which will bear too much burdon if you're too flat or flaring.Excuses are just tools of incompetence
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11-08-2012, 11:33 PM #11
I really appreciate all of the ideas. I'll try to get a video on Monday. Until then I can tell you a few numbers that may shed light (?)-
Flat bench- 385
3 Board press- 415
Narrow Grip press-275x10
Bent over row- like 205x5-8 (A weak point I think)
I don't know if that helps, but maybe...
Now, I also have a old shoulder issue that is around the same area. I get a burning in my front delt. Tendonitis was the best guess I ever got from the docs, or some kind of inflammation. Either way, I typically do not do any incline bench or military press for this reason. It begins to hurt if I go more than half the range of motion.Life is like a roller coaster. There are ups and downs. Time to start climbing again!
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