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    Default Loss Aversion and Strength Training | James Rodgers

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    ​Very often you will hear that a lifter is stuck Ė something like the bench press getting stuck at 225 lb. Itís usually one of a few recurring numbers. I donít think I have ever heard of someoneís bench press getting stuck at something like 237 lb...

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    Fantastic article James. Well done!

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    Thanks for the encouragement Tom, I'm glad you liked it.

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    Great info. Thanks
    This explains why that first increase after a benchmark, whether it's 2 lbs or 5 lbs, always feels much heavier than it should.

    Disclaimer: I have limited experience with multi plate benchmarks but I just assumed it was Question No. 4 after Rip's First Three Questions, "Are you a pussy?"

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