It would be awesome if a few of you could start working on you One-handed barbell lift and start logging your numbers here along with your current weight if possible. The main selfish reason is so I can get an idea of what I should be hitting, by correlating your stats and hopefully it will help everyone push each other.
The leverage factor is great for grip and the move is indispensable for most aspects of strength, but of course you already know this. Now, I don't want to be the reason that you get injured, because doing this with a barbell can be dangerous, so please take care if you choose to join me on this quest.
I know a lot of you may be thinking "I can't be bothered" and I understand that, but it would be great if you could help me out on this, and I guarantee it will benefit you aswell.
Today, I started with a light weight because I was training in my living room (yes, you read that right and no it's not a huge room), hence the reason why I had to keep it "easily controllable". Remember I have been ill and my bdyweight is finally creeping back up, so keep the insults on my tiny frame to a minimum if you can.
I am 5ft4'ish (dwarf-power!) and currently weigh 114lbs (51kg)
My goal is to hit a bodyweight one-handed barbell press (which is MUCH easier with a dumbbell)... I think I can lift quite a bit more than the 30kg if outdoors, but nowhere near a 50kg yet - especially not without a huge hit of momentum.
Now, it's your turn to shame me.
Edited by GotAGrip, 13 February 2013 - 09:07 AM.