Originally Posted by miked96
I had done a raw full meet before this cycle and had bench 365 in training and 355 at the meet. I figured since my shirt had gone up 50 pounds then my raw bench had increased. I ended up barely being able to bench 335 when I took the shirt off. So my shirt bench went up 50 pounds and my raw dropped at least 20 at the same time.
Pretty much what happened to me recently.
Thanks for that Mike, I'm hoping I can set it up so I do both shirted and raw bench in the week. No doubt once the April Meet is done I may focus my efforts more on the raw stuff, or at least Slingshot work.