Originally Posted by Pierre Auge
the muscles of the torso are too busy keeping you upright in the bottom of the squat to assist with pressing the weight overhead. Thats why its so hard to push little weights with the SOTTS press. It plain just sucks!!! Start with a hard 45 and move up in tiny little increments its the only way.
Ok thanks, because at the time I seriously thought I was doing something very wrong. I had done Sotts press with a 24 kg KB before so I figured a 95 # barbell would be easier, not even close.
"And for crying out loud. Don't go into the pain cave. I can't stress this enough. Your Totem Animal won't be in there to help you. You'll be on your own. The Pain Cave is for cowards.
Pain is your companion, don't go hide from it."