Which Arm Do I Start With? And Why Does It Matter?

Dominant vs. Non-Dominant

You may or may not know this, but a few months ago, Maribel and I opened a small group personal training facility in Kingston, NY.

And in last month’s training program one of the exercises was a single arm dumbbell bench press.

When I was coaching one of my groups I noticed a member grab a heavy-ish dumbbell and bang out a solid set of 8 reps with her first arm, but was really struggling by her 4th rep on the second side.

Before their next set, we had a quick conversation about limb dominance, systemic fatigue and what to do about it in your training approach.

Here’s what I said…

If you think it would be cool to do the same training programs we do every month here at my gym Further Fitness, I’ve got something for you in the works.

In the next few months I’ll be creating a monthly online training membership so that you can train with us, no matter where in the world you live.

For more information as we get closer, you can get on the list here.


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