You’ve been barbell training for a while. Maybe today’s your first day under the bar. Wherever you are on your strength journey, you know that putting weight on your back, or in your hands, feels some type of way. Some days the weight feels how you expect it to feel like, some days it feels like loose-leaf paper, and other days it feels like a humpback whale.
Let’s face it: sometimes the same weight feels different than what you expect or exactly like you expect.
Understanding how our bodies feel weight is as important as defining the weight with a concrete number.