I've been doing Starting Strength since October and have made some pretty decent gains on my lower body lifts but am lagging a bit on my upper body.
36 y.o. maleStarting weight: 250Current Weight: 215
Numbers below are 3 sets of 5, except for dead which I explain below:Squat: 335Bench: 220Press: 145Dead: 350*
My concern is my deadlift is more of 5 sets of 1 instead of 1 set of 5. My understanding is my deads SHOULD be ahead of my squat, but I don't have the strength to do 5x1. Should I drop the weight on my deads and build that back up? I also don't know that I can continue to recover from squatting heavy 3x/week. I'm typically getting 7-8 hours of sleep per night, but I'm not sure where I should be for calories either as I don't want to get fat again. I got down to a skinny 205, but I feel much stronger at 215. Lots of stuff here... Any advice is appreciated.
I'd just stick to the process and your deadlift should start to progress.