don't put on any collars on the bar and if it gets stuck just tilt it. put on smaller plates so that one side will slide off then the other. it is a hassle but you don't have to worry about not being able to get the weight off your chest. worst case is you roll it all the way down to your legs and then just stand up.
Good tips, Art!
With my history (one surgery, one non-surg rehab) with both shoulders, I'm equally afraid of overloading the joint. The smaller plates idea is one I had not considered. Thanks!
Yup, if you push it you will get stronger but then you can also get injured. At this point I am pretty much over pushing the weight to an all out max. I just go to where I have to work to get the rep and that is it.
that's it. ~90% is what I was shooting for here,
for reference and setting %s