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Honestly I would do neither.Nice. What do you think which kettlebell presses would be better for gpp , a+a style or lets say 5x5 and it's variations?
A+A presses only with double KBs, because the "per-arm volume" is very low with single KB presses. Imagine doing 20-30min of 1-2 reps OTM. That's only 10-30 reps per arm with a bell that's below 70% of 1RM. Not a good recipe for strength or hyperthrophy, which both are a important factors for GPP IMO.
5×5 is very good for barbell work. With microloading you can always keep the weight in the perfect intensity zone. You can't do that with KBs. For example I can do 5×5 with the 24Kg, but 28Kg is my current 2RM. There's no way that I can make the jump to 5×5 with the 28Kg bell.
Personally I prefer ladders. Especially the 2, 3, 5 ladder.
I would do 3 sets of 2, 3, 5 two days per week.
Then over time work in the heavier KB one rung at a time.
I take myself as an example again. I'd do 2, 3, 5 with the 24Kg for 4-6 weeks. Then do the 2-rung with the 28Kg, while still doing the 3- and 5-rung with the 24Kg. Do that for another 4-6 weeks and then replace the 3-rung with the 28Kg and so on...