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    bench max help


    here was flat bench routine: 95 x10 135x10 185x6 225x5 275x3 305x1 drop set 255 x8 now I am having trouble just getting 275 x1 my legs are still crazy strong 455 squat and 455 deadlift so whats up with my bench?

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    I have no clue what you just said......
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    you need to work on more speed training on the bench. 50-58% of your arm 8x2 45sec rest between sets only once a week. Also try really squeezing the bar and pulling it apart
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    Not enough information to make an educated guess.

    Overtraining maybe? Training shoulders the day before? Coming off a cycle? Injury?

    Could be any number of reasons. First thing I would look at is what are you doing differently that you werent doing before the slump.
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    Is bench the only exercise youre doing for chest? Whats your whole chest routine look like?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cowboy007 View Post
    Is bench the only exercise youre doing for chest? Whats your whole chest routine look like?
    this was my question too...

    my bench goes up when i include decline, flat bench, db flys, db incline, hammer strength presses....

    and work on those triceps secondary muscles may be failing you
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