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    How much can you bench?


    I maxed out on one rep the other day for the first time in years. I was surprised at how much i could actually do.
    I weight 190 and i benched 295. i am sure i could do 300 if i tried again since i know what i can do and would not have to work my way up.

    so how much can everyone else do? and include weight too so i can learn what is good for certain wait classes.

    ps: i know this is a sophmoric post but i dont care. (sh1t smily is not working)

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    Quote Originally Posted by dynomite View Post
    I maxed out on one rep the other day for the first time in years. I was surprised at how much i could actually do.
    I weight 190 and i benched 295. i am sure i could do 300 if i tried again since i know what i can do and would not have to work my way up.

    so how much can everyone else do? and include weight too so i can learn what is good for certain wait classes.

    ps: i know this is a sophmoric post but i dont care. (sh1t smily is not working)
    Not as much as I want to 365 @ 205, but I squat over 600- my lower body and core is much stronger than my upper.... :good:
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    right now...315...

    previously i've done 405 and I think 425...but that was about a year ago
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    375 @ 205, just hurt my shoulder and i was about to max out again, ****ing rotator cuff
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    375x1 @ 190 Bodyweight.

    Did this yesterday.
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    Not enough and I weigh too much but thank you for bringing up this painful subject. Excuse me while I go cut myself now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jayhawkk View Post
    Not enough and I weigh too much but thank you for bringing up this painful subject. Excuse me while I go cut myself now.
    I'm with Jay on this one...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jayhawkk View Post
    Not enough and I weigh too much but thank you for bringing up this painful subject. Excuse me while I go cut myself now.
    You sound like a lot of my little brothers friends. Jay, its NOT cool to be emo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jayhawkk View Post
    Not enough and I weigh too much but thank you for bringing up this painful subject. Excuse me while I go cut myself now.
    i agree with jay all the way

    im 187lbs

    flat bench 225 x 10
    incline 255 x 10
    decline 275 x10

    i havent maxed lately, i have a minor shoulder injury
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jayhawkk View Post
    I'm so emo my lawn cuts itself.
    lmao that is great stuff. ahhahahaha.

    I love making fun of the emos.

    My bench is no longer at 250. i went downhill big time. Im restarting my lifting. lol
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    well im not going to say anything because you smaller guys lift alot more than i do.
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    Well compared to you guys im on the low side

    i max at 230 @ 125 bodyweight
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    Quote Originally Posted by rocksolid84 View Post
    Well compared to you guys im on the low side

    i max at 230 @ 125 bodyweight
    thats a pretty damn good bench for such a low bodyweight, do you powerlift bro?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bLacKjAck. View Post
    You sound like a lot of my little brothers friends. Jay, its NOT cool to be emo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CryingEmo View Post
    lol @ CryingEmo
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    Quote Originally Posted by 3PeteNC View Post
    thats a pretty damn good bench for such a low bodyweight, do you powerlift bro?

    haha to sound like retard, i dont really know the difference, like i just stick to low rep, high weight, and such, but thanks for the kind words, i appreciate it bro
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    um... my bodyweight
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    Quote Originally Posted by rocksolid84 View Post
    haha to sound like retard, i dont really know the difference, like i just stick to low rep, high weight, and such, but thanks for the kind words, i appreciate it bro
    i gotcha, i was gonna ask if you compete, but i guess that answers my question haha
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    been lifting for 2 years. 315@180lbs. But in the 2 years im had a broken spine(8 months out of lifting and had to start over) broken hand (2 months out of lifting), and now torn ligament in wrist (so far 5 weeks out). Everytime I get somewhere i get crippled and ave to start over lol. But I rarely do high weight low reps.
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    After my partial RC tear, I'm benching 70 pounds.

    Yeah, buddieieieieie, light weight!!!!!!

    Sigh.
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    weight 148

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    345x1 @230lbs

    Its really pathetic.


    6' 2"

    There I edited height in mine
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    at 220lbs around 350 but have gone over 400 10 YEARS AGO
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    Quote Originally Posted by ITHURTZ View Post
    345x1 @230lbs

    Its really pathetic.
    yeah....you make me feel soooo much better!




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    havent maxed in a while....but I think my most impressive was 365 @ about 195

    but now at 220+ i rep 315 x7-10 on a good day and have inclined with 130s for reps

    i guess my max is about 395-405 but I dont really see a point in trying to hit that anytime soon...i wanna be able to rep that sh1t
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    If this thread continues I say everyone should post their height to make us taller guys feel better. Haha!
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    I don't powerlift at all, but I can do 215x8 reps. Can I calculate a max from that? Probably not. I weigh 182 pounds at the moment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thrall View Post
    I don't powerlift at all, but I can do 215x8 reps. Can I calculate a max from that? Probably not. I weigh 182 pounds at the moment.
    Your quoted 1 rep max would be 267x1
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    Been several years since I've done flat bench. All I've been doing since is incline.
    incline: 225lbs x 12 reps @ 200lbs

    Just weighed myself today, and I'm down to 191lbs. I can still lift 225 incline for reps (but I don't touch my chest anymore - afraid for shoulders at that weight).

    Never attempted a max with inclines.

    Best I ever did flat was 365lbs x 1 @ 210lbs
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    Quote Originally Posted by ITHURTZ View Post
    Your quoted 1 rep max would be 267x1
    Thanks. I would have guessed about 260. How did you figure that out?
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    bb.com 1 rep max calculator
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    I last 1 rep maxed in March. I did 425 but I was on and at ~250lbs which I think sucks!

    BTW I'm 6'2"

    Do us older guys get any slack for age?
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    Height: 6'6

    Bench: Sucky

    Deadlift: Good
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    No the younger guys get slack because we havent been around that much. Your 15 years ahead, so you should be 15times the strength!
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    I got 315 almost twice@178
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    Height: 6-0 if you round off the 3/4 of an inch
    Weight: 255
    Bench: 405 x 3. I did 425 but I weighed 290 when I did that. I did this 6-8 months ago but I stick with dumbell presses since I get better workouts with that.

    However, max bench is not the best indicator of a big & ripped chest. This dude hits 90 pound dumbells incline, 110 flat and his pecs make me jealous.
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