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    225 bench press at 133 is awesome. Keep at it and by the time your at 150 you'll get 300. I've hit 347 at 175 at a usapl meet I have a video on YouTube but I can't links on here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Celorza View Post

    Video please. I am not saying you are lying, but there's a lot of people in this forum claiming nice numbers and never showing videos...and when they do :/ the form is rather bad, not full ROM or competition ROM and they just don't show the numbers/lifts they boast so much about.

    It is amazing you are like this...specially since my team captain is raw, he is the Junior National Champion and just got sponsored to the next Worlds meet...and he has a 335 bench at 180~ right now...so forgive me if I am doubtful.
    Yea full ROM no cheating. I can't afford to cheat on lifts anymore. Kills my ego to go lighter and use a solid rep tempo with perfect form but I think its worth it in the end. When I start to fail I know cheating will get me the extra rep but breaking form will utilize other muscles and increase risk of injury or in my case tendon inflammation...**** that
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    It won't let me post the video due to only 3 post so far....
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    Quote Originally Posted by TEH253 View Post
    It won't let me post the video due to only 3 post so far....
    Copy paste the youtube link here, just separate it with some random spaces, don't worry we have no problem fixing it, copy pasting it and watching it brother !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Celorza View Post

    Copy paste the youtube link here, just separate it with some random spaces, don't worry we have no problem fixing it, copy pasting it and watching it brother !
    htt. p://. yout. u.be/. Ga1R1MQV6dw
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    Quote Originally Posted by JudoJosh View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by TEH253 View Post
    htt. p://. yout. u.be/. Ga1R1MQV6dw
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    Quote Originally Posted by JudoJosh View Post
    www.rawpowerlifting.com/classifications.htm

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    eh tried[/QUOTE]

    Look up Todd Hauck on YouTube
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    I spotted him doing it, about to post the videos. Full rom all natural, you'll soon be mirin'
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    Wasn't expecting a flat back and no scapular retraction, but it was a solid TnG rep. If you are the weight you are saying, then in all honestly congrats brother. That is one heck of an accomplishment and milestone you got there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Celorza View Post
    Wasn't expecting a flat back and no scapular retraction, but it was a solid TnG rep. If you are the weight you are saying, then in all honestly congrats brother. That is one heck of an accomplishment and milestone you got there.
    whats tng and appreciate it man
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    Quote Originally Posted by TEH253 View Post
    whats tng and appreciate it man
    Touch and Go. And it's honest man, looking solid and strong.

    What are the rest of your numbers at? Squat, dead, clean, OhP?
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    Damn. Way to show that weight no respect.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OnionKnight View Post
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    that was before i got the tat. its recent but good catch
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    Quote Originally Posted by TEH253 View Post
    that was before i got the tat. its recent but good catch
    How old are you, tall are you? Gear or all natural? Oh and how big are your arms?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JD261985 View Post
    How old are you, tall are you? Gear or all natural?
    23. 5'8. supplements, paleo, and zyzz. arms are prob 16.5 im not sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TEH253 View Post
    23. 5'8. supplements, paleo, and zyzz.
    How long have you been training?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JD261985 View Post
    How long have you been training?
    On and off for years. I think i was benching 320 when i was 19, so when ever i start lifting again i make quick gains. I was also a trainer so i have pretty good knowledge with fitness and what not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TEH253 View Post
    On and off for years. I think i was benching 320 when i was 19, so when ever i start lifting again i make quick gains. I was also a trainer so i have pretty good knowledge with fitness and what not.
    Oh ok cool..kind of sucks that I started at 25 after getting a handle on a number of medical issues lol. Better late than never
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    Quote Originally Posted by JD261985 View Post
    Oh ok cool..kind of sucks that I started at 25 after getting a handle on a number of medical issues lol. Better late than never
    Health is important man so it's good you got that figured out. 25 isn't too bad, thats like around your prime so if your lifting with proper technique, have a proper diet, the right supplements, and cardio you should make solid gains quickly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tcombs911 View Post
    I'm pretty new to this site, and was wondering what would be the average bench press for my weight. I weigh 133 and my height is 5' 6"ish, I've been in the gym for about 2 years now. My BP max-225..DL max-325 I don't squat because I got a bad back.
    Maybe you have bad form while squatting? It should be the other way around but for your back they have belts you can use which should help.
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    365x7... and I'm in recovery mode was at 425 before I separated my shoulder. It's perfectly reasonable he could do 315, isn't a great feat of strength lol. Just lots of lil guys raggin on ya.
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    Quote Originally Posted by beastcapta View Post
    365x7... and I'm in recovery mode was at 425 before I separated my shoulder. It's perfectly reasonable he could do 315, isn't a great feat of strength lol. Just lots of lil guys raggin on ya.
    Video please
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    I'm not gonna be one the tools in the gym who record themselves lifting, been doing this too long.
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    Quote Originally Posted by beastcapta
    I'm not gonna be one the tools in the gym who record themselves lifting, been doing this too long.
    You don't even have a profile pic.

    Do you even lift?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pypp View Post

    You don't even have a profile pic.

    Do you even lift?
    Amen
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    Quote Originally Posted by kdeome View Post
    I'm 5'10" 160lbs and my 1RM is 275... benching your body weight for reps is considered average, double your weight puts you in the top 33%
    More like the top 5%.

    There aren't many people who can bench twice their weight. Even powerlifters struggle with this.

    State records start happening at 2.1 -2.25 times your body weight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stillnatural View Post
    225 bench press at 133 is awesome. Keep at it and by the time your at 150 you'll get 300. I've hit 347 at 175 at a usapl meet I have a video on YouTube but I can't links on here.
    Problem is, the heavier you get, the worse that power to weight ratio becomes. You don't see many 300lb'ers benching 600lbs or more. As you pack on weight, you tend to have diminishing returns.

    This is also why the strongest strongmen are usually 250-275lbs max. The super heavies are generally not as strong in power-to-weight ratios as the slightly lighter guys.
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    double body weight bench is good, a little harder to achieve the heavier you get but most gym rats cannot bench double their bodyweight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeraldNY181 View Post
    double body weight bench is good, a little harder to achieve the heavier you get but most gym rats cannot bench double their bodyweight.
    3x Dead lift and 2.5-3x squat are harder to come by in my region...I see people with big benches here a lot...but damn they can't do a proper FULL ROM squat or any kind of pull (sumo, conventional, arched back, hitching and sad attempts) that is close to decent numbers.
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    true dat....it is a given that gym rats cant squat or pull for crap haha
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeraldNY181 View Post
    true dat....it is a given that gym rats cant squat or pull for crap haha
    I ended a friendship (free intercourse kind) with a girl for calling me a gym rat...because I lift at 6am and she is barely going to bed at that time she called me that...I had to end it :/ I am a respectable powerlifter of the iron game...and not a gym rat '
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