Rehab benching

  1. Rehab benching


    Well, I have long head bicep tendonitis and that is what has been causing my shoulder pains. I decided I would get around this by using bands, so the weight feels light at the bottom and doesn't hurt at all. I did my reps like I would be doing with speed bench, but wore out pretty fast because of the higher weights. I could have done more set and more weight but I want to see how I feel tomorrow and the day after before I decide to go too heavy.
    Flat bench:
    Doubled purples + bar x10reps
    Doubled purples + blue bands and the bar x5reps explosive
    Doubled purples + blue bands and 135lbs x3 explosive
    Doubled purples + blue bands and 225 x3 explosive
    Doubled purples + blue bands and 275 x3 explosive
    Doubled purples + blue bands and 315 x3 explosive
    Tate presses:
    100lb db's x3sets of 10
    DB floor press with blue bands (only goes up to 100's)
    100lb db's X3sets of 10


  2. so the weight feels light at the bottom. Doubled purples + blue bands and 315 x3 explosive
    Thats lite? Man, remimd me never to bench with you.

  3. how much is that at the top bigun?
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  4. From what I have been told its somwhere around 850-900lbs, but I am not completely sure. It wasn't very much weight at the bottom and it didn't seem to make my shoulders hurt at all which is what I was going for (it should also help with my weak point so that an added bonus ). The bands were brand new and did give me more resistance that I had expected, but it wasn't too bad.
    Last edited by NickW; 02-22-2006 at 02:02 AM.

  5. cool deal, i remember you saying you had ******* problems. this should definately remedy that.

  6. here's a link to figure out how much tension is under for double bands

    http://www.if.uidaho.edu/~chris/docs/BandTension.pdf
  

  
 

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