Poll

How Much Do You Bench?

100 lbs. - 150 lbs.
1 (9.1%)
150 lbs. - 200 lbs.
4 (36.4%)
200 lbs. - 250 lbs.
2 (18.2%)
250 lbs. - 300 lbs.
1 (9.1%)
300 lbs. +
3 (27.3%)

Total Members Voted: 11

Voting closed: August 07, 2015, 01:52:33 PM

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Offline TobusRex

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Re: The Bench
« Reply #30 on: October 01, 2015, 05:49:58 PM »
I pressed over 300 weighing less than 125.  Did I mention it was a leg press!!

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We had a guy (nicknamed "Thumper", btw) who wrestled 108 pounds and benched 235! He didn't have much technique, but he was one of those "brute" strength wrestlers (you know what I mean). The guys with average technique or worse he'd destroy in quite impressive fashion, but he couldn't beat a really good wrestler to save his life.

 I only benched 285 in HS, but I got a lot stronger working in a steel mill after graduation. I benched 390 in the Army, but I still wrestled a couple guys stronger than me. Yeah...some of those heavies are nothing but shaved Gorillas, lol.
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