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bench press

a weight-training exercise in which a person lies on a bench and pushes a barbell upwards with both hands from chest level until the arms are straight, then lowers it again
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THE Yorkshire and North East Benchpress Championships are being held at The Boathouse, Green Lane, Durham on November 2.
The result was that Martin, and his two sons, went into the World drug-free powerlifting federation championships representing England in the benchpress two weeks short of their peak and with no idea of their current limits.
The Record told this week how the schoolboy can already shift 240kg (37st 8lb) with his legs, lift 100kg (15st 7lb) dead weight, and benchpress 70 kilos (11st).
Note that in this issue of LawNow, in BenchPress, there is a criminal case entitled Over the Line, reporting an Ontario case, R.
This is the first competition of the year and will determine the North East and Yorkshire divisional benchpress champions as well as securing qualification for the British Championships in March.
Kevin can shift 240kg (37st 8lb) with his legs, lift 100kg (15st 7lb) dead weight and benchpress 70kg (11st).
Hood said Barron will have to become best friends with the benchpress in the next few weeks, but expects the prop/lock to be back firing on all cylinders soon.