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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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It has been a good year for Cooper, who earlier in the year gained his first British record with a bench press of 156.
If the young man known as "The Freak Show" can add 100 pounds to his bench press in a single year, an 1100-pound lift is well within the realm of possibility.
Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate whether assistance exercises of the upper body can be predicted from the loads of an upper body major exercise: the bench press.
The squat, leg press, leg extension, and bent-over row are all examples of large-muscle group exercises, and have been shown to consume more oxygen than exercises like the shoulder press, bench press, upright row, and arm curl.
I start competing again in April and I'm aiming for 310kg for the squat, 220kg for bench press and 320kg for the deadlift.
One online poll asked, "Do you believe Pat Robertson can correctly leg bench press 2,000 pounds?
SAN DIEGO -- An independent study commissioned by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) found barbell bench press, the pec deck machine and bent-forward cable crossovers are the most effective exercises for targeting the major muscles of the chest.
It has been a good year for Chris, who earlier in the year gained his first British record with a bench press of 156.
His lifts of 170kg on squat, 120kg on bench press and 235kg on dead lift set new benchmarks for the opposition and he also claimed the record for the total lifted over the three categories at 525kg.
Asper completed 23 reps on the bench press, and Kaddu did 20.
The transposition of this approach to classical lifting tasks such as the Bench press is limited by the difficulty to obtain an accurate measure of the velocity of the bar.
Heavy lifting: Competitors at Dudley's 2009 Shazad Mela take part in the heavyweught bench press competition.