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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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5 Club: Bench-press one and a half times your body weight five times, following the same procedure as in the Twenty Times Club.
330: Valencia school bench-press record, set by Jerome Castenada in 2001
Vaughn has been working particularly hard since the end of last season, gaining 25 pounds of muscle - he's 6-foot-3, 231 pounds - and increasing his bench-press to 265 pounds.
In the weight lifting category, Miklos went from lifting 240 pounds on the bench-press at the world games to 270 pounds at the state competition.