bench press


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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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He ended up breaking the WPC World Record in the Full Power Classic bench press with a 190kg lift.
To top it off, she will be representing Great Britain at the World Classic Bench Press Championships held in Tokyo in May.
Lane Perry placed second in the bench press, squat, and clean in the 156-170lb class.
Dubai: Organisers are expecting at least 600 of the continent's best powerlifters at the 11th Asian Bench Press Championships to be held at the Dubai Club for People of Determination from September 18 to 24.
Callum represented GB last year in Texas with a 192.5kg Bench Press at just 21.
The fitness center's public relations representative said that it was confirmed that Lee had been using the bench press without a spotter to guide and assist him as he attempted to lift 70 kilograms, which they described as within a reasonable range for him to be able to lift.
Trossachs man Petty Officer Medical Assistant (POMA) Chris Martin is already British Bench Press Champion and recently the mighty medic headed to the Physique and Power Gym in Glasgow for the British Drug Free Powerlifting Association's UK Master Championships.
Sybil won four gold medals in the 47kilogramme category for squat, bench press, dead lift, and total weight Sunday morning.
Furthermore, we assessed the stress response before and after heavy resistance exercise (i.e., a one-repetition maximum (1-RM) bench press strength test followed by the maximal repetitions to failure on the bench press at a weight equal to 60% of the 1-RM).
Pipes and Wilmore (1975) showed that isokinetic resistance training (including three multiple-joint exercises) significantly increased isokinetic (elbow flexion, extension, shoulder extension, bench press at 24 and 136[degrees]/sec), isometric (bench press, elbow flexion, extension, knee extension at 90[degrees] and 135[degrees]), and dynamic leg press, bench press, arm curl, and bent-over row 1RM strength.
Emma's first title came as she lifted 200kg in the 75kg single-ply weight class of the bench press competition, followed by a lift of 191kg in the multi-ply bench press 82.5kg weight class.
By the way, when it's done with a barbell it's called a bench press.