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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 first lift was the squats in which I suffered an injury to my right knee and was unable to carry out my third squat attempt thus putting my competing in the bench press and deadlift in doubt.
His second set a new British bench press record with the petty officer achieving 237.
In the study by Scott (19), 2 sets of bench press to muscular failure at 60% of 1RM and 2 submaximal sets at 80% of 1RM were performed.
Following the rest time, all subjects performed two trials of five-second MVICs for both muscles in the same bench press position (90 degrees of elbow joint flexion and 90 degrees of shoulder joint abduction), with one-minute rest between trials.
He said: "I was pleased to be successful in a competition where world records were set in the squat and bench press in my class.
Chris said: "I was really pleased to be successful in a competition where world records were set in the squat and bench press in my class.
Van Atten labels the bench press as the hardest event and the deadlift as the easiest.
com/2013/03/texas-high-school-senior-matt-poursoltani-lifts-700-pounds-rivals-nfl-bench-press-record-video/) NESN , the league's all-time bench press record reportedly belongs to Larry Allen, a legendary Dallas Cowboys guard who once managed a 705-pound lift.
One study compared 1 and 3 sets in recreationally trained individuals for the bench press and leg press.
Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Eric Olmstead, a Sailor aboard the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) broke the world record in the bench press at the World Power-lifting Federation (WPF) Championships in Las Vegas.
The win qualified him for the British bench press competition, where in January he won the under-16 title and finished second overall to a 29-year old man.
Measures included lean tissue mass by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry, bench press and squat strength (1-repetition maximum), and knee extension/flexion peak torque.