Thread: Double your bodyweight
03-28-2002, 09:00 AM #1
Double your bodyweight
I've always had a goal of bench pressing twice my bodyweight. The closest I've ever came was 350lbs. weighing 185 lbs. I was just wondering how many of you have done it. If so what was your bodyweight and how much did you lift?
04-18-2002, 01:40 AM #2
BTW...I'm not even close, I can do over half my bodyweight on dumbells...but that isn't even much.
04-18-2002, 02:38 AM #3
thats awesome mike ...im 185 lbs and can do only 200lbs wow i wish i could do over 300lbs
04-18-2002, 06:17 AM #4
well I am looking to DO my bodyweight, I'll have to wait a loooooooong time to double it.
04-18-2002, 07:18 AM #5
emm 405 @ 230 so not quite but stay away from too much of that, my joints don't hold up well to powerlifting type training.
04-18-2002, 07:21 AM #6
210lb body weight 450lb flat bench...........
04-18-2002, 02:23 PM #7
a freind of mine weights i beleive 165 or so. He does 335 but he also he is 5'5". I m 220 and doing same weight but at 6'00" I believe the height makes a big difference expecially for monkey arm man like me lol
04-18-2002, 02:26 PM #8
Bench press is my weakest excercise I,d stuggle to do 50lbs over my bodyweight
04-18-2002, 11:31 PM #9
I weigh 177lbs and bench 315lbs. Almost there....
04-18-2002, 11:47 PM #10
Damn you guys are puttin' up some pretty impressive numbers! I have a question though, were those on AS or not? The best I ever did was 260 on flat bench and I weighed like 190 or so.
04-18-2002, 11:49 PM #11
My numbers were without AS.....
04-19-2002, 07:11 AM #12
My 350 lb. bench at 185lbs. was with AS. I have done 325lb at 185 lbs. a couple years later without AS.
04-19-2002, 01:23 PM #13Senior Member
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04-20-2002, 12:34 PM #14
That's pretty damned good guys. I'm not really concerned with being strong that much anymore, I just wanna look good and if the numbers come with it: right on. I used to compete in power meets in high school and I'd see these guys weighin' 165 hittin up 355! It's just crazy to see that kinda weight bein thrown around.
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