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    GSXR750 is offline Junior Member
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    Dumbell to Barbell Chest ratio

    is there a ratio u can figure out how much dumbells are to barbell.....

    like say if u bench 55lbs dumbells how much is that equivalent to a barbell is there any ratio or am i nuts? lol

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    correlation would change person to person, a lot of it would have to do with shoulder stability. db's are awesome for building stabilizers up.

    shouldn't this be in the training forum?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GSXR750
    is there a ratio u can figure out how much dumbells are to barbell.....

    like say if u bench 55lbs dumbells how much is that equivalent to a barbell is there any ratio or am i nuts? lol
    You're just nuts for posting this in the steroids section

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    i know, lol i just got in from the gym and was arguing with my buddy about this and was dying to post it. and i wasnt even thinkin. whoops

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    would depend on person but for me i can max about 265 on bench and i rep 95 pound dumbells 10x's, when i was repping 55's my max bench was probly about 185 or so...

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    I max out around 350 right now, however the highest I will usually get with db's is like 130's and its like a bitch just to get 8-10

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheDfromGC
    would depend on person but for me i can max about 265 on bench and i rep 95 pound dumbells 10x's, when i was repping 55's my max bench was probly about 185 or so...

    ya thats what i thought it would be aroudn......lol my goofball boy was arguing wit me about how i was doing 60lbs DBs is only 145 on the barbell and i was saying it was 185lbs or around there. ight thanks for some feedback

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