Bruce Lee Bench Press
There are many people where I work, two of them martial artists, who claim that Lee had bench pressed 500lbs. I find this hard to beleive considering elite Power-lifters at his body weight(with ...
by piesore
QUESTION: Proper form in doing flat bench press
Can anyone tell me the proper form in doing a flat bench press. I have been given many different techniques and not sure which is best. Where should the feet be placed?? Some say on the floor. Others ...
by 1212
Dumbell workout - bench a neccesity?
... nd do a 'light' workout while watching the news etc. How much 'less effective' is this than using a bench? I ...
by rojettafoxx
Portable weight bench question
I have a very small space in which to do weight exercises (ie my bedroom), and I would like a portal bench. Is there something that folds up so that it could be put in a closet? Thank you,
by DavidDrake
FS:Hex Dumbell Weights and Bench
Hi I have the following list fitness equipment I would like to sell hex dumbell pairs 15lbs $11.70 20lbs $15.60 25lbs $19.50 30lbs $23.40 35lbs $27.30 40lbs $31.20 45lbs $35.10 50lbs $39.00 55lbs ...
by Grogs1
Bench press: Do you count the bar?
quick dumb question... when people say I bench press 'so and so amount', do they include the weight of the bar? Because the bar I'm using at my gym has got to be around 40 pounds, if I include that, ...
by ip config
Fly or Bench press?
Just wondering which method is more preferable if hypertrophy of pec major is desired?
by Woodgate
Alternate bench assistance?
Can someone suggest a fun front delt bench assistance exercise other than front/plate raises as they make my elbows feel wonky. What if I did front raises with a barbell and elbows bent at an angle? ...
by breezhot
How to assembly legend 535 bench. Please show pic's. Can you show me some p...
How to assembly legend 535 bench. Please show pic's. Can you show me some pic's of legacy fitness legend 535 press bench.
by Daniel
Chest exercise without bench?
I'm moving into a smaller house, and won't have room for my old weight bench. Can someone recommend a good chest exercise that I can do with dumbbells, besides bench presses or flyes? Or are there ...
by calgal415
Pectoral dumbell exercises without a bench?
Are there any decent pec exercises you can do without a bench, or should I just stick to push ups? I was thinking something along the lines of a tricep kick, except laterally.. sort like a reverse ...
by imported_Adrian
APA bay state press pull, oct 5. 730lb bench!
I went to my first PL meet a week or so ago as a spectator. The APA bay state press & pull on October 5, 2002 in Northampton, MA. Pretty convient as it was a couple hundred feet from my house. Lots ...
by Big Blue
For Sale: Tuff Stuff Power Cage/Bench/Weights
I think the cost of travel plus the cost of the equipment would probably be more than the replacement cost. I'll stick to my gym. :-P
by heetrii
Dumbbell bench press technique (a common alternative to simple bench)
There is next to no reason to do this. By the time your arms are straight, turning your wrists does jack to the prime movers (but might not be too cool for some with rotator problems).
by Woodgate
Manual for York B500 Bench
I need part number for Backrest and Barbell Hooks to order spare parts
by Sat
Re: Alternating heavy days and light days - why?
There are many approaches to lifting. It frankly sounds like you know enough and are interested enough in all this to dispense with the trainer and experiment on your own, or at least discuss your ...
by rojettafoxx
Testosterone cypionate cycle
... on cycle for 7 weeks now...i have made pretty good gains my bodyweight went from 195 to 215 and my bench went from 365 to 415..but recently my numbers have begun to stabilize in strength and ...
by mpd10659
Training After Surgery
Tom,I'm 74 now and last year I did 3 Parallel Squats with 285, but I wasafraid to push the polyethlene prothesis any further. I switched over to narrow parallel squats on a Smith Machine, and I find ...
by Lloyd Johnson
Re: Newbie delurking for some questions about routine...
For a newbie trying to maximize strength gain, you generally want to work from largest to smallest muscles, from most complex exercises to simplest, and also maximize the weight you use in each lift. ...
by limey
Re: Dumbell deadlift vs squat
I knew someone would disagree. I believe it was mens health I read this in a few years ago, that a study had showed a massive flood of blood serum testosterone when performing all three of the major ...
by Calius
Re: Single-Joint Isometrics and Joint Angle Specificity
... ill vary in biceps curls as much as much as (or more than) the tension in, say, a triceps muscle in bench press. However, the degree to which one ...
by Big Blue
Percentage of body weight - easier for lighter guys on *all* movements?
... in terms of multiples of body weight come for the smaller lifters. Is the same true for squats and bench presses? And is the same true for overhead pressing? I'm now 1-arm overhead ...
by Lil_princess_01
Re: My routine
Thanks, Krista, for the feedback. I, in fact, have been trying to eat more (protein shake, 5 meals, lots of calories etc). I think my daily calories are around 2500 more or less. I couldn't load up ...
by picton beginner questions
I am pretty sure this has been asked before numerous times. Pardon me for the repetition. Here is the deal - I am going to gym 3 times a week and try to spend at least 45 to 60 minutes each day. I ...
by Skyfox 56
Re: HOW OFTEN should I train a particular muscle?
That's probably adequate. 0.8gm/lb body weight is a good amount of protein, so if your body weight is
by rohankrishna
Re: DL for person w/ ex-dislocating shoulder missing pec muscle?
I think a visit to a physio or athletic therapist might be in order. You don't want to cause more damage. I suspect the shoulder issues might just be a lack of use after the operation and full ...
by paultrr
Im new - need simple advise
Hello all, Yes, I'm new to the group. I'm 27, from Newcastle in the UK. I'm 5'9' and weight just under 11 stone. First of all, that is overweight for my height isn't it? I've been going to the gym ...
by LUCIAN665
Re: Change routine to increase size
... o work biceps with chest. The reasoning was that if your triceps are already partially toasted from benching, you're not going to be able to move as much weight with them. As an experiment, one day ...
by Calius
Re: Week off before starting HST for 1st time?
Reg... they are now suggesting a 12-14 off period before starting. Now onto Newbie's concerns... Finishing last week of negatives... so far, vast improvements in strength in all lifts. +.5 inch on ...
by Nunikares
One exercise or circuits
... e all after each other b)doing a set of each exercise and moving on to the next (eg lat pull down > bench press > .. >Lat pull ...
by ufojockey
Re: Home Gyms
Yup good advice. You'd be surprised how versatile just a good bench is. I just have a weight bench and it doubles as a power rack, so I can squat .... =P
by DavidDrake
Re: Opinion of cap FM-3141
That price seems high. Here's a link to a site with a bunch of places selling the bench set for $250 (sorry about the long link): ...
by Calius
Re: Constructive Criticism
I hear you Lee. However I'm still exceptionally strong in pulling and rowing movements, which leaves me to believe that if rhomboids are my problem it is not a function of them being weak. However, I ...
by calgal415
Re: Need advice on routine to both build muscle and loose fat from an expert!
Thanks for the info. My only problem with deadlifts is it sometimes bothers my back. I actually have some weights at home although not the olympic. My problem is where to put them. I usually do run ...
by pavon50
Re: How does a bodybuilder work 5 days a week?
Right now I squat, deadlift and bench at least four times a week each. If you're interested in hypertrophy I recommend: -Scott Johnson 'be a man ,stop looking for ...
by wopadfert
Re: Your opinions on my routine?
Yummmmmmmmy. JPEG's please. Really. Good idea. I would substitute in more compound movements in place of a lot of the isolation work you're doing. I would also add more weight to almost every ...
by paultrr
Re: What should I ask my Doc to do? UPDATE..and more questions
Really? Huh. Wasn't your problem a supraspinatus tendinosis? I'd think that stretching your anterior delts would be #1 on the list, as pressure from the anterior delt could inflame the impingement. ...
by PaulMc Donagh
Legacy International and technique pictures
Hello All, I've decided to get back into shape, hopefully like I was when I was in the Army but better. First: I have a Legacy Fitness Weight Bench WB-535 that I purchased about 5 years ago. And it ...
by Linda2
Re: Total gym or Bowflex
Neither !! For the money you pay you could buy yourself a very nice bench and full set of dumbells which would be much better for you and last you a lifetime ! Nobody looks that good from using ...
by PaulMc Donagh
Critique a beginners workout, please.
... m 27, 5'8' and when I first started weighed 130lbs now I'm 145lbs. I started having a 1 rep max for bench press of 95lbs. Now 145lbs. I haven't dared to ...
by lilskank

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