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    Happy with bench gains!

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    10/6/11 max bench 175 x 5.....1/28/12 max bench 225 x 7

    That is a 50lbs gain in that movement working bench in a workout 2 times per month.....a bunch of other workouts go into it as well but was just looking at my workout sheets and was happy about this one in particular.

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    Nicely done. Whats your weight?
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    Damn dude! Nice work! 2 wheel bench for reps, that's huge!


    My goal is to be hit 225x5, I've been stuck at 200-ish for a while now...

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    I am at 220......was a 205 but have gained some weight once the lifting got really hard core.

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    Nice bench! over bodyweight for 7 reps.
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    Another way to look at it is that is almost a 30% increase...Well done!
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    Thank you! I am very proud of getting that weight up! My goal though is to have the ability to bench 315 for at least 1 rep....will see how that goes! Bench not the only thing I am after though just something that I took notice to when I was looking at my workout sheets.

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    excellent gains!

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