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Old 07-11-2019, 01:32 PM
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Default How much do you think the average american male can bench?

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I can bench the weight of another man a few inches or so
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What do you mean by "average"?
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What do you mean by "average"?
Median probably would be like a 40 yo male that's 200 pounds
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What do you mean by "can"?
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Mark Rippetoe (author of "Starting Strength") agrees that this is what a typical 200-pound man, with no serious training, should be able to do for 1 rep.

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