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Bench Press: What's your max? (Calulator inside)


 Bench Press: What's your max? (Calulator inside)
26 topic by Swall O My Kidz - 04-19-2009, 09:39 PM - Boxden > The BX Gym - Health, Exercise, and Nutrition


*note, this is an estimated calculator.

I'm 5'8, 163- and I do 5 rep's of 185.
According to this calculator- making my max bench rep at 215.

http://www.bench-press.net/bench-press-calculator.html


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 04-19-2009, 10:22 PMaway - #2
Ex[Hale] 

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Im 6'3, 235
I put 225 for 20 reps and it said Your APPROX 1 rep max bench is 363.6
Haven't maxed out in awhile. I a$sume my 1 rep max would be in this range.
 04-20-2009, 07:03 AMaway - #3
mims820 1 heat pts

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I dont need a calculator. Im 5'9", 174, max is 325 2x
 04-20-2009, 09:08 AMaway - #4
diplo 

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Im actually better than the calculator. lol

I do 185x10 and it said 249.5. I maxed out last week at 260. I want 3 plates, though.
 04-20-2009, 10:07 AMaway - #5
Scream @ Me 1 heat pts

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Originally Posted by mims820
I dont need a calculator. Im 5'9", 174, max is 325 2x
Dope! I wanna reach that soon... Both (max) bench and weight. Hopefully i can look back on this thread soon, and laugh after i get my weight up lol..
 04-20-2009, 10:34 AMaway - #6
Hit Em' Up 52 heat pts52

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This calculator wont work for all and is just an estimate for the most part. If you train high rep ranges your 1RM wont go as much as training with low reps.

Say for example you can do 12 reps at 85 % of your 1RM and then start training in the 5 rep range, your 1RM will go up but the amount of reps u can hit at 85% of your new 1RM will decrease and vice versa.

Basically it deals with muscle fibres activated in different rep ranges. There's no calculator that can determine that because the ratio of one muscle fibre type to another varies with people. You gotta test it for yourself.

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 04-20-2009, 01:53 PMaway - #7
Optimus Crime 3 heat pts

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Mine's about right. I'm 5'9, 210, My 5 Rep is 275 and it said I could get 320 1x.... that's about right
 04-20-2009, 08:00 PMaway - #8
1985 1 heat pts

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It said my max is 270....i dont know if i want to try that ####...i can rep out 225 7 times though..

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 04-21-2009, 12:56 AMaway - #9
lostkauze 30 heat pts30

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it said mine was 299 havent tried to max out in a long time so who knows
 04-21-2009, 12:02 PMaway - #10
aRes 

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The calculator is most accurate when the rep is 8.. at 10 it starts getting thrown off.


so the guy who said he put 225 20 times.. that is not an accurate read, try doing something like 295 8 times and see what it gives you
 04-21-2009, 05:33 PMaway - #11
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Originally Posted by aRes
The calculator is most accurate when the rep is 8.. at 10 it starts getting thrown off.


so the guy who said he put 225 20 times.. that is not an accurate read, try doing something like 295 8 times and see what it gives you
I agree, the calculator is probably most accurate when used in the 8 rep range. I put in 285 for 8 reps and it pretty much gave me the same 1 rep max. As i said before, I haven't maxed out in awhile, but I would a$sume that the estimate it gave me is pretty much in the range of what I can do.
 04-21-2009, 09:14 PMaway - #12
advance won 2 heat pts

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im 6'3 weight 245 and my max is 320
 04-24-2009, 10:25 AMaway - #13
Swall O My Kidz 

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Originally Posted by Swall O My Kidz
*note, this is an estimated calculator.

I'm 5'8, 163- and I do 5 rep's of 185.
According to this calculator- making my max bench rep at 215.

Mines is dead on.
I tried it out today.
Hit one rep (of 215) about 4 different times.
 04-24-2009, 11:09 AMaway - #14
G-ONE 

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Im about 6ft 145lbs and can lift 190lbs like 7times. It said my 1Rmax is 235. Not sure if thats right by last night i got 225lbs for the first time.
 04-25-2009, 01:17 AMaway - #15
Swall O My Kidz 

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Originally Posted by G-ONE
Im about 6ft 145lbs and can lift 190lbs like 7times. It said my 1Rmax is 235. Not sure if thats right by last night i got 225lbs for the first time.
No offense, but #### you must be scrawny as hell!
S'all good tho', I guess-
Your max is more than mines..

 04-29-2009, 08:40 AMaway - #16
NOCCOWT 8 heat pts

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my max is 385 plain and simple o flat and on incline its 295
 05-02-2009, 01:05 PMaway - #17
TIP2009 

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haha I wish I could still bench, in 9th grade I was at like 220.....I ####ed my shoulder up really bad though that summer, when I was a senior I still had troubles getn just the bar up lame I knowh hahaha...I guess pushin yourself too hard too young is bad for you...oh wells...#### happens...I'll still smash a golfball and rip anyone alive apart in soccer :)
 05-02-2009, 01:39 PMaway - #18
beantown 74 heat pts74

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^220 in 9th grade? Didn't know Arod posted on boxden
 05-02-2009, 04:29 PMaway - #19
kingstown04 1 heat pts

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im 205 lbs and im at 365 prob like twice by myself........i want those 4 plates though :weights1:
 05-03-2009, 07:24 AMaway - #20
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psssh all you scumbags need to stop frontin,yall sorry a$ses be the cats b0mbing out at the bench,straining like a motha####a to curl a 20 and ####

ya see me,the man with largest arms on boxden knows whos faking the funk,i myself bench 280 and curl 75 on each arm

Last edited by Mr.Big Deal; 05-03-2009 at 07:26 AM..
 
 


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