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How do you lift more weight in bench press?

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Time and Effort, There are multiple methods of increasing your max weight in bench press.

The most efficient method, solely working on bench press, is to find your max weight with a rep of at least 5. Every time you attempt to bench press again go for one more rep at that weight. Once you reach 11, increase your weight by one.

Another method which can be done simultaneously is to work on the little muscles which are involved in the lifting of your weight. These may be enhanced doing various exercises.

Finally, if it is a one time thing, where you are trying to impress someone with a maximum weight and a rep of 1, you should exhale as you initiate your lift. This is a surprisingly useful method which is often overlooked.

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The rule of thumb is that you should never max out your weight, for fear of doing serious damage to a muscle (such as tearing it, or separating it from its connecting tissue). Ideally, you should bench press at a maximum a weight that you can lift 8-10 times, but that you need a spotter's help on the last lift. When you can press it 12 or more times without the spotter's help, then you can safely add a bit more weight.


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Can you bench press?

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If your 135Lb how much are you suppose to bench press?

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