Bench Press

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Watch Powerlifter Taylor Atwood (-74kg) Make a Serious 205kg Bench Press PR

Taylor Atwood is a big name in the sport of powerlifting. He is the reigning back-to-back International Powerlifting (IPF) World Champion of the -74 kg weight class, holding the IPF world records for the squat (283 kg/634 lb) and overall (7905 kg/1,74275 lb). He has likewise declared gold at the U.S.A. Powerlifting (USAPL) Raw Nationals …

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Check Out Jaisyn Mike Bench Press 265kg/585lb at 42 Years Old

The powerlifting world has had some extremely impressive performances in Masters divisions recently. Many of which have involved world record setting lifts. It gives credence to the long used trope that, when it comes to powerlifting, age is just a number.  Jaisyn Mike certainly falls into that idea. His powerlifting debut did not happen until …

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16 Year Old Mahailya Reeves Bench Presses a Jaw Dropping 375 lbs

Over the weekend, weight lifting phenom Mahailya Reeves made another splash throughout social media, and included another impressive accolade to her lifting resume. At the 2020 Ladies Weightlifting State Championships that took place at Arnold High School in Panama City Beach, Florida, Reeves broke her state bench press record yet once again. Raising in the …

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Julius Maddox’s Favorite Bench-Boosting Accessory Lifts

If you want to be at your best, you should take some time to learn from the best, right? When it comes to the flat barbell bench press, no one is better on the raw version of the classic powerlifting move than Julius Maddox. The 6’3” powerhouse from Kentucky not only broke the all-time world …

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Julius Maddox Calls His Shot on the 800 Pound Bench Press

In a phone conversation that took place on February 11, Julius Maddox says the 800 pound raw bench press is not far from reality. He has officially called his shot on when he will set the all-time raw world record on the bench press to a previously unfathomable 800 pounds (362.8 kg). “The new all-time …

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Johnnie Harris Is the Lightest Man to Ever Bench Press 700lbs Raw!

We discussed Johnnie Harris not even a month ago when he pushed 680 pounds raw and paused the lift We were really flabbergasted by the power it must have considered him to press over 2.3 times his bodyweight, which was 131.5 kg (290 lbs) at the time of that lift. We anticipated Harris to have …

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