Chris Moore goes over the basics of a solid (non-powerlifting) bench press. Maybe you can pick up some cues to help out a novice next time you are being asked for help in the gym. Also, check out the So you think you can bench series.
Here is bench machine Eric Spoto with a 320kg (705 lbs) Bench Press. Hope he stays injury free and gets the world record soon. Update: Complete workout video with Stan Efferding’s 247kg (545 lbs) x 2
László Mészáros set a new Raw Bench Press World Record in the 140kg category. 303kg Thanks for submitting.
People are preparing for the November 3rd’s Backyard Meet. Eric Spoto 306kg (675 lbs) x 1 Paused Bench Pete Rubish deadlifts 342.5kg for 3 singles. He is definitely going for 800lbs in the meet. Stan Efferding pulls 378.75kg (835 lbs) but loses grip at the top. Well, and you already saw Dan Green’s top form.
Mikhail Koklyaev hits a 3RM Bench Press PR while listening to the technofied version of ‘Call Me Maybe’. Thanks to Steve for submitting.
Update: In December 2012 he did 305kg in training. Here are Siamand Rahmam’s lifts from the Men’s +100kg Powerlifting at the London 2012 Paralympics. Easy 270kg & 280kg Bench Press to secure gold. No problem here. But his world record attempt at 301kg was red lighted. If you know why, let me know in the comments. Update: So the consensus seems to […]
The ParalympicSportTV Channel starts to upload some of the London 2012 Powerlifting events. Here for example is the Men’s 90kg. Egypt’s Hany Abdelhady took it with 241kg (attempt at 42:00). 8kg more than the second. Men’s 90kg A Group Men’s 90kg B Group Tomorrow there will be the 100kg and +100kg categories. Going to be exciting.
Another World Record went down in the London 2012 Paralympics Powerlifting. This time Liu Lei of China (67.5kg category) bench pressed 226kg. Up 1.5kg from his last world record.
Yakubu Adesokan’s set a new World Record in the 48kg category with a 180kg Bench Press. Here is the recording of the session.