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The authors say that the multi-joint movements the high-intensity group used (deadlifts and bench presses) improved strength gains, and the higher-intensity movements recruited more muscle fibers.
Richards leads the team with a 7-foot-5 wingspan and 15 reps on the 185-pound bench press, so expectations regarding his defensive capabilities are high.
His bench press has climbed from 175 pounds to 265.
Nicholas Camp, John Allen and Cory Wetzel drift over to do some bench presses as Webber works with Sally Wetzel.
Though Gaver had Pratt to finish five rounds of 800-meter runs, power cleans, bench presses and box jumps, Shalhoub modified the star’s workout to three rounds and female equivalent numbers due to time constraint and physical capabilities.
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BENCH PRESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bench press for English Language Learners
: a lift or exercise in which a weight is raised by pushing your arms upward while you lie on a bench
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