Bench Press Compitition Prep?

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  1. who_me_said_i

    who_me_said_i OT Supporter

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    Bench Press Competition Prep?

    My local gym is holding a bench press competition in about 3 weeks... I think I'm going to enter just to see where I would place.

    Any tips to get ready for this?

    Trying to also drop some weight to get into the lighter weight class...
     
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    whats your current weight and bench press max?
     
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    Weight is about 200~205... would like to be at 195ish for the competition

    Max bench 315
     
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    Cool. BRB heading to Mexico to pick some up. Do you think that they will fit in my Darth Vader Pez Dispenser?
     
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    any reason you wanna be at 195?
     
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    To drop to a lower weight class.
     
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    To increase my bench numbers I have always like the 5,3,1 routine on flat, incline, decline.
     
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    was assuming they wouldnt have weight classes at a local comp.

    BTW calling it right now someones friend who has never even been there is gonna come dwarf everyone and throw up like 500, happens all the time.
     
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    I have always read to take the week off before the comp.
     
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    Nah, even most local things have weight classes. It just wouldn't be fair.

    My gym did one of these last week, but I was up in Milwaukee. I never got a chance to see who won and how much they put up. There's a couple ex-D1 football players at my gym that put up 405 for reps though. I assume one them probably won.

    There's also some dude who is a fucking monster. About 6' 300 @ 12% or so. Training for the NFL and last I saw he inclined 405 for 5 and 315 x 15 :rofl:
    I wanted to cry.
     
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    Last time they didn't have a weight class at the gym for bench comp, it was pathetic.

    They are running one now, with weight classes. So that's good.

    I'd say work on incline bench to really kick in the power, then flats should be a lot easier.
     
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    ooohhh... pics?

    I'm sure that there will be some dude that will be there and will just destroy everyone...


    Thanks for the input!
     
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    somebody could post up the link to that Dave Tate Fix Your Bench vid, that shit is helpful.

    "maybe you just learn how to fucking bench!?"
     
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    oh, be sure your pausing when you touch your chest.

    "simulate" someone giving you the press command.
     
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    or ask a stranger to yell it at you?
     
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