what is your bb vs db bench?

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  1. Hebrew Hammer

    Hebrew Hammer Resident Jew goalie OT Supporter

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    Just curious,

    I do 50x10 db or 160x10 bb.

    yes I know I am weak.
     
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    BB = 150x1
    DB = 100's x 12ish
     
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    BB = 315x1
    DB = 80x5

    I flair my elbows out on the DBs and it seems to hit my pecs better. Could do lot more if I tuck it.
     
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    Hebrew Hammer Resident Jew goalie OT Supporter

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    I can't tell if this is a joke or not.
     
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    Probably is. Most of the posts will resemble jonno's.
     
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    Hebrew Hammer Resident Jew goalie OT Supporter

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    Which do you like better? I feel alot more sore doing db than bb. Probably because I don't have a spotter and get freaked out and don't push myself to failure on bb.
     
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    i never start my workout with dbs so it's hard to compare. this past tues i did a set of 225, 245, then 255 on flat (12x12x10), then used 100s for 10-12 on incline bench
     
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    No preference. I try to use both.
     
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    Don't worry about Lance (jmezz). He's just taking his anger of hitting double digit bf out on fn.
     
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    Not sure what my BB bench is but it's weak. DB's I have done the 80's x 6 but that was doing stupid style where you rotate the DBs so that the end of the rep looks like the end of a pec fly... I don't go heavy on those anymore, but if I did a DB bench with regular form I could probably do a little more :dunno:
     
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    DB: 130x8ish
    BB: 335x3
     
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    it always cracks me up when little fucks are like I DB BENCH THE 180's FOR 100 REPS and then their barbell bench is like 205. Of course a lot of people do DB's with a halfass range of motion or cheat the shit out of them so its a pretty worthless comparison.

    In summary, if you care about what your bb vs db bench is, you're gay.
     
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    My best for both is

    80s x 6

    195 x 4

    Full ROM
     
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    See what I mean?
     
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    most ive put up on the BB was 275

    i can only fit 110 lbs on my DBs, which is a pain in the dick. but i got them up 5-6 times at least from what i can remember. i have oly dumbells and not that many dimes/quarters so i end up with a string of 5s and 2.5s on the end, then those weights you attach to your arms hanging off the end of the collars :cjerk:
     
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    35 db, 105 bb :bowdown:
     
  20. Crush

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    DB: 120x6 or 100x 12ish
    BB: 305x1

    I think that's about right. Its a shame though the gym closest to my house only has 100lb dumbbells.
     
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    people do half-ass ROM with BB bench too.
     
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    Crush Epidural hematoma up in this bitch

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    I like DB bench better because I can actually get a more natural range of motion vs the BB because you can dynamically re-adjust your arms. With the BB you're stuck with your initial hand location.
     
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    dude, its a simple question. Its not like I interrupted some deep engaging discussion going on in F&N, just having some fun.:ugh:
     
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    BB=225x2
    DB-haven't done in a while..probably around 65-70lbs
     
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    Hebrew Hammer Resident Jew goalie OT Supporter

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    Hmm this is actually kind of interesting. What do you guys think is the better exercise?

    I prefer db, I like the range of motion (db hitting chest) and I cant compensate for my left arm with my right.
     
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