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    mustang85 is offline Warming Up
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    bench press bar weight

    just a quick question...

    Does anyone know how much a bench press bar normally weighs?



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    Toly is offline Second Set
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    usually the barbell at the gym is 45lbs. But it also just depends they range in many diff sizes and weight. But that should not matter. Its now how much you can lift its how good you look

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    Joey007 is offline Third Set
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    Quote Originally Posted by Toly
    usually the barbell at the gym is 45lbs. But it also just depends they range in many diff sizes and weight. But that should not matter. Its now how much you can lift its how good you look
    lol, if u can lift more, ur probably got some nice pecs. imo

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    mustang85 is offline Warming Up
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    thanks guys!

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    malkore is offline Deceptimod
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    yep, standard olympic bar is 45lbs. i wouldn't train in a gym that didn't use oly. bars either.

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    newf is offline Verge of Overtraining
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    My oly bar is 44lb and my plates are also 44lb each. I believe the majority of oly sets now have 45lb bars and plates.

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