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    pnoyslick23 is offline Warming Up
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    Whats The Average Weight A 16 Year Old Can Do For Barbell Bench Press

    another i question i dont understand is that why is it i can do 25s with a dumbell when i do concentrated bicep curls but im very weak when i do Barbell Bench Presses?

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    Big_Idiot is offline 45h45h5hfghfghnsnfg
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    So you can curl more than you press?

    And there's no average weight anybody can lift. Its just not a question to be answered lol.

    What are you currently pressing?

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    evolution is offline I love me some Mreik
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    Bicep curl and bench press are so completely different, that there's really no comparing numbers there.

    I have a 16 year old student who bench presses 95 lbs while I have another that hits 330 for 3.

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    Quote Originally Posted by evolution View Post
    Bicep curl and bench press are so completely different, that there's really no comparing numbers there.

    I have a 16 year old student who bench presses 95 lbs while I have another that hits 330 for 3.
    Odds are if you have been playing sports seriously sense u where like 5 you would be the later. haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by pnoyslick23 View Post
    another i question i dont understand is that why is it i can do 25s with a dumbell when i do concentrated bicep curls but im very weak when i do Barbell Bench Presses?
    It sounds like your triceps, pecs and/or shoulder stabilizer muscles are weaker than your biceps.

    As for how much a 16yo can bench depends on how much they work on it. There are lots of high school football players benching 350 and 400 pounds, but they work hard at it and are relatively big.

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    pnoyslick23 is offline Warming Up
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    ahaha!! owned!!!! im such a weak noob!!! im bench pressing 10 at ea side!!!!!! but ya my triceps aint as strong as my biceps thats why im working on it.I just started doing bench presses today and im working my way up from 10 at each side to my goal of 150+ at each side,which i dought i will ever do.

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    Proteinboy is offline training 2 b a genius@hardwork
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    dont worry , friend! you have a long time to work on it! just make sure you work out with squats too! work your whole body and eat!

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    NoSweatNoGlory is offline Second Set
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    yea forget the bench lol squats and deads fo life hahahah

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    Quote Originally Posted by evolution View Post
    I have a 16 year old student who bench presses 95 lbs while I have another that hits 330 for 3.
    330 for 3......holy cr@p! at 16! He's got to be a football centre or something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoSweatNoGlory View Post
    yea forget the bench lol squats and deads fo life hahahah
    I second that. but neither of those are nearly as nurturing to the ego.

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    I am 16, 17 in a few days mine. But i can lift 352 lbs for 3. I live in England and play rugby a lot. i find this helps a lot to keep you strong. also i have a great passion for weight lifting. My advise is to eat and eat more. Protein shakes also help a lot. I try to get 3 a day to maximize the effect. I am also out of school so i train twice a day.

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    Proteinboy is offline training 2 b a genius@hardwork
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    STRENGTH STANDARDS BY WEIGHT:
    Bench Press Standards

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    Quote Originally Posted by Proteinboy View Post
    STRENGTH STANDARDS BY WEIGHT:
    Bench Press Standards
    Nice table, i reckon thats a rough guide for the MINIMUM one should be at for their weight/training stage.

    I class myself as an intermediate trainee and i'm just above what that table states and i class myself as a poor bencher.

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