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    Over 65 Bench Training

    Just now getting back in shape on the bench. Shoulder issues have put a hamper on weight training.
    Decided to just work on my body weight lifts . . . with a goal of 10 reps (195 body weight) by May...
  2. Squeezing shoulder blades/traps together to reduce shoulder stress?

    Who follows this advide to help reduce shoulder injuries? Did you lose strength initially . . . it feels unnatural to me.

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    Prefect . . . Just what I was looking for:

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  4. Good point . . . I was curious about the links I...

    Good point . . . I was curious about the links I posted about weight lifting standards

    Here is a Powerlifting Standard:

    Class II = 299 lbs. Bench (198 lb. body weight).

    Nobody want to be...
  5. What weight lifting standards are the norm (Non-Powerlifting)

    I am not a Powerlifter . . . Just basic fitness goal. Currently trying to build up to a 300 lb. Bench Press by my 62nd Birthday. Per the below Basic Fitness Standards . . . a 300 lb. Bench press is...
  6. New member with an aggressive goal (300 lb. Bench Press by May) 62nd B'Day

    Finally started hitting the weights hard this year . . . I hope it is never too late. I am already up to a 270 lb. Bench Press.

    Today's Max:

    http://youtu.be/hNNtHJoKJ5k


    225 X 6
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    What are you benching now?

    What are you benching now?
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    270 lb. Bench . . . Age 62 ...

    270 lb. Bench . . . Age 62

    http://youtu.be/hNNtHJoKJ5k

    225 lb. X 6

    http://youtu.be/EU27u2HPHes
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    I will be 62 in May . . . 195 lbs (6' 3" arm...

    I will be 62 in May . . . 195 lbs (6' 3" arm span). I have back and shoulder issues . . . But, will push through the pain.

    I am up to 225 lb. X 6 reps (270 lb. max). Goal: 225 lbs. x 10 (300...
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    Pushing 62 here . . . Training daily . . ....

    Pushing 62 here . . . Training daily . . . Muscles feel pumped continuously. Yes, high protein diet should help with endurance.
  11. Thread: Muscle Soreness

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    Buy a hot tub . . . Your wife will enjoy it too. ...

    Buy a hot tub . . . Your wife will enjoy it too. I am trying to train hard every day . . . The top jets really help my sore shoulders.
  12. Thread: back problem

    by Mcmann
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    Try keeping your feet up on a chair when bench...

    Try keeping your feet up on a chair when bench pressing . . . Helps keep your back flat.

    Or, have them straight in front of you.
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