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    Default How does strength on incline bench correlate to flat bench?

    I can bench 265 on the incline(30 degree) and was wondering how much more someone can bench on flat than on incline, or is this just completely individual?

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    Why don't you try??
    Big Basics why make it complicated

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    Quote Originally Posted by dukhaskunk View Post
    Why don't you try??
    I'd have to train my body to do flat benches again. I was just curious/ The reason I strongly prefer incline benching to flat bench, is because on an incline I find it much easier to retract my scapulas and keep my upper back tight. With the flat bench, when I keep my back tight it's so uncomfortable it's hard to finish a set and I risk shoulder injury from loosing back tightness.

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    Well I generally can lift more from flat
    Big Basics why make it complicated

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    I'm sure it depends from person to person but mine is usually between 10 to 20 pounds more on the flat bench.
    But I pretty much go inclines all the time.
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    It is an individual concept. I can lift more on incline than flat. Others will find it is vice-versa.

    Either way it matters not at all. What matters is you use the best from possible regardless of the exercise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by castille View Post
    I'm sure it depends from person to person but mine is usually between 10 to 20 pounds more on the flat bench.
    But I pretty much go inclines all the time.
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    Eventually it’s a substance of first choice and what your goals square determine. The bench presses will a much improved work of initial your pectoral muscle. However some trainers agree that the incline press is safer on your pectoral muscle, shoulders, and rotator cuffs. With such a big amount of movements to make stronger your chest, the chest press with either bench are effectual.

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    Well, considering that i've seen a bunch of the westside guys do incline bench i would say it helps

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    it's definitely person by person, some people say flat bench hurts them others say incline hurts them. some are stronger on flat and some are stronger on incline. ultimately it's a preference call

 

 

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