Bench Press Max

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Aug 28, 2013 3:08am
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I'm 13 almost 14 In 8th grade. I play football and basketball and track. We lift weights for all of those. I've been signed up for weightlifting as a class end semester. I'm pretty strong and built. I can 1 rep max for bench 164lbs. Is that average, below average, or above average for an 8th grader/14year old? If you're around my age comment your bench Max please.

28 Aug
That's hard to believe and Daniel J's comment is hard to believe as well.....If it's true then that's a good weight. But by the end of 10th grade so 15 for me I could bench 225 and by the time I was out of high school at 18 I could bench 265.
28 Aug
Its true I used to bench more but I quit lifting for about 2 years. Getting back into it again my all time best was 440. And at senior year I was pushing around 300
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Aug 28, 2013 3:56am
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Above avg , my max at 15-16 was 135 . 18 now and about 255 max
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Aug 28, 2013 7:51am
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I think thats pretty strong. Just make sure you are keepig good form. Form always goes over weight.

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Aug 28, 2013 8:52am
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When i was 15 to 16 my max was around 245 now at 26 my max is 390

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