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post #42 of (permalink) Old 04-23-2007, 01:12 AM
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Originally Posted by smith06
you should be able to bench 2/3 you body weight so you're not too far off.
yah as a kid whos 15, 2/3rds is perfect. As your strength train over time, lets say a few years goes by, your active, you still have an active sport your into and you might go to the gym once in a while (realistically) you should be closer to 100% of body weight. that is unless lets say you gain a whole bunch of weight due to poor eating habits or stuff like that, im assuming your going to stay within a low body fat % like no more then 12-13%.

to fight as a sport or to excel in any sport in general (if you use your upper body in it) i would say the gauge of 125% is dead on.
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