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n.die_beast
05-27-2010, 07:07 AM
This is just out of interest. Does anyone know the most weight lifted on stuff like incline, floor press, reverse bands, strick overhead, close grip? etc

Thanks

ScottYard
05-27-2010, 08:07 AM
This be fun to find out.

I know my numbers arent too close to the top on these lifts but When I was 300 pounds and the ultimate gear whore with a 840 bench my best blue band reverse band bench was 660, my best 2 board was 650, my best 3 board was 675 and my best 4 board was 705.

Man i miss being strong LOL

Hopefully travis will chime in. Im sure at westside hes seen (and done) some big lifts.

Travis Bell
05-27-2010, 08:26 AM
Definitely have seen some crazy stuff.

I think it was Kenny who did a 675 floor press, we never really got into strict overhead. Just a lot of shoulder rotation going on there

Reverse blue band, my best is 625 I think, I've seen Tony do 675.

Incline, we've never maxed out, least as a team, in my memory lol. So many fun lifts done in the gym, it's impossible to recall them all.

My best 3brd is 585, 2brd 555, floor press - 530, bench w/ doubled purples - 405, floor press with 5 sets of chain - I want to say 315 or 365. Can't recall exactly.

George Halbert has done some stupid strong stuff in the gym in days past, like 545 raw for a set of 4 reps, benching something crazy with doubled greens

n.die_beast
05-27-2010, 08:35 AM
Thanks Travis, those numbers are awesome. Any varation will do.

KarlMarx
05-27-2010, 06:36 PM
benching something crazy with doubled greens

Benching with doubled greens?!?! Jesus. Squatting with greens (note: not doubled) still gets me pretty good.

vdizenzo
05-27-2010, 08:34 PM
Some of mine:
Floor press 425 with quaded mini bands
Floor press 555
Incline press 545
3 board press 635
Bench 475+10 chains
Bench 525 with doubled mini bands

ScottYard
05-27-2010, 08:37 PM
545 incline is redonkulous man.

I think I remember seeing that video as well.


Even at my heaviest and strongest my best was low 400's.

n.die_beast
05-30-2010, 01:14 PM
Thanks guys. This will help with my motivation.

NickAus
05-30-2010, 07:40 PM
Some of mine:

Raw:
Close grip incline 315
5 board 505, 3 board 415
2 sets of doubled minis and 1 set of doubled monsters 165 to chest

Shirted:
3 board 585 x4
3 board 1 set of doubled purples 405
4 board 505 x10