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    Brief History & Progression Of All Time Bench Press Records

    I thought this was pretty interesting to see how the bench press records has increased over the last 100 years.
    http://strongestman.org/?p=98
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bench_Press_world_records

    YEAR WEIGHT RECORD HOLDER
    2008 1075 Ryan Kennelly
    2007 1050 Ryan Kennelly
    2006 1010 Gene Rychlak
    2004 1004 Gene Rychlak
    2003 900 Gene Rychlak
    1999 802 Tim Isaac
    1995 740 Jamie Harris
    1993 735 Anthony Clark
    1985 705 Ted Arcidi
    1983 *** Bench Press Shirt Invented by John Inzer
    1972 675 Jim Williams
    1971 661 Jim Williams
    1967 615 Pat Casey
    1953 500 Doug Hepburn
    1951 450 Doug Hepburn
    1950 400 Doug Hepburn
    1916 363 Joe Nordquest
    1898 361 George Hackenschmidt
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    That is pretty cool.

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