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    large bands

    hi there i have a shirted bench of 500lbs i currently have medium bands for reverse band press im thinking of getting x large would they be to much for me . raw bench is 380lbs cheers

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    illinois fattest lifter theBarzeen's Avatar
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    It's always worth a try. I like the biggest bands I can find looped on the safety pins of the rack so I get a good pop off my chest and a quick band deload to teach me to use more speed off the chest..... For $30 for a pair, you don't stand to lose much if you don't like them.
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    Go for it. Bands arent judgemental.
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    Yes, for reverse bands I usually go with the heavy ones.

    Stats: Age: 34 Weight: 205 Height: 5'6"
    Gym PRs: Squat:635 Bench:560 Deadlift:495
    Meet PRs: Squat:575 Bench:525 Deadlift:510 Total: 1605@220

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