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Sweden m4st4m4st3r4wp 
Benchpress: 40kg Squat: 42.5kg Deadlift: 45kg And i do two sets with these sets and around 8-10 reps. I am 184cm tall and 75kg. Im quite noob at gym but ive always been naturally athletic and i used to run a bit. Should i be able to lift heavier on these exercises? Am i just too afraid to use heavier weights? I feel like i cant lift much heavier on the benchpress. My other noob friend who is shorter and skinnier than me can apparently workout with 60kg on squats...
2020-09-21 03:18
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United States notawaffle
dont feel bad about it dude, i am a long distance runner but i cant bench shit doesnt mean you shouldnt work on weight lifting though! keep working on it :)
2020-09-21 03:19
sorry to say but long distance runners have worst physique of male athletes i don't understand why these coaches want you guys to be so skinny
2020-09-21 03:53
#27
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United States notawaffle
so we dont have that weight to carry around. less weight means more aerodynamic so we can run faster i've stopped running cuz of covid, so i've been gaining some weight lol
2020-09-21 04:46
stopped running because of covid? best time to exercise ever.
2020-09-21 10:02
think i'll pass out wearing a mask outside while running
2020-09-21 17:17
Lmao. You should learn from Scandinavia
2020-09-21 17:48
i will come mens
2020-09-21 17:58
#128
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Russia SW@G
imagine it to be altitude training. Beast mode after covid
2020-09-21 18:43
tru tru. maybe i'll start again :)
2020-09-21 18:50
Why would you consider wearing a mask? It's not in the air.
2020-09-22 11:58
Don't worry, you wont :)
2020-09-22 13:58
but more muscle / trained muscle means more strength and power, which wouldn't a distance runner want?
2020-09-21 18:33
No. You need muscle endurance, but not big muscles. Also distance is mostly cardio so muscular endurance is not a big part of it.
2020-09-21 19:45
yeah but im pretty sure being a grown ass man and weighing around 50 kg isn't healthy.
2020-09-22 14:08
50kg is probably underweight for an adult man and that's not healthy. Plenty of good runners weigh like 65-75kg and they are extremely healthy.
2020-09-22 15:08
#63
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Finland eIe
Ever wondered why bodybuilders cant run that long?
2020-09-21 09:49
i mean look at wreslters, who i arguee have one of the best physiques in male sports
2020-09-21 18:32
So you like mens
2020-09-21 18:57
nah i just have huge respect for wrestlers and other combat sports athletes
2020-09-22 14:06
bodybuilders have the most unnatural and unhealthy physiques nerd.
2020-09-21 17:21
when did i say bodybuilders? go get your yellow teeth fixed fucktard. body builders can barely be considered athletes, they have almost 0 functionality. best physique is between wrestlers, olympic weight lifters, and gymnasts.
2020-09-22 14:07
By what merit do you count as the best physique? Aesthetically I agree with you about wrestlers and gymnasts, however what do you mean by "functionality"? If we're talking about functionality then we have to look at what the human body is designed and evolved for which is super long distance running. So for the most natural and "functional" physique you should look at African tribesmen or super marathon runners. You're a fool btw.
2020-09-22 16:43
dude look at the bodies of wrestlers, olympic weightlifters (not super heavyweights but the like 60 to 80 kg ones), and gymnasts and they have like nice looking body. also where do you get the idea human body is evolved for super long distance running? that's not all it evolved for. it also evolved for strength and power too. you get some african tribesmen and they won't be as strong or as powerful as dagestani or chechen wrestler. only fool here is you
2020-09-23 04:51
LOOOOL "where do you get the idea human body is evolved for super long distance running?" go do your research before you chat shit. Absolute mug. businessinsider.com/how-humans-evolved-t..
2020-09-23 13:30
dude....you are literally citing business insider.
2020-09-25 23:57
i just picked a random article out of the hundreds. I thought it was common knowledge tbh, the fact that i have to send you a link shows how uneducated u are. Just google it kid.
2020-09-27 15:38
imagine using goolge in 2020 when duck duck go is right there LUL. don't you have a dentist appointment?
2020-09-28 18:59
resorting to that because you got proven wrong LOL sad human from shithole country
2020-09-29 17:07
dude i never said humans didn't evolve to run long distances, its just one of the many evolutionary traits humans have, yet you call me mug and uneducated. also yes youre right CO is very shithole
2020-09-29 17:17
no point talking to someone as uneducated as you. The only humans that would survive in the wild are long distance runners since that's what we're best at, hence functionality loool
2020-09-23 13:53
#212
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Sweden Trkmag
+1 nice to see someone else recognize this. Apart from our brain and grab function, one of our most unique traits is that we're the worlds best ultra runners, despite having a really slow top speed.
2020-09-23 15:01
fr, we aren't animals built for strength or speed because other animals fck us up in that department. What we are better than every other animal is super long distance endurance.
2020-09-23 15:19
the only reason is because of sweat glands tbh
2020-09-25 23:57
na be like HOW MANY POUNDS IS THAT how many foot inches and 1/4 of a ince that length like holy shit fack the imperial system
2020-09-21 14:18
lol i hate customary system too
2020-09-21 17:28
Since i started lifting weights my stamina is higher than ever and i also run as fast if not faster even though i have gained 15 kilograms.
2020-09-21 17:23
#135
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Australia FlaKeXD
you're an average joe, not an athlete. It's a bit different when you are sweating and doing at a competitive level. I'm sure if you strictly trained for endurance you would not have gained 15kg but would be able to run faster and longer as your cardiovascular system and respiratory system will have greatly increased. The bigger your heart (left ventricle) the more blood it can pump around your body in one beat. thus creating the lower resting hr effect. if your heart is using less effort to push more blood around your body, than you are getting more oxygen to your muscles and eliminating more lactate from your muscles, which in return means you won't feel the burn as much and you can thus run faster and longer. Theres a lot more to it, but thats the basics.
2020-09-21 20:20
What i'm saying is that since i started lifting weights i have also improved my own stamina and increased the speed at which i am running. I'm not in any way claiming to be an athlete or expert, i'm simply stating that i have seen improvement inrunning by lifting weights. I saw some people stating that lifting weights will make you slower, clumsier and make you lose stamina, which is true to some extent.
2020-09-21 20:45
#138
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Australia FlaKeXD
Aha yeh, I guess it depends o. What you were beforehand, if you were already a pure endurance athlete of course it will make you slower, but if you were just the average guy, it would most likely have its benefits
2020-09-22 05:55
as long as you're having a somewhat hard time with those weights don't need to use anything heavier good luck pal
2020-09-21 03:20
Im wondering if im wasting time by lifting this weight and that i should have started heavier. With benchpress i feel like i cant lift much heavier but with deadlift and squat i always manage 10 reps on each set. And on those 2 ive been increasing the weight each workout starting from 30kg and now 45kg.
2020-09-21 03:24
Depends on your goal. If you want to focus on strength and 1RMs, you should use weights in the 1-6 rep range. If muscle growth (hypertrophy) is your main goal, you should use a rep range from 6-30. (High rep ranges comes with a lot of fatigue though) If hypertrophy is you goal, what matters is that you train to failure or close to it and progressively overloads - with good form. Adding weight each workout is not doable in the long run. Imagine you added 2.5 kg each week to your bench. That would be a 130kg increase on your bench in a year. Not possible. Progressive overload just means doing a little bit more each time (you won't always be able to. Off-days etc). If you did 3 bench sets at 40 kg and got 12, 11 and 9 reps. Then next time see if you can get 13, 11 and 10 etc. Ask me anything you like 🙂
2020-09-21 07:58
most of this is right except high rep/low weight causes less fatigue than heavy weight/low reps
2020-09-21 08:08
Should have been more specific. Low weights used for 20-30 reps, should mostly be used for smaller muscle groups or isolation excersises and causes high local fatigue. Heavy weights, as you say, cause high CNS fatigue and impacts overall performance to a greater degree. Thanks for the correction 😌
2020-09-21 10:30
Im Gay tho
2020-09-21 10:33
No
2020-09-21 11:40
Most studies says that you don't need more than 10-12 reps for best hypertrophy. What also matters is time under tension. 15-25 secs for strength+hypertrophy, 30-60 secs for maximum hypertrophy. If you want maximum possible hypertrophy and protein synthesis: 8-12 reps until failure with 30+ secs time under tension. With 4-6 reps and 15-25 secs time under tension you will still get good hypertrophy and strength improvement.
2020-09-21 12:07
I didn't say you needed more than 8 or 12 reps. I said high reps of 12 to 30 reps worked just aswell. As can be seen in this study: journals.physiology.org/doi/full/10.1152.. Schoenfeld meta analysis shows the same: "Strength asnd hypertrophy adaptations between low-vs. high-load resistance training: a systematic review and meta-analysis" There's no difference between 8-12 reps or 20-25 reps etc. As long as sets are taken to or close to failure. The takeaway here is, that it can be personal. I for example like going 15-20 reps on some exercises. I feel the muscle better. The jury on time under tension is still out. As i understand it, we know it's might be a factor, but we don't know to whay degree. As an example alternating dumbbell curls seem to build a lot of muscle in some individuals, but there's a pause in between each rep.
2020-09-21 14:55
That will answer most for your questions: youtu.be/fxFQWnmLiwg
2020-09-21 15:07
Thomas DeLauer is an absolute hack, just trying to sell you supplements. Schoenfeld is one of the leading scientists in the world, and you post af youtube video from a known bullshit artist. Get you info from people like Mike Isreatel, Eric Helms and Schoenfeld etc. Actual scientists in their field 🙂
2020-09-21 15:40
"Don't listen to science and experts - instead listen to this youtuber trying to sell me supplements" Delaur sometimes brings up studies. The problem is he misrepresents, misleads and cherry picks from them, giving you bullshit information. The sooner you realise, the better. I like youtube, and so do you apparently, so I'll counter delaur video with this. youtu.be/Hwofva0Q0nQ
2020-09-22 11:32
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argument_from_auth.. Time under tension is well known concept. And the guy in the video explained it well, also there is an answer to your question about alternating dumbbell curls. As for his personality -- I don't care (and thus not gonna watch your video). Try to counter what he says. Or better just learn about time under tension and stop this useless arguing for the sake of argue. I'm going to gym soon, need to prepare. :) Have a good day.
2020-09-22 11:43
I know about TUT and as i wrote to you, the jury is still out on it's importance. It plays a role but can also be defined in different ways. Here are studies showing no benefit for TUT when it's defined as prolonging each rep: 1. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7061915.. 2.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16177617 3. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30325791 And here's a study showing some benefits. 1. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3285070.. The problem with trying to hit TUT goals is that you usually need to lower the weight if you are tryingvto extend rep length. And when there's no clear evidence for how important it is, is it really something you should aim for then? Or should you just try and have good form with controlled reps, and hitting rep ranges that we know work? Up to you. Just realized DeLauer is referring to the same study, as the one i posted above. This is a good example of what he does. He picks one study and discards the rest. If you want a little overview in video form, then heres a video from the point of view from a scientist that conducts studies relating to hypertrophy: youtu.be/zH7vY1G8UIY
2020-09-23 09:30
Ever heard about Victor Seluyanov and stato-dynamic training?
2020-09-23 14:13
Yes you can do much more weight, but I'm glad you didn't lie about your stats like a lot of people do. Try doing a 5x5 or 3x5 program where you do 5 sets of 5 reps or 3 sets of 5 reps. The less reps you do and the more you increase the weight, the more you will get used to higher weight and since you are new you should be increasing your lift by 2.5 - 5 lbs each week. People like to follow bodybuilder rep ranges when progressive overload is the key for natural lifters
2020-09-21 03:22
Noob lifters can see crazy progress with a good program so if you do this for 3-6 times a week, I guarantee your 3 main lifts are going to increase a lot
2020-09-21 03:23
Im right now increasing weights when im able to do 8 reps atleast on each set. Should i increase when i can do 5 reps instead and lift heavier??
2020-09-21 03:26
I'd say yes. Just make sure your technique doesn't suffer from using heavier weights.
2020-09-21 03:43
What do you think about smiths machine vs normal squat? Are they equally good or one of them is better than the other?
2020-09-21 03:46
Idk, I never used smith machine.
2020-09-21 04:02
normal squat is better
2020-09-21 06:56
+1
2020-09-21 07:12
One is not better than the other. They are different tools. A smith machine can allow you to position yourself in ways that are not possible with barbells. Etc hitting the quads hard in a hack squat.
2020-09-21 08:04
+1 i follow a similar plan with 5x5 reps and gain 2,5kg on bench, squad, lifts every week really beneficial to have a program where you add weight every week if you success in the 5x5 reps
2020-09-22 11:55
#156
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Netherlands Lurox
I agree, only you should not be doing 5x5 as a beginner.
2020-09-22 12:32
Just keep pushing yourself week by week, adding as much weight as you can (even is it's 2kg), and just keep grinding. I started not being able to lift shit and I'm at 110kg bench, 145kg squat and 160kg deadlift as a 170 midget, so you could lift a lot more and even in less time than I did.
2020-09-21 03:24
I started with 30kg on squat and been increasing 2.5kg each time since. If i do 3 sets how many reps do you recommend i do?
2020-09-21 03:28
It really depends on what your objective is: do you want to get as big as you can, or as strong as you can? youtube.com/watch?v=3abdfR8M5XY you should watch this to get an idea of the differences in training Also, if you just started training, you should focus more on getting the technique right than on lifting heavier, it'll help you a lot on the long run.
2020-09-21 03:32
I want to become stronger and bigger. But im not aiming to become a huge heavy weight mma fighter you know? But i definitely want to become bigger cuz i have spaghetti arms and legs now.
2020-09-21 03:35
If you're a beginner just be constant and keep working out, you'll see a lot of results very fast if you eat decently enough. But to progress after that you need to know what you want to do in the gym. I really recommend you watch the video, it will help you a lot understanding some basics.
2020-09-21 03:48
Thanks man, i will watch that video.
2020-09-21 03:49
3 x 8-10 is good You could also do 4 x 6-8, but the most important thing is good technique, trust me.
2020-09-21 07:28
How long from being a scrub to 110 kg bench?
2020-09-23 14:15
Around 2-3 months after starting training strength. I was always doing around 10 reps with 50-60kg before that, so I had the base I just never pushed myself. But if you're just starting now don't worry about the weight, you'll get there if you keep working out.
2020-09-23 14:29
wtf how do you go from 60 to 110 in 2-3 months?!
2020-09-23 14:40
My max before that was around 80-90kg, but I just never trained for strength. So it's more like 30kg progress
2020-09-23 14:56
30 kg in 2-3 months still sounds like a lot
2020-09-23 15:14
Yeah, but I wanna go a bit higher but it's very hard now. Gotta grind more :)
2020-09-23 18:33
Bench press: 170 kg Deadlift: 220 kg Squat: 200 kg My stats > lifting for 10 years
2020-09-21 03:28
Lmao
2020-09-21 03:50
lol
2020-09-21 12:38
Jelly boi lulz
2020-09-21 19:40
Why would you bench your mother?
2020-09-21 07:07
I recently pulled a muscle in my back and cannot lift for a few weeks. I don't give a shit about lifting heavy, no shame here. Despite my weak numbers, if you look at me you will ask if I work out. I weigh 153 lbs Deadlift 200 lbs Squat 140 lbs Bench 110 lbs Lifting 1.5 years
2020-09-21 03:33
Yeah, im a bit scared of increasing weight on squat. It feels like my back will break if i put on too much.
2020-09-21 03:32
im the same way, i either feel it in my back or my knees if its too much do you have a lifting belt?
2020-09-21 07:01
Yea don't rush those weights if its hurts. Get your technique right. Watch YT videos and learn or if possible, try to get someone with more experience to check your technique. And I recommend NOT to use lifting belt as a noob. You don't need it. If you can't lift without it, you are doing it wrong or it just doesn't fit for you and your mobility.
2020-09-21 07:40
+1
2020-09-21 10:09
#157
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Netherlands Lurox
Its easy to get a stong lower back. Just perform lower back extensions with weight 3x a week. Trust me it will help you allot
2020-09-22 12:40
damn you are jacked bro
2020-09-21 03:37
Im trying men((
2020-09-21 03:38
you can sefinitely lift more.
2020-09-21 03:42
But will my back be fine if i increase the weight on the squat?
2020-09-21 03:43
Just keep the back at the right angle and watch some videos on good form on youtube, I struggle with falling forward when I go heavy but my back is always at the right angle.
2020-09-22 15:28
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Finland RamboAAA
You should be able to bench more Do something like 5x5 with 40kg, then next time 5x5 with 50, then 5x5 with 60 kg etc
2020-09-21 03:51
Increase the weight by 10 kg every workout? You're dreaming bro.
2020-09-21 08:42
+1
2020-09-21 11:58
#137
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Finland RamboAAA
He should be able to do that at this point.
2020-09-21 21:44
#158
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Netherlands Lurox
You're still dreaming bro.
2020-09-22 12:42
#184
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Finland RamboAAA
Well, what can I expect from HLTV's nerd boys who can't lift their own weight from bench? Maybe it's a dream for you, but a reality for the others Obviously if you are a complete beginner you don't add 10kg after every workout lmao, but he's not. 5-10 kg should be easy
2020-09-22 20:39
#187
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Netherlands Lurox
You're still dreaming bro.
2020-09-22 22:27
#188
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Finland RamboAAA
Well, as a person who has lifted 200kg from bench idk am I dreaming or not
2020-09-23 00:09
are you new? if you are then your numbers should go up a lot once you get your form down surprised your bench is nearly same as squat and deadlift, im assuming you dont work out your legs as much personally my legs are better and my bench sucks
2020-09-21 04:50
Yes im new. But on bench i feel like i cant go much heavier right now. My squat and deadlift i probably can go heavier but i started with like 30kg on those two been increasing with 2.5kg each workout. Im also a bit scared of increasing the weight on those two cuz it feels like its easy to hurt yourself on squat and deadlift.
2020-09-21 14:16
#31
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Netherlands dabadpad
keep it up bro... just focus on gaining strength.. muscle will follow..
2020-09-21 07:03
#39
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Belgium mainak90
General rule of thumb, with a perfect form, can you push and maybe do 12 reps of each of those excercises? If yes the its time to increase weight, for maintaining a lean weight you should focus on higher reps, given your physical stats i am assuming you want to build on some mass, try the next day at the gym, if you can do 12ish reps on any of these workouts per set, till you have reached 80kg total, you can put upto 20% more weight and try to keep doing 12+ more reps, dont increase weight till you can master 12 reps on that weight. For 80kg + on DL and squats once you can do 5 rrps(assuming again that you are looking for mass) try increasing 10% weight everytime when you can comfortably do 5-6 reps and you feel you can do more. Once you reach 80kg on the bench though you need to be careful, so i would say do 5-10% increment, depending on the same principle.
2020-09-21 08:12
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Bymas | 
Lithuania a2kas
:DD are you joking? first, you need to do those exercises correctly, then you can increase weights. According to your body, such weights are too high. My height is 188 cm, weight: ¬89 kg and I do these exercises with half of the weights than you.
2020-09-21 08:29
You're benching 20kg lmao?
2020-09-21 08:44
#47
Bymas | 
Lithuania a2kas
13.5 kg on one side, so a total 27 kg
2020-09-21 09:08
I'm quite sure you can lift much more with a correct technique. I'm 184 cm and weight 77 kg, and when I'm doing dumbell bench press, I'm using 20/22 kg on each side. With a barbell 20kg on each side (60 kg in total including the barbell).
2020-09-21 09:11
#49
Bymas | 
Lithuania a2kas
sure I would be able, but I increase weights slightly, every week I put on an additional ¬1 kg , it is a great progress for me, in three months I put on about 7 kg muscles mass what is incredible I think
2020-09-21 09:15
You surely didn't put on 7 kgs of pure muscle mass in three months naturally, stop being a moron.
2020-09-21 09:28
#56
Bymas | 
Lithuania a2kas
sure I put on and some fat, but not much, I indicated my body fat index before and after with professional equipment
2020-09-21 09:33
It's possible if he's a beginner.
2020-09-21 10:18
Nope. Not even beginner gains will give you 7 kgs of pure muscle in three months. (Assuming he's natural of course)
2020-09-21 10:32
I myself gained 8 kg in the first 6 months or so, and my body fat % was even lower than when I started. After that I barely gained 3 kg in the next 2 years though. And gaining weight/muscles wasn't even my goal.
2020-09-21 11:03
You realise the bar also weighs 20kg right. So with 13.5 plus bar thats 47kg :)
2020-09-21 09:27
I know, but he didn't mention whether he used barbells or dumbells. It does make more sense though :)
2020-09-21 09:30
Unless someone states they did dumbbell bench I always presume they meant barbell. I also think dumbbell is harder to bench but that's just preference
2020-09-21 09:36
Dumbell is definitely harder to bench, no doubt about that - and yeah, I usually also always presume they meant barbell. Idk why I thought otherwise right here. ^^
2020-09-21 09:37
#57
Bymas | 
Lithuania a2kas
yep, you are right, so I am feeling so strong now :O
2020-09-21 09:35
+20kg from the bar man.
2020-09-21 12:00
Benchpress: 45kg Squat: 55kg Deadlift: 60kg
2020-09-21 08:33
Im 65 ish kg and 172
2020-09-21 09:27
#42
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Romania decis1ve
on squats and benchpress u probably can do more for sure. But only 2 sets? 5 is the way to go and try 6-9 reps if u are using 40 kgs, why not. Dont be ashamed lifting little, also dont do deadlift, waste of time when u can be doing better exercises for muscles
2020-09-21 08:40
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cArn | 
Philippines J4DEM
what u mean not do deadlift? its one of the important compound exercise that targets multiple parts of your body
2020-09-21 13:30
I do three sets but the first set is lighter than the 2 other ones.
2020-09-21 14:19
Just increase weights slowly, you will become stronger and stronger... but first of all focus on technique
2020-09-21 08:43
Bench: 80kg Squat: 110kg Deadlift: 120kg I am quite careful with squats and deadlifts because i value not getting hurt above looking cool. Length: 179cm Weight: 80kg These are all 1RM. Everyone is different, when i started out i weighed like 65kg and i could rep 35kg on bench. Dedication, discipline and determination is the only thing that will allow you to succeed at the gym. This progression took 1,5 years for me but i probably wasted like 9 months on going to the gym without eating properly. It is an important factor, and so is sleep.
2020-09-21 08:58
#50
tarik | 
Norway MD!
Don't put too much strain on your body, lifting weights is awfully overrated, you can build a really nice physic without lifting heavy. Don't listen to those fat roïd junkies, they're addicts, gonna collapse from heart failure at 45.
2020-09-21 09:16
Lift heavy weights, don't listen to him. Just gradually increase it.
2020-09-22 11:59
If you are a noob at gym then dont focus on using as heavy plates as possible. Concentrate on correct technique first, then start adding weights. If you will add weight without correct technique two things can happen: injuries obviously, as well as you will not isolate then muscles that you want to use. Instead you will be using others to make up for incorrect technique.
2020-09-21 09:29
keep going bro! I've been going at it in the gym for about a year now, its 100% worth it
2020-09-21 09:37
Bro just add some weight, try do bech with 50 next and squat im sure ur legs can do more, legs are big muscle
2020-09-21 09:43
if your goal is to increase those lifts, google '5x5 workout' tried and testing for decades. also most people(especially natty) will need to be in a calorie surplus to get stronger. hf!
2020-09-21 09:46
if you just started this is fine. if you would be lifting for a year, you could increase i guess. every time you reach the point when the last rep feels easy, you can add some weight. also, I recommend 4 sets with 6-10 reps. I also recommend the first set being a warmup set with 20% of your 1RM
2020-09-21 09:50
#65
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Sweden botl0f
lmao, these numbers how can someone be so weak....
2020-09-21 09:59
its normal nowadays
2020-09-22 14:16
#69
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Finland 7ones
Those are very weak numbers, like bottom 10 %. But dont worry you are a newbie, just keep on working and increase the load and/ or intensity a smidge each time. You will quickly improve. Compare to my 8-10 rep numbers: bench press 100kg, pull up with extra 30kg and leg press depends on the machine but around 240kg plus rack @ 180cm and 80kg.
2020-09-21 10:27
#79
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Finland nexustron
definately not bottom 10% in strength. I bet something like 30 to 40% of people (men) can't lift 40kg ten times.
2020-09-21 11:15
#82
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Finland 7ones
Well... I was talking about men who are still thriving. Ofc you can take old guys and those with health problems into account to embellish things but that is just cheating on yourself. Let’s think about it this way, push up equals approx. 64% of bodyweight load. So for 80 kg guy that is 51,2 kg and you should definately be able to do eight push ups.
2020-09-21 11:51
I doubt that the average person can do 8 push ups tbh.
2020-09-23 14:20
#222
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Finland 7ones
Maybe you are right and I am just living in a bubble
2020-09-23 17:01
missclick
2020-09-21 12:33
You're strong. 😎💪 Of course his numbers are weak for experienced lifter, but for beginner they're fine. And even if you started with 60 kg in each of big 3 exercises, which is literally 1.5x more, it just mean that you have better genetics and thus higher basic strength level.
2020-09-21 12:33
Man, dont care about what other people think, how heavy weight other people lift.. I have the same problem, its a real struggle.. I started last december, very slowly because hard health issues before. I'm doing deadlift, squat and bench press for some months now, and they are pretty damn hard. I cant physically lift heavy because blood pressure hits in, hands starts to shake and head starts spinning, I feel like I am about to die. Right now, my stats: (3 sets 8 reps) Benchpress: 35kg Squat: 40kg / 45kg Deadlift: 50kg (its decent, I could go 60kg but only with 4 or 5 reps.
2020-09-21 10:38
#74
Bymas | 
Lithuania a2kas
no one died for lifting weights unless threw on them on yourself
2020-09-21 10:40
I meant it like its very hard for me to lift, because of health issues. Ofc I dont die because of that men.. * I feel like i am about to pass out because of high blood pressure, is that better?
2020-09-21 10:45
#100
cArn | 
Philippines J4DEM
lol espiranto fan
2020-09-21 13:32
He is my personal bodybuilding trainer
2020-09-21 13:57
ive seen him in the gym couple of times ahah
2020-09-22 14:19
Very technical lifts, probably your form is crap when you're a beginner.
2020-09-22 12:02
if you like how you look is okay, i need a lot of time till i can get proud of myself work hard
2020-09-21 11:09
#78
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Finland nexustron
That is not half bad. 10 reps with 40kg is decent. Maximum is what is the "real test". What weight you can lift only once. I would say you can bench press about 60 or 65 kg once if you can do 10x40kg. Just do not try maximums every time, maybe only once a month because they are really quite taxing. I went from 5x30kg to 12x50kg in bench press in about 2 years. You will develop fast if you hit the gym consistently. I can bench press 80kg once which is around my body weight (I am 184cm for context).
2020-09-21 11:10
> Maximum is what is the "real test". What weight you can lift only once. I would say you can bench press about 60 or 65 kg once if you can do 10x40kg. No, not necessary. It depends on the type of muscle fiber and their proportion in your body. For example, some people can do 5-6 reps with 80 kg but their 1RM is 90-95 kg.
2020-09-21 12:17
#96
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Finland nexustron
well yeah, but maximum is the easiest to compare because of its simplicity.
2020-09-21 12:45
high weight is not all, i just made +60 benchpress and o looking very good when u want more, eat gopod before, rice or some noodles, then mmqake 2.5 kg more and make aboput 4-6 reps, about 5 times, then u will go stronger soon .
2020-09-21 11:49
#83
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Sweden Mejtz
how long in the gym?
2020-09-21 11:53
Been there maybe 8 times i think
2020-09-21 14:23
Then definitely don't worry, you're really at the very beginning. If you continue like this for the next few months you'll start to get big progress soon
2020-09-22 11:55
40 bench is pretty normal to start with as youngster.
2020-09-21 11:56
Who cares what ur lifting, as long ur lifting and staying fit.
2020-09-21 11:57
You gotta start somewhere. I started with normal dips and now i dip with 25kg plates and do chin ups with 20kg plates. Keep grinding.
2020-09-21 11:59
21yo 180cm 90kg (around 15-20%bf) 140kg bench 210kg deadlift 165kg squat And am still thinking am weak. But remember, PRs arent important unless you powerlifter or so.
2020-09-21 12:21
#97
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Ukraine Dert38
cleaning toilets with those stats axaxaxa
2020-09-21 12:46
yes no problem
2020-09-21 12:47
#181
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Finland Amenok
How the hell is your bench 140 but squat only 165? Skip every leg day? :D
2020-09-22 17:51
I respond better on high reps for legs. More growth for me.
2020-09-23 07:53
Well, mate its deppened. You may have longer arms witch make your move longer - so harder to bench. Renember, wheneaver you are you still might be just better version of yourself, dont compare to others on gym. Hire some good trainer to dont make any health issue, learn technique he just show you how to make periodization with weight.
2020-09-21 12:42
Thanks man
2020-09-21 14:42
I can't go to the gym but I can do around 35 pushups and I weigh around 57 kg how much do you reckon I could bench?
2020-09-21 13:34
why you can't?
2020-09-22 11:48
no money
2020-09-22 11:48
ah, feel ya broski
2020-09-22 11:49
ok
2020-09-21 13:36
You should bait more to increase stats.
2020-09-21 15:34
yes your stats still suck for ur weight and height. But the most important thing is that you use the correct form. You should focus on that you know there is a safe way to calculate ur max 1 rep without actually having to lift it for example on this site: strengthlevel.com/one-rep-max-calculator so for example if you lift 45kg maximum 10 times then ur max rep should be around 60kg now dont go and lift 60KG. but try to do 5 sets of 5 reps with 50kg each week add some small weight to it.
2020-09-21 15:45
didnt do much squats/benchpress to start recording but i do like doing deadlifting and my max is 170kg right now, started deadlifting about 4 months ago.
2020-09-21 15:52
#117
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Brazil hugoooo
1- Stop comparing yourself to your friend. 2- Stop asking for advices about exercises on HLTV.org. 3 - Sleep and eat properly.
2020-09-21 17:20
Compare yourself to who you were yesterday and keep improving. Focus on learning proper technique, then try to build up strength with lower reps higher intensity. Unless you want to build muscle instead of getting stronger ; then do more reps instead, since you are only listing the 3 main lifts from Powerlifting I assume you want strength though.
2020-09-21 17:31
40kg bench that is unfortunate i am 67kg 178cm tall btw and i bench more xd
2020-09-21 18:36
numbers arent good but you can progress easily given your height, weight and sport history
2020-09-21 18:37
1 RM Bench: 105 kg Deadlift 150 kg Squat 80 kg
2020-09-21 19:52
#147
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Germany sommares
bench: 100/105 kg (didnt go for max rep in a long time) deadlift: 170 kg. mby 180 next week squat: probably like 70 or 80 for once
2020-09-22 11:52
Bench more than squat HAHA what went wrong mate
2020-09-22 12:04
bro, its the same for me haha
2020-09-22 13:56
#174
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Germany sommares
well when i started working out my coach said "either deadlift or squat as a heavy exercise for the first weeks" i was like "yea sure imma deadlift" and i sticked to it for too much time hahaha i know its shit but i even used to struggle with 60kg before ^^ thats why im training legs now lol
2020-09-22 15:19
aight gl you dont see that often, makes a bit sense if you NEVER squat, but shouldnt be too far off if u deadlift
2020-09-22 19:57
#134
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Switzerland noxer*
Just stick to a plan. Keep increasing weights on the bar every workout (+2kg), it will catch up pretty quickly.
2020-09-21 20:13
DJ, been going to gym once per month bench: 10kg deadlist: 10kg squat: 12kg total: 32kg/month
2020-09-22 06:01
XDDDDDDDD
2020-09-22 11:44
#146
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Germany sommares
lmaooo
2020-09-22 11:51
nicememe , nicememe69 im retired dj tho , used to make similar amount
2020-09-22 19:59
#159
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Norway fredQ
Im 175cm and 75kg I bench 70-80kg 8reps 110 deadlift 8reps You can do more but u need to know the technique so u dont boreal your back and shit
2020-09-22 12:46
#163
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Europe H1P_STER
imagine going to gym in 2020 LOOOOOOOOOOOOL
2020-09-22 14:02
#167
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Serbia TheSerb
When you are at 12-15 reps on bp go up in weight dont be aftaid ask for a spotter My best stats Bp: 115kg 2x Dl: 130kg 7x Squat: 100kg 12reps Im 173 cm 80 kg
2020-09-22 14:09
good squat gnome
2020-09-22 14:14
#177
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Serbia TheSerb
I do squats for reps not for strenght since i have already 2 heavy lifts in bp and dl btw im not a gnome im normal height lol how tall are you?
2020-09-22 16:34
U are actual dwarf Im 186cm
2020-09-22 21:52
nice for noob i guess, keep up im 186cm, 83.5kg Benchpress: 115kg (2reps) Squat: 100kg (need to improve a lot) Deadlift: 170kg (2times)
2020-09-22 14:11
#178
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Serbia TheSerb
Just do squats at 100 for reps no need to have 3 heavy lifts its bad for your cns takes alot to recover
2020-09-22 16:34
Ty Im trying to improve my leg strength overall, dont rly care about squating, just doing everything for legs twice a week rn
2020-09-22 21:52
cat back?
2020-09-23 14:18
#171
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New Zealand Eauor
no such thing as should you be able to, that doesnt matter, you can lift what you want if you work at it, these things don't just come naturally
2020-09-22 14:17
Me, 4years training, 25 years old, 80kg, 173cm Bench: 110kg, 3 reps Squat: 140kg, 8 reps Deadlift: 160kg, 2 reps I probably could do more in the squat and Deadlift, but I don't want to get hurt so I take it very slowly.
2020-09-22 15:25
Ok
2020-09-22 16:44
BW: 191 1RM range: Squat: 490 Deadlift 585 Bench: 310 (I have always struggled with bench and retracting my shoulder blades. My point being, I started out at 120LBS 5 years ago and could barely deadlift 225, squat 155 and bench 135. Research, persistence and NOT being afraid of lifting heavy weights gets you progress.
2020-09-23 05:24
I had similar stats when I started working out. Same height, same body weight. As the other guy tell you: Just keep going, make sure you've got the right form, don't be scared to ask one of the guys down there to take a look at you, just to make sure you are doing it right, and maybe they can give you some tips too. When you feel comfortable you will be able to add extra weight and you will see the results with time. Just have some patience, and it will all come to you.
2020-09-23 05:53
you should be 100% confident with your form before you add any big weight.
2020-09-23 14:00
and always remember when going for PR's have the safety bars for squats and a spot for bench
2020-09-23 14:03
you should be able to benchpress a lot more? 40 kg...... what are you 15 years old??
2020-09-23 14:05
#206
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Singapore eriknords
His bench press is his best lift... I'm confused why you decided to comment about the benchpress and not the other lifts
2020-09-23 14:30
Kids these days doesnt even bother to deadlift and squat, I deadlift more then 2x my best bench and squat more then 1.5x.
2020-09-23 16:05
Hey guys. Does anyone here ever competed in bodybuilding? Im thinking of competing it in 2021. This picture was me 9 months ago after working out for like 10 months. i.imgur.com/skQdygE.jpg This is me today. i.imgur.com/zRC1KYz.jpg Both pictures side by side. i.imgur.com/djMJj2n.jpg My question here is what are my next steps in order to try to compete? What muscles should I focus on?
2020-09-23 14:38
#211
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Belgium mainak90
Focus on adding more depth/thicken your pectorals and peaking your biceps, your midsection is well defined, i would check if you have shave a few inches still from the midsection. Your deltoids would do with a bit more volume. Quads are looking great, dunno about calves though as i cannot see them.
2020-09-23 15:00
Classic or mens physique?
2020-09-23 15:20
what is the difference?
2020-09-23 15:43
Classic is generally for larger guys with small waist wide lats and shoulders etc + also showing legs. Mens physique is slimmer guys with shorts hiding the upper part of the leg so almost all about the upper body. Open bodybuilding is very large guys mostly with tons of muscle.
2020-09-23 15:59
which one do you think is the best for me
2020-09-23 15:59
0/8 fat weeb 165cm virgin
2020-09-23 14:43
considering im 178 and weight 60-65ish and is able to deadlift 130kg without working out very much and being a nerd all my life u should be able to deadlift/squat more
2020-09-23 16:01
Fake stats. No one can be so weak. 40kg benchpress, did that when I was 13.
2020-09-23 16:03
#227
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Germany N4ime
Keep up the work bro! Compare your stats in 3 Month and tell uns how it went.
2020-09-27 19:47
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