A 41-year-old member asked:
Why isn't my bench press weight increasing?
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Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Muscles stronger: Muscles respond to repetitive force application by getting stronger. The actual individual muscle fibers become more larger and more efficient at being recruited "on demand" when a particular exercise (bench press) is performed.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
What should you have to do to increase weight on your bench press?
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Sports Medicine 17 years experience
Bench press: Seems simple, but if you want to increase your bench press, then you have to keep bench pressing. There are many different schemed available. Work with a strength coach to help you or access resources for lifting online. Make sure you are eating right and taking adequate time for rest in between chest days to allow you body time to recover.
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Last updated Jan 7, 2019
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