Max Weight Ever Benched Statistics

The average maximum weight ever benched by a sample of individuals.

Statistic 1

"The maximum bench press record is held by Will Barotti, who bench pressed 1,105 pounds."

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Statistic 2

"The official record (without a bench shirt) is held by Julius Maddox, benched 770 lbs."

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Statistic 3

"Scot Mendelson holds the record for raw bench press in a full powerlifting meet, lifting 716.5 lbs."

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Statistic 4

"The maximum weight ever benched by a woman is 600 lbs by Becca Swanson."

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Statistic 5

"The 'most times bench pressing own body weight' is achieved by Blake Augustine, lifting his 150-pound body weight 7,600 times in 24 hours."

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Statistic 6

"Hafthor Julius Bjornsson, who played "The Mountain" in Game of Thrones, holds a personal bench press record of 509 lbs."

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Statistic 7

"In the bench press, lifters will often wear a specialized shirt that can drastically improve their maximum weight. The use of these shirts led to record lifts in excess of 1,000 lbs."

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Statistic 8

"The average male can only bench press about 135 lbs on first try."

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Statistic 9

"The world record for a drug-tested athlete's raw bench press is held by James Henderson with 711 lbs."

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Statistic 10

"The record for "most weight bench pressed in one minute" is held by Eamonn Keane (Ireland), who lifted a total of 17,010 lbs in 60 seconds."

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Statistic 11

"Kenneth Cook holds the military record for bench press, lifting 551 lbs in 2020."

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Statistic 12

"Maryana Naumova, at the age of 15, benched 330 lbs, setting teenage world records."

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Statistic 13

"The record for "most times to bench press (male)" is held by Riccardo Magni lifting 222,709 times in 12 months."

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Statistic 14

"The record for "most weight bench pressed by a pair" is held by Patrick Povilaitis and Sean McCarthy lifting a total of 423 lbs."

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Statistic 15

"Eric Spoto holds the raw bench press world record established in 2013, bench pressing 722 pounds."

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Statistic 16

"Julius Maddox also holds the American record for raw bench press, lifting 739.6 pounds."

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