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Re: 737 bench... RAW
« Reply #15 on: December 03, 2015, 08:28:08 AM »
If their ass is off the bench it's not a good lift in meet. Not sure where you are seeing this type of arch but it's not there. At every meet I've attended both as a spectator and compititor the men don't usually have that much of an arch. It's usually the women who can pull that off, but there are exceptions.

Oh I'm just talking about regular dudes at the gym.  Not competition stuff.
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Re: 737 bench... RAW
« Reply #16 on: December 03, 2015, 11:06:44 AM »
If their ass is off the bench it's not a good lift in meet. Not sure where you are seeing this type of arch but it's not there. At every meet I've attended both as a spectator and compititor the men don't usually have that much of an arch. It's usually the women who can pull that off, but there are exceptions.

Oh I'm just talking about regular dudes at the gym.  Not competition stuff.

I know what you're talking about, I've seen it on rare occasion at meets. There is a vid going around now of some scrawny kid "benching" 315 with maybe a 2" ROM bc his arch is so ridiculous.   But that is very rare for anyone to be able to bend in half like that. 

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Re: 737 bench... RAW
« Reply #17 on: December 03, 2015, 11:20:28 AM »
Different feds have different rules.

RPS you just need to have any part of the thigh or butt touching the bench, hence why there is some wicked arching and small ROM that still results in a good lift.
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