091209 WOD “Benchpress”

Workout: Bench Press 5-5-5-5-5

Five rounds of five reps of bench press. Rest as needed between sets. Finish as close to your 1-rep max as possible. Here’s a video of Rip talking about set-up for bench press.

After Benchpress Run: 2 x 1 mile hill repeats(scale to .5 or .75miles if needed) treadmill use 7% grade, recover 2 min between repeats.

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  1. Did some benchpress at St. 1 yesterday, funny, I used to do bench SO much (and be pretty decent at it). I guess I’ve traded specialized strength for overall fitness.

    135 x 5
    155 x 5
    185 x 5
    205 x 5
    225 x 2

    First 4 sets felt great, hit a wall at 225, ugh.

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