How Much Should a 15-Year-Old Be Able to Bench Press?

Men’s Health reports that the typical male bench presses up to 1.5 times his own body weight. A 15-year-old who weighs 130 pounds may bench press 195 pounds with practise. Based on his weight of 130 pounds multiplied by 1.5, this computation was made.

According to Men’s Weight, a typical bodybuilder might be able to bench press his own weight. The weightlifter can begin bench pressing 40% of his weight and work up to bench pressing 150% of his weight. Use a spotter when bench pressing, it’s vital. A spotter lowers the possibility of injury and enables the lifter to feel more secure using heavier weights.

Misha Khatri
Misha Khatri is an emeritus professor in the University of Notre Dame's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a BSc in Chemistry and Mathematics and a PhD in Physical Analytical Chemistry from the University of Utah.

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