How Much Time to Bench 225lbs? (1 Plate to 2 Plates Explained!)

How Much Time to Bench 225lbs

So, you want to know how much time to bench 225lbs? More specifically, how long it’s going to take to get from benching 135lbs to 225lbs. To be honest, the answer will vary from person-to-person, based on various factors. So, there is definitely no “one-size-fits-all” to hit a 225lbs bench. However, in this article I’ll … Read more

How to Tell if You’re Squatting Low Enough? (Explained!)

How to Tell if You’re Squatting Low Enough

Have you ever wondered, “How to Tell if You’re Squatting Low Enough?” As fantastic an exercise as barbell squats are, they are often one of the most butchered exercises in the gym. Basically, we all know that we should be squatting, but this doesn’t mean that we’re capable of doing so with great form. That … Read more

What Happens if You Lift Weights But Don’t Eat Enough Calories? (Solved!)

What Happens if You Lift Weights But Don’t Eat Enough Calories

Who else wants to know, “What Happens if You Lift Weights But Don’t Eat Enough Calories?” This is a question I see time-and-time again, so it must be something that goes through many people’s minds. If you’re not taking in enough calories, can you still build muscle? Or is all that great training being completely … Read more

Why Are My Hips Uneven When I Squat? (Solved!)

Why Are My Hips Uneven When I Squat

Anyone else wondering, “Why Are My Hips Uneven When I Squat?” There’s nothing worse than aiming to hit a big squat set, but then noticing that your hips are decidedly lop-sided. You know for a fact that this shouldn’t be the case, and there is also the potential for injury. So, why exactly is this … Read more

Why Do People Use Suicide Grip on Bench Press? (Revealed!)

Suicide Grip Bench Press

Have you ever wondered why people use suicide grip on bench press? You’ve probably noticed this yourself on a regular basis whenever you’re at the gym. Some people bench with their thumbs completely wrapped around the bar, whereas others use a thumbless (suicide) grip. You may even have heard stories of the great Arnold Schwarzenegger … Read more

Does a Girl Sitting on a Guy’s Lap During Bench Press Really Work? (Revealed!)

Girl Sitting on Guy During Bench Press

Anyone else heard about the girl sitting on a guy during bench press? This was a sensation sweeping the internet for a number of years. Basically, it was said that a guy would be able to perform more reps on bench press while a girl is sitting on his lap. And the main reason given … Read more

Why Does My Stomach Hurt When I Bench Press? (Solved!)

Why Does My Stomach Hurt When I Bench Press

Are you also wondering, “Why Does My Stomach Hurt When I Bench Press?” It shouldn’t seem right, does it? I mean, the bench press is a chest exercise, although you may often feel the movement in secondary muscles or joints. However, surely you should never be feeling bench press in your stomach? That being said, … Read more

Why is My Bench Press Stuck at 225? (Solved!)

Bench Press Stuck at 225

Are you worried that your bench press is stuck at 225? You’ve been benching habitually and you’ve been happy to see your bench increase on a regular basis. However, the second you hit 225lbs everything seems to have stalled. It’s been weeks, maybe months, and perhaps even years since you managed to add any weight. … Read more