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% Flat Bench To Inclines?

just wondering. let’s say someone’s max on inclines is around 200. what should their flat max be? just curious.

[quote]TheReasonSF3 wrote:
just wondering. let’s say someone’s max on inclines is around 200. what should their flat max be? just curious.[/quote]

IM sure someone will come along and just tell you to just do it… I guess I just did.
In all seriousness Im not aware of a table or formula to find it via the incline>flat>decline or in any order, I would just do it. Besides, in my opinion unless your a competing powerlifter your max is nothing more than a bragging point.

I found this article to be helpful:
http://www.T-Nation.com/readTopic.do?id=459454

Although the article says that your incline bench should be ~83% of your close-grip flat bench, I find it hard to believe that anyone can CG bench that much. I’d replace CG bench with normal flat bench instead.

Sorry, to answer your question directly, a 200 incline should correspond to 200/.83 ~ 240 flat bench.

Of course, your numbers will vary depending on body structure, whether or not you actually have a balanced physique (most people don’t), etc.

[quote]blooey wrote:
I found this article to be helpful:
http://www.T-Nation.com/readTopic.do?id=459454

Although the article says that your incline bench should be ~83% of your close-grip flat bench, I find it hard to believe that anyone can CG bench that much. I’d replace CG bench with normal flat bench instead.[/quote]

I am a tricep dominate bencher. My CG bench is more that my regular flat bench.