Dan Dalenberg | Week 7 | Bench

Training for the XPC/RPS Atlantic City meet on August 29th. I will be lifting raw with wraps at 242.

 

Some better benching this week.

Bench- Plan was to take an opener and then slingshot 2nd attempt

Worked up to 465 planned opener. It moved smooth, harder than I’d like but smooth. Given that I haven’t had this much in my hands since RUM I think, I’m happy with how this moved.

I think I need to reevaluate my bench training a bit. Training “light” on the squat and pull has been hugely successful for me but not so much on the bench. However, whenever I push the bench hard avoiding injury is difficult. Pec strains, tendinitis, etc get be a big problem. I’m glad to be consistent and benching right around 500 pounds for the last 2 years, but to get to where I want to go this number needs to go up.

Based on how the 465 moved I took 485 with the slanger next. Pretty easy and good for confidence.

2 Board Press- 3 x 8, 3 sets at 315

100 rep circuit of pec fly, pressdowns and band pull a parts.

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Daniel Dalenberg

Dan Dalenberg is a pro level raw and equipped powerlifter with elite totals in the 220, 242 and 275 class. Best official raw meet lifts include an 804 squat, 507 bench press, 715 dead lift and 2006 total. Best equipped lifts include an 950 squat, 715 bench, 735 deadlift and 2400 total at 242. Dan has been training under Brian's guidance using the 10/20/Life methodology since late 2010.

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