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Big Bench to Bigger Bench: Maximum Strength Feedback – 2/24/09

Written on February 24, 2009 at 10:00 am, by Eric Cressey

I just received an email from another satisfied Maximum Strength customer.  Steve made great progress overall, but to take an already-great bench and add 15 pounds to it in four months with no change in body weight after 10 years of lifting is really impressive.

“Coach Cressey,

“I loved the Maximum Strength program!!  I just finished it and the results were amazing.  I currently have two friends on the program and they are also doing quite well.

“I’ve trained pretty consistently for about the last 10 years.  My goals have changed throughout the years.  I used to weigh approximately 189 lbs, but have been focusing on strength and athleticism more recently as that is more applicable to my profession than being big.  Here are the results:

Packing Day:
Body weight: 172
Broad jump: 106 inches.
Box Squat: 365 lbs.
Bench Press: 315 lbs.
Deadlift: 405 lbs.
3 Rep Chin-up: 232 lbs.

Moving Day:
Body weight: 171
Broad jump: 111 inches.
Box Squat: 405 lbs.
Bench Press: 330 lbs, with an almost at 345.
Deadlift: 455
3 rep Chin-lup: 271 pounds

Steve Estvold”

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