What is the average male bench press?

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The average man can bench press 160 pounds in a single repetition, according to Elite Feet. Adjusted for body weight, the average man can bench press between 100 percent and 149 percent of his body weight in a single repetition, according to Men's Health.

A man whose maximum single-repetition bench press is less than his body weight is considered below average or weak, according to Men's Health.

While the maximum single-repetition bench press is an acceptable means of testing strength, bench pressing less weight for more repetitions is a more effective way to build muscle strength and mass, according to Muscle and Brawn.

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The average male adult can bench-press 88 percent of his body weight,
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An average 13 yr old can bench around 120 but I do 180. to the guy above he said adult male(18yr+ not 13yr old. i think the average adult male bench presses at least 150.
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The average man can bench press between 135 to 185 lbs. The record is 1,075! That's a lot of pounds!
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The "average" male, ie one who is 34.4 years old, 5' 9 1/2" tall, and weighs 175 lbs, can bench press 158 lbs once. You may have seen people quote 135 as the average
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