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    Who is stronger?

    In your humble opinion, who is stronger:

    A) 25 year old male, weighs 145 pounds - can bench press 165 pounds 10 times

    B) 25 year old male, weighs 190 pounds - can bench press 190 pounds 10 times

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    Re: Who is stronger?

    B)

    Why?
    Because it doesn't matter how much you weigh, you still need more muscle tone in the affected areas (chest, shoulders and arms for benchpress) to do an exercise and the more weight there is, the more muscle it requires. Hence, B is stronger.

    Who is more fit? I don't know. You have to look at them.

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    Re: Who is stronger?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    In your humble opinion, who is stronger:

    A) 25 year old male, weighs 145 pounds - can bench press 165 pounds 10 times

    B) 25 year old male, weighs 190 pounds - can bench press 190 pounds 10 times
    Not enough information. Personally, I don't think being able to bench press the most necessarily relates to overall strength.
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    Re: Who is stronger?

    Have them arm wrestle each other.
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    Re: Who is stronger?

    Obviously B has more raw strength in total measured terms than A.


    A may be more fit however, since his rating exceeds his bodyweight substantially, while B's only matches his own.
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    Re: Who is stronger?

    Quote Originally Posted by PoS View Post
    Have them arm wrestle each other.



    Let's have a cage match and the survivor wins.

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    Re: Who is stronger?

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Let's have a cage match and the survivor wins.
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    Re: Who is stronger?

    I just love how a simple question, with two possible answers, can elicit so many different responses.

    There's plenty enough information to make a statement. You're not in a court of law having sworn an oath before god here. It's just a simple question.
    Men are awarded gold medals in Olympics for weight lifting, so obviously it's certainly one way of judging strength.
    Why I ask shouldn't matter. Just answer the question or don't.

    And then there's just the people who like to post without actually answering the question before the thread even has more than one page of responses.....

    one man can bench press his own weight 10 times
    one man can bench press his own weight, plus another 20 pounds on top of it, 10 times

    who is stronger?

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    Re: Who is stronger?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    In your humble opinion, who is stronger:

    A) 25 year old male, weighs 145 pounds - can bench press 165 pounds 10 times

    B) 25 year old male, weighs 190 pounds - can bench press 190 pounds 10 times
    I like the 51 y.o. who can leg-press ten reps of 540 pounds while his son is freaking out saying, "Dad! You're going to hurt yourself!"

    Yeah, that's me!

    BTW, that's what twenty years of going up and down ladders on ships does for ya!
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    Re: Who is stronger?

    Quote Originally Posted by Glen Contrarian View Post
    I like the 51 y.o. who can leg-press ten reps of 540 pounds while his son is freaking out saying, "Dad! You're going to hurt yourself!"

    Yeah, that's me!

    BTW, that's what twenty years of going up and down ladders on ships does for ya!
    Why would you quote the op, and then NOT answer it???????/

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