Originally Posted by rearnakedchoke
i have never gone over 225 ... don't know why ... i have been doing it for 3x10 since grade 12 (15 years ish) ... but i have never tried a one rep max ... i do 225 for 3 x 15 or 20 now but never went higher .. now i just like do that, flys with 50's, pushups and cable crossovers.
You're probably better off. Benching heavy just tears up the shoulders. At least, it does in a lot of people.