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Old 01-30-2007, 06:26 PM   #1
Stephen Kichuk
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Does anyone know a way to give a rough conversion from a dumbbell to barbell max?
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Old 01-30-2007, 07:36 PM   #2
David Aguasca
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you might wanna use the search function first...

but i dunno, i think it would vary on the exercise.
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Old 01-31-2007, 01:56 AM   #3
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It's hard to convert them, because db's get exponentially more difficult when you tire, while a barbell more easily can be 'willed'.

But when I compare my PR's the ratio is something like between 0.6-0.90 to 1. And ofcourse this is only in different presses ...
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Old 01-31-2007, 10:55 AM   #4
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This formula works well

80% of 1RM bench/2

Chris Fall, CSCS
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