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Buying a weight bench - question on limit

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Buying a weight bench - question on limit

When buying a workout bench - is the weight limit just for the person using the bench or does that include the amount of weight you are lifting as well ?

I assume it is for both but am not sure, maybe it depends on how the listing is worded ?

I have a bench in mind and it lists the weight capacity as 150 KG. if that is just for the user then i am fine but if that includes the weight as well then i would be over that when benching.

i have seen another ad list the maximum user weight as 480 lbs so again not sure if that is for both or not.
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May 14, 2009
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It’s for both, you and the weight you’re pressing.

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