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Bench Like A Behemoth: Jimmy Kolb's Bigger Bench Split

Curious how a 23-year-old kid can bench more than 900 pounds? Kolb shares his secrets to develop strength. This split is all you need to increase your bench to get stronger all-around!

So you want a bigger bench, huh? Here's the guy that can show you how.

Meet powerlifting phenomenon Jimmy Kolb. At just 23 years old, Jimmy has taken over the No. 1 ranking in Powerlifting USA and Powerlifting Watch. He weighs 220 pounds and he holds the squat-bench-deadlift world record of 2,410 pounds.

Some of Kolb's best-in-meet lifts include a 900-pound squat, 903-pound bench, and 700-pound deadlift. But he's just getting warmed up! Kolb aspires to break the 920-pound bench record and the all-time single-ply bench press record in coming months. His ultimate goal is to complete the 1,000-pound bench press in single-ply gear at his current weight.

Jimmy Kolb Benching 903 Pounds

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As a world-record bench presser, Jimmy Kolb is an expert on technique and training. Here, for the first time, he shares his top-secret program to increase bench press power. Use his formula for a stronger bench!


Jimmy Kolb's Bigger Bench Training Split ///

Take 1-2 days off between days 2 and 3 for adequate recovery.

Day 1: Bench with Shirt
Day 2: Squat/Deadlift

Day 3: Raw Bench
Day 4: Upper Back


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xxbassxx

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benching 903 in single ply is tremendous regardless of weight.
Also apparently his raw bench is 585 lbs done in competition.

Aug 8, 2013 5:18pm | report
 
KthxHibye

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He only weighs 220... Thats ****** awesome! Thought he was gonna be like some 320 pound dude.

Aug 8, 2013 7:26pm | report
 
itsJustAROD

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itsJustAROD

I miss my powerlifting days.
injury screwed me over. not from lifting.

then i got into bodybuilding. but i will be back on the mat for powerlifting again someday;)

Aug 8, 2013 7:30pm | report
 
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good luck bro

Aug 8, 2013 8:50pm | report
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lemona7778

only fruit juice

Aug 8, 2013 11:56pm | report
 
makhale00

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makhale00

I couldnt quite see with all the people around in the video, but that seems incredible

Aug 9, 2013 12:33am | report
 
AlexHallYEAH

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AlexHallYEAH

900lbs lmao wtf

Aug 9, 2013 4:09am | report
 
Jackedman1

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It is weird his deadlift is so low compared to his other lifts. With a 900lb deadlift he would be over 2600lbs.

Aug 9, 2013 8:57am | report
 
semico23

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semico23

i imagine he is squatting in some kind of single ply briefs which typically give more than any light deadlift suit and most single ply and raw lifters have lagging deadlifts in comparison to there squat because of the extra benefits of leverages and other things you can in the squat

Aug 9, 2013 10:09pm | report
daryl.davis

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daryl.davis

I saw this guy do 900 lbs last fall at a meet. It was insane he actually pressed this! All I know is the crowd went nuts after he locked it out!

Aug 9, 2013 9:18am | report
 
matt1323

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matt1323

This guy graduated from the same school as me. He's a beast

Aug 9, 2013 10:08am | report
 
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yoginder

any one help me for abs packs

Aug 9, 2013 10:52am | report
 
Loneyboy

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shouldn't his deadlift be closer to his squat? no hate, the guys at total beast, just thought it was odd

Aug 9, 2013 11:04am | report
 
alexistheboss

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Once you hit those kind of competitive levels, genetics matter, he might not be that good at deadlifts compared to his gift for bench pressing.

Could be grip strength or a billion other factors.

Aug 12, 2013 9:30am | report
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shouldn't his deadlift be closer to his squat? no hate, the guys at total beast, just thought it was odd

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KingsFitness

23 year old Kid?
That's a 220 pound MAN...

Aug 9, 2013 12:29pm | report
 
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GoingForward

I'll tell you how to lift badass weight, be fat as hell and then ***** about how skinny everyone is.

Aug 9, 2013 12:49pm | report
 
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BrotherJacob

There's a big difference between being fat and being a powerlifter. You have no respect.

Aug 9, 2013 1:50pm | report
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jensenzarran

This is an incredible feat of strength. Just note, that he works out his whole body still. He understands that it is very important to have a stromg core still. 900 lbs, crazy weight. I thought I was strong, but 365 felt like it was going to break my wrist.

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This is an incredible feat of strength. Just note, that he works out his whole body still. He understands that it is very important to have a stromg core still. 900 lbs, crazy weight. I thought I was strong, but 365 felt like it was going to break my wrist.

Aug 9, 2013 2:08pm | report
 
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billclifford

220 this guy is from another planet and im not even joking!!!!!!!!!!!!! think!!! his dead lift is gonna go up to 900 in 4 years and and another 2 bills between the bench and squat so he is gonna smash records forever! At 220 imagine him with 30 more lbs of horse power! clearly not all human more like a super hero!

Aug 9, 2013 3:39pm | report
 
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Holy crap!

Aug 9, 2013 4:45pm | report
 
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mike_tully

Wow ! crazy power man i send you good will to break the world record!

Aug 9, 2013 8:02pm | report
 
danopontiac

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danopontiac

Yeah thats amazing!!! Wonder what he can do without the suit. though I had shirt that gave me 75 pounds more and that one was only 1 ply some of the suits go up to 4 ply.

Aug 9, 2013 9:16pm | report
 
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Yeah pretty amazing!!! wonder what he can do without the suit. I had a suit that gave me 75 pounds more and that 1 was only 1 ply some of them go up to 4 ply or even more. Still nice bench for his weight very good keep it up.

Aug 9, 2013 9:19pm | report
 
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