Lift some weights at Bench Press Competition

Lift some weights at Bench Press Competition

Get ready to show your strength in Bronco Fitness Center’s annual bench press competition.

The competition, on Monday, Nov. 19 to Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. allows fitness enthusiasts of all sizes to pump some iron. There are two categories: overall strength and body weight to lift ratio. There will be a women’s bench category as well.

Last year’s winner in the overall strength category, Ramsey Hayem, benched 455 pounds.

Participants get three attempts at each weight for a total of nine attempts. Trainers will be available to spot participants as well as judge their highest scores.

The cost to participate is $3 for current members and $5 for nonmembers. To sign up, visit the front desk at the Bronco Fitness Center. For more information, visit