Bench Press Blackout Challenge - Can You Complete This?
Bench Press Blackout Challenge - Can You Complete This?
Think you have what it takes to complete this bench press challenge? Let's find out. See if you can make it through without blacking out. The blackout challenge consists of three exercises:
  1. Bench Press
  2. Dumbbell Bench Press
  3. Push Ups
Simple. A little too simple? Not a chance!

Related: Push UpsDumbbell Bench Press. Grab dumbbells that are one-third of your bodyweight. If you weigh 180 pounds, then you'll be using 60 pound dumbbells. If you weigh 270 pounds, you'll be using 90 pound dumbbells.

As with bench press, you must complete a total of 10 reps before moving on, even if you have to rest briefly during the set.

Women:  Use dumbbells that are one-sixth of your body weight. Is you weight 150 pounds, then you'll be using 25 pound dumbbells.

Push Ups. After dumbbell bench presses, it's time to hit the floor and knock out 10 push ups. Again, resting during the set is allowed.

Women: If you can't do regular push ups very well, use knee push ups.

Rounds. You will complete a total of 10 rounds. Each round consists of a bench press, dumbbell bench press, and push ups set.

In total this challenge will have you performing 300 reps. Your chest and triceps will be destroyed. Go eat, sleep, and recover. You're going to be sore.
Bench Press Blackout
Challenge Workout
Exercise Sets Reps
 Bench Press  10  10
 Dumbbell Bench Press  10  10
 Push Ups  10  10