WATCH: NFL Players Take on Pro Bodybuilders in a Bench Press Contest

Can a football player who trained for the NFL Combine beat a bodybuilder on the Bench Press? Watch this video to find out.

NFL Combine athletes put up ridiculous numbers in the Bench Press test. Some of the bigger athletes can do over 40 reps of 225 pounds. To many of you out there, this may seem inconceivable. Benching 225 even a few times can be quite an accomplishment.

Combine athletes dedicate a ton of time and effort to prepare for this test. They're able to achieve their crazy-high numbers with a combination of lifting heavy weights and performing high-rep work with lighter weight to build their strength and muscular endurance. There's a high probability these athletes will never again bench as much in their careers.

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