The average man who weighs 160 pounds lifts approximately 135 pounds on the bench press, 125 pounds squatting and 155 pounds dead-lifting. The average woman who weighs 132 pounds lifts approximately 64 pounds on the benc... More » Health Fitness & Exercise

According to, the average bike speed is between 9 and 18 miles-per-hour (mph). However actual speeds will depend on the rider's ability, the terrain, and the riding conditions. More » Health Fitness & Exercise Exercise

The average person can swim about three miles per hour. Swimming is an amazing cardio exercise for weight loss, as up to 600 calories can be burned per hour. More »

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