A method of self-spotting while bench pressing. The bar is allowed to fall to your chest, at which point you roll it down your torso until low enough that you can sit up.
I tried pushing max reps on my work set and ended up doing the roll of shame.
by Darvon December 18, 2011
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When you fail a rep on the bench press and then roll the barbell down towards your waist and then stand up to drop the weights
After attempting to max out at 300, Chad failed a rep, but was able to successfully complete the roll of shame and drop the weights on the floor
by D Flawless November 24, 2021
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A method of escaping a failed bench press by rolling the weight forward on the legs and pushing it to the floor. It’s shameful because the person didn’t use a spotter.
He thought he was too good for a spotter and that resulted in him doing the roll of shame
by TheKnight6353 October 16, 2022
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