Wednesday, April 12, 2006

100 push ups

I took some rest and did only 100 push ups so far this month. No more elbow pain. Now will slowly start doing more.

p.s. I was reading about interesting training system called "Turbulence training". It's based on just 3 short intense workouts per week. I'm lazy so I like the idea of short workouts. And seems that people are getting good results very quickly.

Click HERE to check it out.



Anonymous Fireman said...

I was wondering if you could give me some much needed advice? I am training for an agility test that requires me to do 25 push-ups. I am in very good shape, the push-ups are the only problem, I had been training for months just doing standard p-up's I slowly was able to get to 18. After not improving I started elevating my feet about a foot and now can only do 16 standard. Could you please help me?

6:57 PM  
Anonymous Johnny Paul said...

I need to be able to do more push-ups. Right now, I'm only able to push out 48. How can I do more? I want to get up to 80 and maybe even 100. It seems impossible. What can I do to increase my reps???

12:07 AM  
Anonymous judoka :) said...

fireman, if you can't do 25 push-ups how can you be in very good shape? :P You can start doing pushups in series, 3-5 series every day as many repeats as you can - and it should work.
johny pouls, do one more pushup every day.
ps Hindu pushups are the best ;)

7:59 PM  
Blogger my firefighter said...

My concern was that I was able to do 40-50 push-ups just weeks ago. In training for the possition I'm aiming for I have to run 2-3 miles everyday,do 100 sit-ups every day along with much weight lifting, and dead weight drags.The 25 push-ups are manditory. Because of all the cardio I somehow lost upper body strength.I had thought maybe you had some input but I figured it out on my own and am back up to 45. Thanks

8:07 PM  
Anonymous liam said...

do u do any other work outs, like bench press?

3:11 PM  
Blogger my firefighter said...

I do lateral pulldowns, bench press,chest fly, inverted chest fly, lower back ext.,curls,squats, tricep press, shoulder press, weighted crunches,and hundreds of sit-ups. This is split up into two different drills that I rotate every other day with Sunday off.The problem with the push-ups was easy, I was lowering myself about 2 inches lower than needed. I now have a 3 1/2 inch prop that I place under my cest while doing the push-ups. I'm doing 2-4 sets of 25 every other day. This has all worked together very well. I also run atleast a mile and a half every day too.

3:51 PM  
Anonymous liam said...

what weights do u lift, what is the weight of ur bench press, and what reps do you do. iam intrested in taking up weight training. thanks

1:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I do half of my work out on a bowflex and half with free weights.
On bench press I do 50lbs.-120lbs.
w/ bowflex and free weights I start at 70lbs. and work up to 150lbs. I do a range of reps depending on what weight I'm on. I have found the most growth comes from maxing out the muscles and resting 24hrs. Example: start at 70lbs. do 10reps 2 sets , 100lbs do 5reps 3 sets, then 150lbs 2-3 reps 2-3 sets. Don't do more than you can handle though and make sure you have a spot. I also do as many push-ups as possible. On the day I do my bench I also will do 75-150 push-ups that day as well.

8:06 PM  
Anonymous liam said...

do you think it is better to do more reps of a lower weight or fewer reps of a grater weight? alos when bebchpressing, do you let the bar go all the way down to your chest?

1:07 PM  
Anonymous judoka :) said...

Liam, it depends what is your goal. If you care more about the condition do more reapats with lower weight, if you care about the strength do fewer repaats with more weight.

9:13 PM  
Anonymous Dean said...

Liam, it depends what is your goal. If you care more about the condition do more reapats with lower weight, if you care about the strength do fewer repaats with more weight.

8:59 AM  

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