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Kenbushway March 13 2013 07:32 AM

Ever Tried?
 
Has anyone ever tried the 100 push-up challenge?
Has anyone ever tried the 200 sit-up challenge?

I am wondering, because I am looking at the programs:

http://www.twohundredsitups.com/index.html

http://www.hundredpushups.com/index.....LdwAFJz5.dpbs

They seem to be good, but I am not someone who tried exercise programs in the past. Wondering if anyone has some experience with these programs.

gblews March 17 2013 09:54 PM

Re: Ever Tried?
 
I used to do 300 push ups a night -- 3 sets of 100. I followed your link but didn't bother reading the whole thing.

I simply started out doing as many as I could manage, then 3 sets of whatever that number was -- think it was 10 or 12. I ket doing this amount until I felt like I wasn't getting much return, and then I would increase the number by 5. In very little time I was up to 3 sets of 100 in about 30 minutes.

After a while though, my wrists would start to hurt and I would stop for a while. Then I'd start up again and work my way back up to 100 per set for 3 sets.

After doing sets of 100, after a while I wouldn't even start to feel anything until I got to about 80 or 90 in my second set.

It's not really hard, you just slowly but steadily work your way up there.

Kenbushway March 22 2013 04:32 AM

Re: Ever Tried?
 
Man second week
2nd day out of 3.
I could only do 10 push-ups to start, I did 39 today, struggling towards the end.

Saturn0660 March 25 2013 11:23 PM

Re: Ever Tried?
 
During Marathon training months i do 100 Pushups a day with 150+ sit-ups. I need to get my ass back in gear.


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