~~~ 52 Card Push-Up Challenge ~~~

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  1. inamorata

    inamorata New Member

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    1: get a deck of card
    2: pull the card off one by one, doing the amount of pushups that correspond with the card (10=10, J=11, Q=12, etc) NO RESTING!!
    3: try an do it under 45 minutes
    4: post your results here



    i JUST started doing pushups so im going to try this tomorrow morning, i bet ill do terrrribly :rofl:


    TOTAL PUSHUPS PER DECK: 416 :eek3:
     
  2. scent of a wookie

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    @ F&N, we aren't really big into pushups :dunno:
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    I was thinking we could do this instead of the APF meet on Dec 2nd. Or not.
     
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    1: gay ass pushup bullshit
    2: black dildo in av....even gayer
     
  7. el es dee

    el es dee ...through a cloud of chalk and the midst of pain.

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    and pushups are a great movement to help avoid shoulder problems
     
  10. Leaden Grudge

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    What's with the deck of cards? Why don't you just try and do 416 pushups in a row? :confused:
     
  11. Falconer

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    That's a little over 9 pushups per minute.

    Pushups are fine. Not everyone here is a BBer.
     
  12. timberwolf

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    Used to do something similar.
    Split the deck in half if there's two of you.
    Each turns over a card...whoever has the lowest has to do the total sum of both cards turned over.
     
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    Really?
     
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    we do something similar in our BJJ class, except its a deck of cards split into 4. and the 4 stations are pushups, squats, crunches, and squat jumps. and after each station you rotate to the next one, every number is trippled on the crunches station. I'm fucking dead at the end of this drill
     
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    right now I could do about 3....kinda hard to do with your hand in a cast....



    but once I get it off.....wanna make a wager?
     
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    best I ever did was 89 straight in 8th grade... and I was smokin em too up til like 87... then i just hit a wall

    this was also like 85lbs ago :rofl:
     
  17. cavefish

    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    I'm a fat fuck and I can knock out 50 without much trouble. If I worked on it and actually gave a damn about pushups I could do a lot more I'm sure.

    But I never do them. Because they're gay.
     
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    "Never underestimate the value of different types of push-ups as a corrective exercise, for injury prevention, and even for increasing performance....

    "Here's the kicker. Most forms of stabilized horizontal pressing, like the bench press, don't fulfill the requirements for the horizontal push balance because the scapula isn't free to move. Think about how we teach the bench press. Stabilize the scapula by retracting and depressing the scapula, which results in limited scapular movement.

    "Over time what I've seen is a developing weakness in the serratus anterior and a "rhomboid dominance." This ends up limiting upward rotation function of the scapula and results in impingement with overhead exercises.

    "If you're trying to balance horizontal presses with typical rowing with a rhomboid dominance issue, you tend to feed the imbalance. That's one of the reasons that I think push-up variations are valuable as corrective and mobility exercises. The scapula is free to move and fully protract and approach more of a true movement pattern balance."

    -Bill Hartman
     
  19. hitmikey

    hitmikey DRIVEN FROM WITHIN

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    :rofl: dont be an idiot


    have you ever tried wide-->tight pushup training , varying incline as well?


    bodyweight movements are great tests of strength
     
  20. cavefish

    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    No and I don't give two flying fucks about bodyweight movements.

    I don't think they're useless but they're irrelevent to me.
     
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    I'm going to give this a go once I get my cast off just for kicks...
     
  22. Jeg1983

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    My shoulders ache after I do pushups
     
  23. Jeg1983

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    That is absurdly easy to do
     
  24. bokhan

    bokhan i love you

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    i definitely can't do 416. :o
     
  25. cavefish

    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    More or less. There's just nothing they'd help me accomplish right now.
     
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