How effective are pushups and situps?

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  1. Osiris^

    Osiris^ Creepy as fuck son OT Supporter

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    In terms of toning the upper body, how effective are pushups and situps?
     
  2. smell my finger

    smell my finger strive nonetheless towards beauty and truth,

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    if you don't have access to other forms of exercise they're fine.

    you can get in good shape by simply running, push ups, sit ups and other body weight calisthenics
     
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    Rumbaar Inherent Omniscience OT Supporter

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    I think varying your pushups can really work out your upper body. From wide to close hand stance. From your feet on the floor to raised.

    You can certainly get a good workout with just body weight.
     
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    add in pullups and running and you got yourself a deal.
     
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    I usually do 3 sets of 20 push ups before I go on a date.
     
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    neither has weight training
     
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    pullups are good
     
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    daym... cutting a little deep there bud? :rofl::rofl:
     
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    Pushups are the only form of "training" (besides occasional jogging) I did until just a few years ago. I have a pretty thick chest for my size...dunno how much it is attributed to that. :dunno:
     
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    FUCK. :bowrofl:
     
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    probably one of the most brutally true hits i've seen on F&N
     
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    great exercises, coupled with pullups and maybe sprints and plyo work you probably could look pretty good if you were lean
     
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