Is there a formula for figuring out the weight in a pushup?

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  1. killerZees

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    yes, usually the result is not enough weight
     
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    i'm curious about this as well.

    how much of your weight are you pushing up with you do a pushup?
     
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    60-75%

    everyone is built different
     
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    no, and it doesn't matter
     
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    do slow pushups on a bathroom scale and watch the #'s change at each portion of the movement.
     
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    not a bad idea.....:rolleyes:
     
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    i always end up getting someone to put additional weight on my back when i do a some.
     
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    i try to have have my gf under me.....
     
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    see how many you can do, then under the exact same circumstances find the weight that you can do with a bar for the same reps :hsugh:
     
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