pushups?

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  1. sffitzge

    sffitzge New Member

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    I've been reading this forum for the past couple of months and i just realized today that i've never (if memory serves me) read anything on here about doing pushups. :ugh2: Do you/how do you work them into your workout?
     
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    I dont do them in my workout, but sometimes i'll do a couple for fun when im sitting at home not doing anything. It's pretty much replaced by flat/incline bench. If i remember right a push up with your toes on the same level is about 60-65% of your body weight (even with your feet on the chair its only like 75%). Most of the time you can get stronger if you start benching instead since you can adjust the weight easier.
     
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    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    - Beginning of upper body workout to warm up shoulder/scapular muscles
    - More difficult pushup variations in place of benching
    - End of bench press workout as a finisher
     
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    end of chest day I do 2 sets until exhaustion
     
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    I usually do them when I do abs, not sure why :rofl:
     
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    ReFreshing OT Supporter

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    me too sometimes. it turned into a habit
     
  7. xela

    xela So say we all!

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    Well, that could make sense because while doing pushups you're using your core....amirite?
     
  8. Mike McDermott

    Mike McDermott It's evolution, baby. OT Supporter

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    1st and 3rd

    never done any more difficult variations in place of benching. i would if i had a weight vest.
     
  9. kilian

    kilian You've got quite a treasure there in that Horadric OT Supporter

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    sometimes i like to get a short short box (1ft?) and then have my workout partner place a 45 on my shoulders.

    press up from ground and do as many as possible

    edit: feet on box so its harder if its not obvious
     
  10. michael

    michael FLORIDA > *

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    i thought u put the box in ur anal cavity.. thanks for clarifying.
     
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