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Pushups - max effort
« on: June 18, 2008, 07:27:27 AM »
For push ups we'll measure what could be considered a "strict" push up which is one "correct" way of doing them. Understand that this is one of hundreds of varieties and is picked for no particular reason other than consistent measure.

Lay flat on the ground. Bring your hands alongside your body (no more than 2" away from either side) up to where your thumbs are closest in line with your nipples. Press up, arms extending fully, no other body part moves or flexes - in other words torso is perfectly rigid and straight. When you touch down everything will still be in alignment.

Measure as many reps as possible in one set - if your body drops to the ground unsupported this is the end of your set. If you rest in either up or down position for more than five seconds this is the end of your set.


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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2008, 01:23:19 PM »
Not sure if I should post in this thread or the other push-up thread

6/18/2008 - Kevin Davies - 27

Q. From M2: Was this Max effort or in one minute??
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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2008, 07:45:27 PM »
If 27 is as many as you can do without stopping then post it here.

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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2008, 05:32:07 PM »
06/20/2008: 26
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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2008, 06:04:33 PM »
Not sure if I should post in this thread or the other push-up thread

6/18/2008 - Kevin Davies - 27

Q. From M2: Was this Max effort or in one minute??


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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2008, 10:51:20 AM »
This one is max effort
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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2008, 01:18:22 PM »
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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2008, 10:27:14 AM »
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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2008, 11:38:48 AM »
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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2008, 01:44:34 PM »
I did it twice because I felt I didn't push as far as I could in my first rep.

Set 1
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Spencer "Spinja" - 7.17.08 - 20

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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #10 on: September 02, 2008, 07:30:57 PM »
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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #11 on: September 14, 2008, 05:39:25 PM »
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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2008, 05:42:24 PM »
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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #13 on: September 25, 2008, 04:33:14 PM »
9/25/08 - 43 - I did more than I thought I could do :o

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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #14 on: October 14, 2008, 02:56:19 PM »
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Im out of shape  :'( :'( :'(
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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #15 on: October 14, 2008, 06:41:02 PM »
Jon Hurst - 10/13/08 - 18

"out of shape" my ass  ::)

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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #16 on: October 14, 2008, 07:01:11 PM »
You can't really be out of shape......per sé...
Round is a shape..

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« Reply #17 on: October 14, 2008, 08:34:17 PM »
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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #18 on: October 16, 2008, 11:30:34 PM »
Nice Jesse.  Way to rehab. :)

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Re: Pushups - max effort
« Reply #19 on: October 16, 2008, 11:44:24 PM »
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great push ups you guys, but I've got another for you to try, lay flat on the ground and put your arms all the way infront of you, legs all the way back like your streching on the ground, and use your hands lift your whole body off the ground arms too, so only the tips of your toes and palms of your hands are on the ground, do as many times as you can, I can on get 5 of these.