Posts Tagged ‘push-ups’

Coming back to training from illness is never easy.  Although I was quite eager, especially since I have  a new training toy.

chin-up-bar

A handy little device that allows me to do chin-ups, sit-ups, push-ups, and limited range dips.  I also have modified it.  With the addition of cables and stretch bands I can now also perform pull-downs, tricep extensions, rows, and rope pull-ups.

Unfortunately, since I am 90 miles from my gym, I am having to improvise a workout routine.  A basic multi-joint routine (more…)

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I felt a little sore going into this second day of the 100 push-up challenge.  I was worried I wouldn’t even be able to match my numbers from two days ago.  How did it turn out?

Level 1 = 27; 60 seconds rest (more…)

The push-up is one of the best exercises available (aside from the squat) and it requires NO equipment, no weights, and only a able and willing body.  This is my first day of the 100 push-up challenge.  I tested at 43 push-ups in my initial test last week so I got to skip go and go straight to Week 4 of the program.

My results:

Level 1 = 27; 60 seconds rest (more…)