Monday, 8 September 2008

100 Push-ups Challenge

Is anyone interested in doing the 100 push-ups challenge? It's simply a 5-week schedule for training yourself to do 100 push-ups consecutively, vastly improving your fitness and muscle tone at the same time.

It takes thirty minutes per week - ten minutes on each of three days, with a rest day in between. Not much time commitment, but we all know that push-ups are a great fitness tool.

I started out with 20 on the initial test (just do as many as you can, with good form, and no cheating) which puts me in group 3. So my first week of pushups will follow a schedule like this:

Day One:
10 push ups
60 seconds rest
10 push ups
rest
8 push ups
rest
6 push ups
rest
As many push ups as I can do
End

Day Two:
12 pushups
90 seconds rest
12 pushups
rest
10 pushups
rest
10 pushups
rest
As many as I can do
End

Day Three:
15
120 seconds rest
13
rest
10
rest
10
end

I think it'll be interesting, though I might have to do them on my fists because I am troubled with wrist pain.

So is anyone else In?

4 comments:

Belinda said...

Hi Shan,
I am IN! It sounds like a great way to strengthen the arms and shoulders etc. and I would LOVE to be able to do 100 pushups.

I'll start tomorrow.

Belinda said...

And I leave for England on October 17th, so this just fits that time frame. I hope I can do it.

Shan said...

Awesome, Belinda! I'm starting tomorrow (Wednesday) because I need a day to recover from that initial test....whew!

paulsug said...

i just did 128 !! woop !!

no training required....

lol