Tag: One Hundred Pushups

100 Pushup Challenge 1, DrFaulken 0

100 Pushup Challenge 1, DrFaulken 0

After deciding to repeat week four of the 100 Pushup Challenge, I threw in the towel. I realized that I was holding back on my “rest” days and altering my workouts too much to justify the limited gains I was making during the Challenge. Yes, the sets were difficult, and yes I was getting better […]

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100 Pushup Challenge Update: Week Five is Week Four Again

100 Pushup Challenge Update: Week Five is Week Four Again

The end of the 100 Pushup Challenge’s Week Four is an all-out stress test to see how many pushups you can do at once without stopping. I could do forty before I started the program, and figured I was sandbagging. I was excited to do the test at the end of Week Four; after all […]

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100 Pushup Challenge Update

100 Pushup Challenge Update

Yesterday I finished the fifth session in my 100 Pushup Challenge workout. I started out in Week Three of six weeks according to my initial failure test results. I did forty during the placement test, which put me “column three,” the most intense of the three possible weekly workouts. The first two sessions were cake, […]

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100 Pushup Challenge

100 Pushup Challenge

So, there’s a thread over in the Lounge forum at Ars Technica about the 100 Pushup Challenge. The program prepares you to do one hundred pushups in a row — starting with 0 at week one, and ending up with 100 on week six. I just finished my second tour of duty with Tony Horton’s […]

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