I’ve decided to take a 100-push-up challenge. It’s for all ages and the shortest amount of time it can take is just 6 weeks! You can read about it here: www.hundredpushups.com. I am decidedly weak when it comes to push-ups. I’ve actually never been very good at push-ups. The most I used to do was about 100 in a day in sets of 25…this was back in my ‘prime’ when I was very active with gymnastics. Anyway, this challenge is to be able to do 100 push-ups IN.A.ROW. The website basically guarantees it will happen if you follow their regimen 3 times a week. (They even have methods to strengthen up if you can’t do one full push-up;)
So I started on the lowest of the tier, coming in with 4 great push-ups for my initial test. (Don’t judge me! haha. I haven’t done any exercise beyond walking/jogging truth be told.) I successfully completed week one though. I’m looking forward to upcoming weeks. I ‘maxed out’ for my week (the last set of 4) with 7 push-ups. I’m pretty shocked at my improvement…that’s 3 more solid push-ups and that’s AFTER doing four previous sets. The first week took less than 10 minutes/day with plenty of rest between sets. 🙂
You can read more: Week 2.