If you're serious about increasing your strength, follow this six week training program and you'll soon be on your way to completing 100 consecutive push ups!
Think there's no way you could do this? I think you can! All you need is a good plan, plenty of discipline and about 30 minutes a week to achieve this goal!
No doubt some of you can already do 50 consecutive push ups, but let's face it, you're in a big minority. Most of you reading this won't even be able to manage 20 pushups. Actually, I'm sure many of you can't even do 10.
However, it really doesn't matter which group you fall into. If you follow the progressive push ups training program, I'm positive you'll soon be able to do 100 push ups!
From the New York Times: "As a symbol of health and wellness, nothing surpasses the simple push-up. The push-up is the ultimate barometer of fitness. It tests the whole body, engaging muscle groups in the arms, chest, abdomen, hips and legs. It requires the body to be taut like a plank with toes and palms on the floor. The act of lifting and lowering one’s entire weight is taxing even for the very fit.
Obtain medical advice and clearance from your doctor and take an initial pushups test.
The test will highlight your current fitness level and determine where to start and how to plan your push ups training program.
To perform the test, simply execute as many push ups you can do Please don't cheat may you end up in the wrong level of the training program, so better humbling. Humble test guarantee best result. Most people tend to fall into Rank 2 or 3 which is a great starting point for the plan. Have fun and good luck!
Well, now that you have defined your rank, we can start from the first week.