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You'll find that there are many paths to the same goal. Both of these choose similar, but slightly different paths toward the goal of 100 push ups. The Alternative plan opts to start with lower volume at first to help you get acclimated to it. I would use Alterantive100Pushups.com if I'm not used to working my arms and chest, or a rank beginner. I might ...


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It sounds like a psychological issue, to be honest. You have 20 set as your goal and thus, when you hit that goal, you freeze up. Really, you need to push through, even if it's just one or two more. Two possible strategies: Have a friend quietly count the pushups for you and not stop you until you hit 25. Do your best to not think about the numbers. ...


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Do lots of push-ups :) It looks like a lame recommendation but it is the truth. Please look for GTG : Grease the Groove. I could not do 3 dips @ 93 kg of bodyweight. After doing lots of push-ups, I end up doing 30 reps @ same bodyweight. But please, do proper Push-ups, which is triceps push-ups. You can look at Martin Rooney, he is an expert in S&C. ...


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Both bench dips and regular dips have a reputation for being bad for your shoulders. So if you start to feel any impingement, quit. Push-ups, on the other hand, if done as the push-up plus variant, are great for your shoulders because they train the muscles that protract your scapula like few other exercises do. (Bench press doesn't, because you pin your ...


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General rules of strength/muscle volume (not endurance): Don't work the same muscles heavily on consecutive days. If you can do more than 15 reps in a set, the load is too light. Your pull ups/chin ups goes against #1, skip one of them or move chin ups to tuesday. How many can you do in one set? Try adding some weight somehow. The sit ups and push ups ...



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