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If i got your question right, you can't do a single push-up and you want to change that. There are several ways to make "easier" push-ups. You can try to: do them on your knees standing/leaning against a wall with your hands in a higher position, on a chair or sth. If you just want to be able to do push-ups, i think you can start by doing some of these ...


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Relevance of front and overhead squats as warm-up for back squats Warm-up sets are meant to prepare the entire body for the heavy challenge of the work sets. They're not used to practice other lifts, or to be challenging in themselves. Warm-ups are there to increase flexibility and blood flow, and to practice impeccable form in preparation for the challenge ...


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If you can't yet do a full push-up, I'd work on your planks (from your elbows and also from a full push-up position), trying to keep your entire trunk, abs, and butt squeezed for several sets of 30 seconds to a minute. I'd also do incline push-ups using a wall or chair, and try some Down Dog from yoga.


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If your question is about how to keep your balance while doing one, spread your legs a little further apart. Hands should be shoulder width, and legs can be about the same.


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Good question- according to the American College of Sports Medicine, a good warm up will get your heart rate to about 50-60% of maximum. This increase in HR will increase blood flow to skeletal muscle and joints (and to address your question in the comments, if you are doing almost any kind of warm up, that should put your joints through plenty of ROM... ...


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I agree with Baarn. The reason your butt grows is probably because that is where your body is likely to store fat. It's different for every person. Even if you think you don't eat much it might be a lot for the energy you are using during the day. I will tell you a story - I have a friend who doesn't go out much and, like you, spends a lot of time sitting. ...


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Your butt is not getting bigger because you are sitting. It grows because you are probably eating too much and it accumulates fat. Change your diet, as your profile says you are from India, this answer might help you: If you have a typical Indian diet like I used to (though I don't want to typecast or stereotype here), it's probably very ...


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There are some major limitations regarding 1RM formulas: They are designed with a certain demographic in mind. If you are outside that demographic, they may not be applicable. For example, the one you listed is designed for men in their 20s. They are designed to work within a certain rep range. For example, the one you listed becomes grossly inaccurate ...


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Who ever said that one-rep max calculations were reversible? They're a very rough guide for estimating or predicting an appropriate one-rep max attempt. They're simply not designed to be inverted so that one can figure out the correct rep target for 2kg weights. You would probably get better results basing your workout program on an existing, proven ...


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Your description is a little vague, but it sounds like you are describing a hanging pike. Hang from a chin-up bar with your legs and feet together using an overhand grip (palms facing away from you) that is slightly wider than shoulder width. Tip: You may use wrist wraps in order to facilitate holding on to the bar. Now bend your knees at a 90 ...


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Unless you are getting at over 50% of your max there is no reason to warm up. I definitely do not support jogging or any other form of cardio before lifting. You want your muscles to have tension when working out. What I do suggest to a person doing push-ups in the morning. Get down slowly and do the first 5-10 slowly with perfect form.



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