Hardest Push Ups? I don’t know about that. Certainly looks hard on your wrists. More like a bodyweight triceps extension. Giuliano Stroe does Romanian Stick Push Ups (RSP, that’s their official name). Edit: Just tried it using some dumbbell handles (couldn’t find my custom made Romanian sticks) and it definitely feels as awkward as it looks.
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Push-Up Weight Distribution Percentages
In case you wondered how much weight you move during a push-up, here’s a chart from Zatsiorsky’s Science and Practice of Strength Training (via). “Percentages of body weight supported by the hands during push-ups at various postures” Coincedently, Charles Poliquin also posted something about the efficacy of push-ups. A new study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research […]
Push Up Side Walks with Bands and Chains
Here is a fun little finisher. Not just for MMA athletes… Rubber band resisted side walk Push ups with chains. Don’t have chains? Use rubber a second rubber band around your back.
60 Year Old Bar Barian
Here is some inspiration. At 60 years of age Bar-Barian Herbie Bowen is still going strong. He does lots of the basic bodyweight exercises. 700 push ups 10 sets of pull ups 10 sets of dips 5 days a week. Simple as that. No excuses!
Combat Conditioning Circuits
Martin Rooney has a nice little Combat Conditioning Circuit Workout for you. Workout: 10 straight punches 10 push ups 10 straight punches 10 ankle grab sit ups 10 straight punches 10 pull ups Repeat as much as you like 🙂 Combined Combat Circuit #2 10 straight punches 3 kicks with each leg 6 alternating split […]