Jumping on the Pushup Bandwagon

>Ok, so I am out of shape and needing to do better. I love basketball, but am out with a bum ankle for at least two more weeks. I despise running; occasionally bike; and have gotten out of the habit of regular workouts (no current gym membership).

I have, however, always liked doing push-ups, though I am sorely out of practice. So, I am jumping on the “100 push-up workout” bandwagon and am going to try and follow this workout to the T. The goal is to move you to do 100 consecutive, good form push-ups in a row (emphasis on the good form part!) I’ll let you all know how it works out (literally!). Thanks to “John the Methodist” for giving me the idea.

I must say, confessionally speaking, that I could only eek out 23 good form push-ups for my initial test. Kind of depressing. Oh well … now that part is done, I will start in on Monday of next week. Guess blogging about it will help me be accountable? (yeah, right …)



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4 responses to “Jumping on the Pushup Bandwagon”

  1. Allan R. Bevere Avatar

    >Kevin:This sounds intriguing. Perhaps I will jump on the bandwagon as well.

  2. John Avatar

    >23 with no prep is a good start! Keep at it.

  3. Sam Avatar

    >I’m with john, 23 with no prep is a good start. Next thing you know, you’ll be doing pull ups from the monkey bars when you take your kids to the playground!

  4. Ava Semerau Avatar

    >lol I sure can relate to this post! My 22 yo daughter recently convinced me I should run a 1/2 marathon with her – despite my not having run in mmmm 20 years! All I can say is oouch! Good luck with the challenge.I’ve been lurking around your blog for awhle and would like to invite you to participate in a blog tour I’m having in a few weeks. Here’s some info on it if you’re intersted.

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