Sunday, June 15, 2008

Pushups Week 1/Day 1

Week 1 of the One Hundred Pushups challenge involves 5 sets of pushups with 60 seconds of rest in between each set.

The sets were 10/10/8/6/max*. The max set had to be at least 7.

Pretty easy with the rest period in between. Did 26 in my max set before the jelly arms arrived and everything went to custard. That's enough dessert metaphors.

I have to confess to a small amount of conditioning on this excercise. At hapkido class, which I do twice a week, we have a set of 20 pushups as part of the warmup. Hapkido is a martial art originating in South Korea.

The challenge will get harder I'm sure - the next one is on Wednesday - but so far so good. Quite fun he says while the going is easy.

3 comments:

Andrew is getting fit said...

Holy crap. I'm a bit worried about getting through to the minimum required never mind 26! Thank god you added in that disclaimer!

I'm about to head off to the gym where I'll do mine as part of my workout.

Jeff said...

26 after doing the other sets first? Sounds like you're off to a great start on this. Like Andrew, I'm hoping to get through the minimum and go from there.

SUB6 said...

Sounds too hard to me!

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