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Doctor insights on: Plyo Pushups

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How do I do push ups correctly?

See Video: I would refer to this youtube video. The only point i would add is that if you have any shoulder problems, i would only bring your elbows just shy of 90 degrees to the floor. http://youtu.be/uwofk_u1i30. ...Read more

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How can I do a handstand push up?

How can I do a handstand push up?

A lot of practice: And some strong shoulders. Realize a handstand pushup is really an inverted military press. So unless you can shoulder press your own body weight a handstand push up will be all but impossible. But if you work on your shoulder(deltoid) strength and your balance(though you can always use a wall), this will be a good start. ...Read more

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What to do if i can't do push ups?

What to do if i can't do push ups?

Modify: Do them from your knees until you build up strength and just keep going one at a time ...Read more

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Is 100 daily pushups good for my body?

Is 100 daily pushups good for my body?

Yes but need more: Obviously doing pushups is not easy and certainly helps to strengthen your shoulders and your core area. But if that is all you do youre definitely lacking You need to also strengthen your legs and other muscles In your upper extremity like your forearms Also you need to work on cardio - ie enduance ...Read more

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How can I make push ups more difficult?

'Perfect' push-up : You could just widen your arms( working more chest and less triceps) and do more reps at each workout... You could purchase ( 2)'perfect push-up ' discs ( inexpensive )which you 'turn out' and 'turn in' as you repeat each standard push-up . I have these and they really do work. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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How much push ups should I do in a day?

Depends: Do you want to be in the guinness book of world records? Or do you just want to be fit? There is no requirement to do any, so you can start from there and work your way up. Seems like you might do 20 or so a few times a day.. ...Read more

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Is it bad to do lots of pushups everyday?

Not usually: Exercising is good for your health. An exception to this rule would be if you were deconditioned to the point that excessive exercising caused you become injured. ...Read more

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What is an alternative workout to pushups?

Painful?: Is your question because of pain or difficulty with the excercise? Push-ups can be quit painful for patients with early arthritis of the shoulder, or if there is a possible labrum tear. Otherwise, push-ups against a wall, resistance stretch band exercises, or even pull-ups may be beneficail. ...Read more