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Doctor insights on: Wheelchair Push Ups

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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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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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How can I make push ups more difficult?

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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Are there any harmfull effects of push ups?

Are there any harmfull effects of push ups?

Not realy: Only if you push ur self 2 hard. Rest a day between execise & have adequate protien intake, soon after the effort, and keep hydrated. ...Read more

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Is there longterm good outcome of push ups?

Yes!!: Push ups work your triceps, shoulders, abdominals, back muscles and chest. Doing pushups can help with strength and metabolic rate. ...Read more

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Are freestyle push ups a good way to work out?

Are freestyle push ups a good way to work out?

Push ups = good: Whether you do wide grip, narrow grip, isometric, incline or decline pushups, they are a good form of exercise. Pushups work your triceps, shoulders, abdominals, back muscles and chest. Doing pushups can help with strength and metabolic rate. However, it is best to a varied exercise routine. ...Read more

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What quantity of push ups should I do everyday?

What quantity of push ups should I do everyday?

Quantity of Push Ups: As a podiatrist, I emphasize a 3 time a week gradual progressive strengthening program for the feet, ankles, and lower extremity. I assume that this would apply to do pushups. We need the recovery time. Never push through pain, as you really want to get to fatigue, then stop. This way you will have gained some, and can continue to progress. Dr Rich Blake ...Read more

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I was wondering are hindu push ups bad for your back?

Hindu pushups: can significantly increase back strength but some people do experience pain with this technique. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i could do really good push-ups fast?

Can you tell me how i could do really good push-ups fast?

1'st you R not 18-: -any more.it takes a lot of work on core strength and arm which includes biceps,scapular stabilizers,& triceps as well as cardio. Also fast is =2 weight & strength ratios. Good luck,work hard. ...Read more

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Hello..does push ups will have a same result with bench press?

Hello..does push ups will have a same result with bench press?

Partially : Push-ups and bech press do use some of the same muscle groups. Probably the biggest difference is the ability to vary or increase the weight when doing bench press. Your ability to change weight doing push ups is fairly limited. ...Read more

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Hello..its good to do push ups every day or 3 times a week? Thank you

Diet and Exercise: These are the mainstay of a healthy lifestyle. push-ups are a form of exercise, and will build strength in those muscles. Cardiovascular exercise is recommended for at least 30 minutes, 3 times per week. ...Read more

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How beneficial is a 1-3 mile jog and 100 push-ups 3-5 days out the week?

Very: Any form of exercise that pushes your pulse rate into an aerobic range (say 70% or your age max, 210-your age x .7) is worth it; although it is also said that you need to work out for at least 20-30 minutes to get a real benefit;. ...Read more

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I'm wondering if I do push ups every night, will i eventually get larger?

I'm wondering if I do push ups every night, will i eventually get larger?

Yes and no: It depends on how many you do. Herschel walker an nfl running back claimed to build his body purely with pushups and situps. He was very large. ...Read more

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If you did one hundred push-ups a day how long would it take you to get into shape.

Push ups : Are not the only form of excercise, also eating healthy is important. I would caution against doing too much too quickly. ...Read more