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Proper Pushup Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Proper Pushup.

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You Can Do Perfect Pushups

Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pushup! Pushups tend to be much easier for men, since they have greater muscle mass and strength than women. But you don't have to be G.I. Jane to master the &quo...  Read more

5 Fitness Feats that are Worth the Training

We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life. But if you’re lo...  Read more

Reach Your Fitness Goals!

What “fitness feat” have you always wanted to accomplish? I think we all have something in mind, a seemingly insurmountable task that we just wish, for whatever reason, we could do. You see other people accomplish it with ease, and you se...  Read more

Road Rules: 10 Exercises Designed for Long Trips

Forty-two hours—that is the amount of time the average commuter spent in the car, according to research completed by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Whether it's a long commute or a cross-country road trip, there is no need to l...  Read more

''I Haven't Missed a Walk in Over a Year!''

After several false starts to lose weight over the years, Rick (LOGHOUSE) tipped the scale at 289 pounds. A weight loss challenge (and exercise buddy) at work motivated him to walk every single day for more than a year. He's now 40 pounds lighter...  Read more

My wrists always hurt when I try pushups. Any idea
Updated 2/3/2016 11:53:33 PM

My wrists always hurt when I try pushups. Any ideas to prevent this?...  Read more

For some things, proper nutrition and getting a bi
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For some things, proper nutrition and getting a bit of exercise can work wonders. So, yes, definitely for some things. But, it cannot fix many other things. One thing is certain, though... Proper nutrition never hurts anything! :-)...  Read more

I managed to do 10 pushups in 1 minute. Its hard t
Updated 1/13/2016 11:01:03 AM

I managed to do 10 pushups in 1 minute. Its hard to believe I could do 70 in 1 minute 20 years ago lol. I guess that is good for me for now :)...  Read more

Today's realization: when I don't get proper sleep
Updated 1/8/2016 1:49:43 PM

Today's realization: when I don't get proper sleep, I'm hungrier during the work day. Last night I couldn't fall asleep and took a sleeping aid. Today, I'm not craving anything or starving but I'm more interested in eating when I don't need it....  Read more

Today's coaching tip makes me cringe. The proper s
Updated 1/7/2016 4:36:18 PM

Today's coaching tip makes me cringe. The proper squat technique is horribly demonstrated. That's not a real squat, she's about half way there....  Read more

Little Reminders

I wanted to do daily pushups to tone my arms but could never remember to do them consistently. I decided to write PUSHUPS all over the outside of my daily vitamin bottle, so now when i take my vitamin I do my pushups - its like a double whammy! 30...  Read more

Quick Exercises Add Up!

Every time I go to the kitchen at work for food (5x a day) I add quick exercises.15 Wall Pushups15 Closed Arm Wall Pushups20 Calf Raises from a stepI've noticed that I can do more regular pushups since I started my quick exercises throughout my work...  Read more

Asthma/COPD Sufferers

We are a team of Sparkers who have breathing issues. We are striving to be as healthy and active as possible through proper nutrition and exercise....  Read more

You Asked: How Much Weight Should I Lift?

Strength training may not be rocket science, but for the average person, figuring out the best, safest, and most effective ways to lift weights is no small task. There's no shortage of workout videos, toning classes and fitness plans you could fo...  Read more

We Tried It: 3 Reasons We Like the Perfect Pushup

The Perfect Pushup is one of the most popular fitness tools around right now. For about $40 you can snag these specially designed pushup handles that rotate. But pushups are a pretty simple exercise, and they're great because they work so many muscle...  Read more