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9/29/09 7:27 P

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Get or make some power rings. You'll see push ups in a whole new way.
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9/29/09 6:09 P

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Try doing push-ups on an incline. Or the reverse (decline) by elevating your feet, with your hands on the ground.

If you have a BOSU you can do push-ups with your hands grasping the sides of the Bosu ball (the instability forces you to work harder).

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9/29/09 2:57 P

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Have you considered the Perfect Pushups. I think they work great.

DLJ
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January 01, 2011. A new beginning. My long and short term goals:
1) Lose weight safely and permanantly
2) Live a healthier life to the best of my ability
3) Remove the buildup in my arteries
5) Get my HDL and LDL in good ranges .
6) to be atleast 224 by December 31, 2011


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9/29/09 2:54 P

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So, okay. When I'm at the gym, using machines or free weights, I know I can step up my game by adding weight once I can comfortably lift for 2 sets of 10 reps comfortably.

At home, since I don't have a full weight set and bench, I've been doing push-ups to work my chest. Now, after I can do a certain number of pushups comfortably, what can I do to take it to the next level other than simply adding more reps. I'd considered getting a weighted vest to increase resistance, but those seem to be mostly designed for running. Any thoughts?

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