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(01-08-2014 03:24 PM)Bill Wrote:  
(01-08-2014 02:44 AM)Beyond Borders Wrote:  
(01-07-2014 02:10 PM)Bill Wrote:  tl; dr
Train many times of the day and make a 3 days break.

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The point is you do one set of push ups every 3 hours. For each set you do always invest only 90% of your max mental and physical energy so you have enough energy left for the next set in 3 hours.

The thing is you probably will make more push ups than in the previous sets as your body adapts to the push ups. Probably in the last set in the evening you will make your max set of the day.

After that you probably need a break for 3 days to recover.

My theory why it works is that in training throughout the day you can go to your max without investing much mental energy.

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What I also found is that if your motivation is down for the day you can make your push ups for two days with the same method. Probably you will do more push ups in the second day because of adaptation and muscle memory. Then you need again some 3 day recovery time.

Again the reason I think the system works is that pushing your limits to 100% is very difficult. Also physically giving 100% is unhealthy and to much for the body.

You might compare it to eating systems of bodybuilders they eat 6 times a day because it´s better for the body and also mentally.

Interesting stuff, Bill. Did you stumble across this somewhere or come up with it on your own?

By the way. His form is out there, but at his age, I'm not complaining.

Found this on Youtube.

Quote:My 85 year old grandpa told me he could do 150 pushups a day. 50 pushups 3 times a day. I did not believe him until I seen it.






Actually I developed it by myself through trial and error and selfobservation. One of the advantages of being semi-retired as one has more time for this type of stuff.

The problem is it´s mainly for the guys who stay at home for the most time of the day. So maybe that´s why people do not know this method.

Yes, the old guy uses more or less the same method. Good find. Proves that it works. Respect for the old badass guy. Shows the power of bodyweight training.

If the shallow depth this guy is doing push ups is what we're talking about here as good, acceptable form, there's no way in hell I couldn't do 100. I usually do them so low I could kiss the floor without giraffing my neck down, AND use the perfect push up pads which effectively make my max ROM even lower. Granted, anything past a 90 elbow bend activates other muscles besides the chest (delts, even some back push muscles, arms, etc.).

When I can't make it to the gym, some sets of 20-30 deep push ups (full range like I described), with changing hand positions, can actually add quite a bit of strength and mass in my chest. For reference, my 1RM on flat bench is around 315, at 230lbs 6'4" ectomorph frame. I also like inclined push ups, by elevating my feet onto a table or couch.

I guess what I would add, is the amount of push ups you can do relies so entirely on how much time under tension (Speed of the exercise), +/- isometric holding, and range of motion, that one person's 100 push-up challenge might not be SHIT compared to another's whose focused on increasing the elements I just mentioned.
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