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Old 01-27-2008, 09:24 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Are we talking about full fledged pushups here like chest touching the ground? There is no way you can do 73 in a minute like that maybe if you do the short burst ones but not full ones.
i do them hands shoulder width apart, fingers point up towards my head, get my elbow to atlest 90 degrees, or my chest about an inch to 2 inches off the ground. then extend tell my arms are like 98 percent locked out.

and yeah you can do 73 in a minute...

fun fact the most push ups done in an hour is close to 4000
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Old 01-28-2008, 06:07 AM   #22 (permalink)
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i do them hands shoulder width apart, fingers point up towards my head, get my elbow to atlest 90 degrees, or my chest about an inch to 2 inches off the ground. then extend tell my arms are like 98 percent locked out.

and yeah you can do 73 in a minute...

fun fact the most push ups done in an hour is close to 4000
holy jesus.. 4000! wowow.. wtf.. god damn.. wow.. thats wow.. !
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Are we talking about full fledged pushups here like chest touching the ground? There is no way you can do 73 in a minute like that maybe if you do the short burst ones but not full ones.
who said a minute?
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Old 01-28-2008, 06:17 AM   #24 (permalink)
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who said a minute?
I think he got you and another guy mixed up.. another dude said he did 75 in one minute.
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Old 01-28-2008, 01:12 PM   #25 (permalink)
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it really depends on your weight/height... lighter dudes can usually do much more with their own weight - used to have a guy in school, small, generally weak but with muscle - he could do almost indefinite push ups, and you should see the pull-ups - he was flying.

i'm 5'9 and 175 lbs... personal record is 100 (probably could've squeezed out maybe 10 more) of proper push-ups - all the way up and all the way down

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I can do 8 on one arm with 3 fingers.
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can do over 100 without too much trouble but i've never really seen how many i can do in total...i should probably test that soon
one-armed i can do 20 with the right and 18 with the left

oh and to add the the already fun pushup fact the world record for pushups in a row without stopping is 10,507 by Minoru Yoshida of japan

ya so all our weasley attempts are shit compared to this guy
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can do over 100 without too much trouble but i've never really seen how many i can do in total...i should probably test that soon
one-armed i can do 20 with the right and 18 with the left

oh and to add the the already fun pushup fact the world record for pushups in a row without stopping is 10,507 by Minoru Yoshida of japan

ya so all our weasley attempts are shit compared to this guy
wtf... did he stop because his arms fell off? guy is a freak
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i just pumped out 56 pushups with perfect form.
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