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Old 02-23-2011, 05:35 PM   #1
Thomas Schneitter
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Default Pushup Variations for Strength

The basic pushup is too easy at this point to be a strength exercise anymore. I am going to use the Elevated, Pseudo Planche, the Wall Assisted Handstand and the One legged Pushup due to the increased difficulty of these variations. What other variations would you suggest I do in order to meet my goal of increased strength?
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:19 PM   #2
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Have you looked into depth pushups?
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Old 02-23-2011, 07:53 PM   #3
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Here's a good one:

http://beastskills.com/tutorials/tutorials/45
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Old 02-23-2011, 09:12 PM   #4
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Tuck planche pushups.... if too easy move to next progression
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Old 02-24-2011, 10:54 AM   #5
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why not use one hand.
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Old 02-24-2011, 02:13 PM   #6
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The basic pushup is too easy at this point to be a strength exercise anymore. I am going to use the Elevated, Pseudo Planche, the Wall Assisted Handstand and the One legged Pushup due to the increased difficulty of these variations. What other variations would you suggest I do in order to meet my goal of increased strength?
1. Stand upright. Push barbell or dumbbell up overhead. Increase weight as necessary.
2. Lie on bench or floor. Push barbell or dumbbell up. Increase weight as necessary.
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Old 02-24-2011, 03:37 PM   #7
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if your long term goal revolves around ME bodyweight, horizontal pushing strength, you might want to devote your efforts specifically to planche work.
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Old 03-11-2011, 12:15 AM   #8
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Push up are the best source of the strength. it also provide
strength for the exercise and make your muscle big.
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