Push-ups, Revisited

When Morgan at Life After Bagels posted her “Pipes Challenge,” I got the boost I needed for my own floundering push-ups challenge. I have been slogging away at them for about eight weeks. (Here is my original post “Push-ups Challenge.”)

I was very excited to complete the six weeks, but I have been going at my own pace and repeating days, so I am not anywhere near 100 push-ups — far, far from it!

At the end of six weeks, I managed 33 push-ups, but my form was pretty horrible, so I decreased the number and have been trying to improve my form.

Bad form aside, though, I have seen some big changes in my strength. (I could only do seven “bad form” push-ups when I started.)

Here’s to another six weeks. I will see how far I get. Good luck to everyone else doing the Pipes Challenge!

(Update here: Still pushing)

About Marcy

I blog about trying to get out of my comfort zone, completing 101 things in 1001 days (and beyond), and writing my memoirs. My book: Timid No More.
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4 Responses to Push-ups, Revisited

  1. Sammy says:

    I thought I had already commented but nothing came up … Love your blog and well done on what you have already done. I have a massive bucket list but may have to add a few of yours.

  2. Marcy says:

    Thanks. I just checked out your blog. Loved it!

  3. Sammy says:

    Hi Marcy

    I'd like to present you with One Lovely Blog award.

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    You can find the award on my blog.

    Cheers Sammy!

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