Day 1, Week 6: Hundred Pushup Program

First day of week 6 of the hundred pushup program:

This was like doing a series of 4 exhaustion tests, minus the mental resolve to push to collapse, followed by one last full out exhaustion test. I think that there were quite a few exhaustion collapses.

Pushups: 56-45-42-40-[56], 239 total.

Day 2, Week 5: Hundred Pushup Program

Second day of week 5 of the hundred pushup program:

Two days late because of baby duties and recovery from the strength training 8/4/08.

Set tally, “-“=45-second recovery period. “[#]”=max

Pushups:  20-20-18-18-15-15-14-[42], 162 total.

Still battling back pain. Walking across a parking lot is an occasional struggle.

Day 1, Week 5: Hundred Pushup Program and Stength Exercises Earlier

First day of week 5 of the hundred pushup program:

Recovery period was extended by dog duties. I tried yesterday, but didn’t have the energy to get past the first 40 pushups.1

Set tally, “-“=60-second recovery period. “[#]”=max

Pushups:  40-32-30-25-[44], 171 total.

Had planned on running 6 miles at lunch, but hip/back pain was bothering me, so I did some strength exercises instead.


Seated Press Reps
25 130.0 lb
17 115.0 lb
20 100.0 lb
15 85.0 lb
13 85.0 lb
25 70.0 lb

Dips (minus weight)
10 25.0 lb
20 40.0 lb
15 55.0 lb
15 70.0 lb
15 85.0 lb
20 100.0 lb

Chin Ups (minus weight)
10 70.0 lb
10 85.0 lb
10 100.0 lb
10 115.0 lb
25 130.0 lb

Pull Ups (minus weight)
10 100.0 lb
10 115.0 lb

Day 3, Week 4: Hundred Pushup Program

Third day of week 4 of the hundred pushup program:

Exhausted to start out with. 6 miles running today, mowed the lawn tonight. Probably had nearly 4 minutes before the max set.

Set tally, “-“=2-minute recovery period. “[#]”=max

Pushups:  30-22-22-20-[40], 134 total.