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Hundred Pushups Update

29 July 08

Brian is now in week 5 of the Hundred Push-ups challenge. Tonight he did over 160 push-ups (with a few rests in-between). Amazing, huh?

Sadly, I had to withdraw myself from the challenge. Constantly lifting and holding my sweet baby, compounded perhaps by the three weeks of push-ups that I did make it through, has caused the wrist of my left hand to be very painful. I think I strained it, and now I’m wearing a thumb splint to help it to heal (thanks for the great advice, Jenny!). Having my thumb encased in a stiff wrap (gets a bit sticky with the summer being all hot and summery and all) isn’t the most comfortable thing I’ve ever experienced, but not wearing it is decidedly uncomfortable.

I did make it all the way up to 30 consecutive push-ups before I wimped out, though. From a gal who started out struggling to make it through 1/10th of that, I’d say it’s not bad! And I’m still going to be in a challenge. I’m just making up my own.

Who’s for Two Hundred Sit-ups? Anyone? I could make a website…

No, seriously, that’s what I’m going for. Actually, crunches. I’ll keep you updated on the progress. Right now I’m on day one of week one. A bit winded, but I’ll make it. Unless something else gives out.

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  1. Hey Anna I’ll join you starting August 1 for 30 days. Thats 200 per day consecutively???? We’ll have ABS of steel by Labor Day.

    Lauri Day    Jul 31, 10:58 AM    #
  2. Woo-hoo! We’ll be soooo buff! Check out the hundred push-ups website (linked above) – they have this program that helps you work up to your goal. I’m doing double whatever they recommend for push-ups because crunches are a lot easier to do.

    Anna W    Aug 1, 02:39 PM    #
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