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  1. mikhael

    10/10 of Push-up - WTH effect.

    Nothing new to all of you StrongFirst Familly, but something I didn't expect. Here is the thing: I practice Push-ups in a 10/10 EMOM for a while, and my last RM was 36, or so, where 30 reps were completed without stop, and 6 more after 2 second pause. Today I retested Push-ups and the outcome...
  2. Muscular Imbalance in the Shoulder

    I'm currently experiencing quite a bit of pain, discomfort and range of motion issues in my right shoulder. I am no expert, but body awareness from approximately seven years of yoga, martial arts and exercise leads me to infer this is do to a gross muscle imbalance. I spent a great deal of...
  3. mikhael

    Hit The Deck! Pushup program and what to do after?

    Hi, I have a question regarding the Hit The Deck! program from Beyond Bodybuilding. I've been following the plan since last week, and so far I increased my RM by 16% from 45 to 52 reps. Not but, but there is one more test incoming after the second week with the plan. In the book, Pavel wrote...
  4. mikhael

    Vodka and Pickles Plan Structure

    Hi. I'm planning to start Vodka and Pickles and I'm considering how to implement upper body exercises. One of my conception is to add the following: Dips (weighted and unweighted) Push-ups (4-8-12-16-20-16-12-8-4 Pyramid performed 3-4 times a week according to this plan) Pull-ups Advance PIKE...
  5. Shoulder position in OAPU

    A few weeks ago I tried a few one arm one leg push ups and managed 3 between both hands. I found though that I struggled to keep my shoulders packed and my anterior delta were very sore the next day (where my chest and abs and triceps were not at all). I do a lot of overhead press and pull...
  6. mikhael

    Fighter Push-up Program

    We all know the Fighter Pull-up Program and many of us used it to gain some serious strength, but my question is, is there an alternative version of the program with Push-ups?
  7. workout union

    Explosive Push Ups

    Do you work on your explosive push up? What do you think of the called "kuki push up" ?
  8. NoahMarek

    High volume bodyweight training

    I have been reading recently about Herschel Walker and the Great Gama’s training styles. Both involve very high volumes of bodyweight training exercises (obviously a bit extreme but the principles can still be applied). I am gonna give this a go and focus on push up variations, squat/lunge...
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