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Do the old original two handed pushups mean anything at Strongfirst? Do you guys see any value in them?
They don't require much strength. We are generally interested in what you can do for up to about 5 reps insofar as grinds like push-ups are concerned. Do them from a handstand position and now they're interesting.Do the old original two handed pushups mean anything at Strongfirst? Do you guys see any value in them?
I weigh 96kg, so maybe that is why (since I am heavy) that the two handed pushups do seem to have a good effect on me. The single handed pushups are fine when I space my feet out a lot. I can do one one arm one leg pushup per side, so I guess that's my maximum weight for the time being. I haven't been able to bring my feet close together yet and still feel comfortable doing the one armed pushup for more than one rep. I guess that's going to happen bit by bit. I really do love the programme though! I was hoping to switch back to S&S but I was overenthusiastic and so I'll be continuing with NW for a while yet it seems. It doesn't really lack much compared with S&S, is easier to do, takes less time anyhow, so I won't let myself feel frustrated about that.@Kozushi, I wouldn't advise you to "throw" out any exercise, but remember that with weight, we try to find the appropriate size - heavy enough to elicit a strength training response, but not "on the nerve" heavy except when we test our maximum. The same goes with bodyweight exercise - we advise you to manipulate the leverages to an appropriate level. You might try some two-handed pushup variations, e.g., where one hand is way out to the side - that would be a good thing.
Ah, okay, I see! Thank you! I wasn't sure about what to do with them. I can certainly do that and have been for a while so I'll switch over to only one handed ones and if anyone's interested, keep people updated.Valuable exercixe, but - once you can do sets of 10-15 strict Hardstyle pushups, shift gears to one arm pushup progressions.
Ok, and is it could be transfer from clenched fist into the torso too? I'm just wondering because this kind of push-up are only one I'm able to do.