Can't do a push up :(

Hi All,

I've just joined this group as summer is looming yet again and I want to enjoy it this year, without choosing clothing to cover up. I fall (just!) into a healthy weight range, but my tummy sticks out and I don't feel I have to energy levels I should have.  I've looked at the 100 push ups challenge, problem is, I can't even do one!! Has anyone stated at this level and completed it?

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They are very hard. Obviously you can't do that many straight off the bat! You have to start at the bottom and work your way up. Have a look on google/you tube for a demo of one. I think doing 100 of anything just sounds too dull. I like to mix things up so I do exercise DVD's that incorporate a bit of everything

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Don't forget that there are different "levels" of pushups. You can start by doing them while leaning on a wall, and then progress downwards to a desk, then a chair , then a step, etc. Because I have a broken foot at the moment , I can't do them on my feet so I can do 100 at a time from my knees on the floor . I don't do 100 at a single time - but go up and down a numerical ladder 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 with a break inbetween each set.

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