I still can't reach 15 push up repetitions after like two weeks of doing them.

I still can't reach 15 push up repetitions after like two weeks of doing them. I do about eleven once, then 8 and the that number keeps dropping. What is my problem? I just want to do 15 reps in 3 sets like a normal person.

Or do I just quit?

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  1. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Are you doing other work outs? Do you have a good diet?

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Squats, plank, sit up, leg raises, stuff you can do with 5 kg weight. i am not a specialist.

      I don't know. I eat lentils, potatoes, cooked vegetables, fruits, eat tea and sweet pastry in the morning, sometimes i buy a gummies. Yesterday I bought tiny pizza.

  2. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    You might be literally dying and your muscles are progressively wasting away

    • 1 year ago
      sage

      You're using the gym wrong lol. You're supposed to get FITTER, not FATTER.

      >trolling on a self improvement board
      whats it like being pathetic

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        Uh-oh, did I hurt Anon's feeling? Maybe try not being such a pathetic homosexual. I could do 30 push-ups untrained and malnourished on a shitty vegetarian diet

  3. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    >Do 100 pushups everyday in 2020
    >Start going to the gym
    >Can't even hit 50 now

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      You're using the gym wrong lol. You're supposed to get FITTER, not FATTER.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      I find unimaginable to do so much. It's not like I am unwilling. My muscles simply refuse to do more.

  4. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    I just took a look at my training log and it took me 5 weeks to do 15 pushups starting from 10 by doing them once a week for 3 sets. Don't worry about it.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      I don't have a training log. What exercises are you doing? I can't go to gym.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        For chest and triceps I do bench press, pushups and scullcrushers. The pushups are done after 3 sets of OHP and bench press. From my layman perspective I would say you are either training to frequently or your training intensity is too high. Your reps dropping with each succeeding set is completely normal if you train at your absolute limit.

        • 1 year ago
          Anonymous

          I can only do bodyweight with no equipment.

          • 1 year ago
            Anonymous

            That's untrue there is always enough space for bands, a pullup bar and a pair of adjustable dumbbells. Regardless, you don't need equipment to increase your performance on pushups and like I mentioned in my first post I think you are overreacting and need to chill.

            • 1 year ago
              Anonymous

              I am certainly overreacting, because I don't know what to do and I can't tell if do thing right. Exercising isn't a natural part of me. I could quit at any moment to be honest. I don't want to.

              • 1 year ago
                Anonymous

                I have zero experience with bodyweight only training so the help i can give you is very limited. If I was in your postion I would just do as many pushups as possible every two days until it stops working. Then I would alternate between volume work using sets across and more intense training with descending reps. Go ask in /cbg/ if you want real adice

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              • 1 year ago
                Anonymous

                What is volume work?

              • 1 year ago
                Anonymous

                Volume work is a meme derived from strength training. Strength trainees segment their training into blocks named after their purpose. A volume day or volume block is a segement dedicated to the purpose of hypertrophy, so muscle building. A common way to split training is to have a volume block to build muscle followed by recovery block to rest while practicing the movement pattern and a intensity block to display or build strength.

  5. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    If you're fat you might want to pursue another method of working out for weight loss at first. If you're not just keep at it, eat right, get your rest. You'll see progress after a bit.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      I am really fat. 170lbs. 186cm.

      I am at 3 now. I can't do more. What is the correct step after this? I am dissatisfied.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        *180lbs, my bad (lbs are not my native units) About 82 kilograms.

  6. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    pussy, I do sets of 25x12, so 300 in total
    maybe stop being a pussy and just do more?
    my biggest single set was 70
    yes I used this post to flex

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      I kept going until I only could do two. I can't do 25 reps. That's is my problem. Hello?

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