Any one else who can't do push ups or planks?

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Feb 22, 2013 6:53pm
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Well i've tried so many times and i can hold the plank for probably 10-15 seconds but i guess thats nothing or i may be wrong..but push ups ..cant even do 2 im not that fat and i sometimes do arms workout ..what could be the problem ?
22 Feb
Look when I first started I could not do 5 pushups and im a boy , so here is what I did I kept on the same reps I could do (5) but I increased the number of sets gradually, and now I can do 85-90pushups
22 Feb
Try to knee plank and also knee pushups for a while. Get the strength needed to at least do ten regular pushups. And at least 30 seconds of regular plank... good luck buddy..
22 Feb
Can do planks but cant do pushups haha
Feb 22, 2013 6:59pm
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I can so planks forever, but push ups is a mission

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31 Posts
Feb 22, 2013 7:11pm
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U should try strong arm yoga.. its easy and helps build your arm muscles

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79 Posts
Feb 22, 2013 7:16pm
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Planks and push ups are difficult as well but its not that u can't do 'em. At the beginning everything seems hard and u say 'there is no way I can do that' after days or even and weeks of training u see serious improvement. Its true planks and especially push ups demand 1.Strong and well-trained arms 2.knowing how to control ur breathe. Closing I'd like to add that u have to train hard everyday and u will see how quickly you'll succeed!!! In the beginning I was doing 5-4 now I do 15 and I keep trying. About plank I was staying 10" now after six months I stay 45"+. So keepitgoin buddy

22 Feb
Thnx for the advices ..motivated me
22 Feb
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28 Posts
Feb 22, 2013 7:22pm
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I have only been doing planks for a week and now i can hold them for 35 seconds. Before that i couldnt do them at all.

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8 Posts
Feb 22, 2013 9:13pm
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Just try a couple every day. That is what helped me now I can do 30 in a minute.
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Feb 22, 2013 10:46pm
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I get headaches when i try, so what am i doing wrong
29 Nov
Breathe! That should help.
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Feb 24, 2013 5:34pm
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Me I have a awful time doing push ups!
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Feb 24, 2013 6:55pm
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same here I can do planks...but even when I was in top shape I could never do more that ten(really bad) push up....I want to..anyone know good arm workouts for upper body strenght??

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32 Posts
Feb 24, 2013 7:21pm
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Plank is OK for me but I can't do push-up because my bone (of my arms) cracked. (En fait, je déteste vraiment le bruit que ça fait lorsqu'ils craquent... Très désagréable.)
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Feb 24, 2013 9:22pm
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Don't get discouraged. If you can do 2 then do 2. But keep doing them throughout the day, and do them daily. Trust me and all the others on here that have been in the same boat. Good luck and exercise safely 
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5 Posts
Feb 25, 2013 1:00am
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I can't do push ups. It's impossible D: But i can do it with my knees on the floor and my feets up.

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Feb 25, 2013 1:08am
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Push-ups really haven't been much of a struggle or me (even though I can only do like 15 at a time) but planks took me many tries . The linear I've done a plank for is a minute and not gonna lie, I cried cause it hurt so bad. Lmao' ! But don't worry keep trying and you'll get it !(:
25 Feb
Longest**** not linear
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Feb 25, 2013 1:22am
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Well I can do planks... But I can't do push ups.
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Nov 29, 2016 8:39am
Breathe!
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