I Can Do 100 Push Ups, Can You?

Here is a video of me trying to do 100 push ups. How many did I actually do?

Watch the video below:

This was part of my initial test on hundredpushups.com. They have a training schedule that shows you how to do 100 push ups in 6 weeks. Quite an ambitious goal, but I’m an ambitious guy so I’ll go for it.

Anyone want to try it out with me?

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14 Responses to “I Can Do 100 Push Ups, Can You?”


  1. 1 Russ July 25, 2008 at 9:26 am

    I’ll take that challenge. I need something to get me going these days. I’m so NOT active.

    I can probably do 7.2 pushups.

  2. 2 klampert July 25, 2008 at 10:51 am

    i am pretty sure I could do 4.739

  3. 3 Kyle July 25, 2008 at 12:40 pm

    ok I’m in. I hopped on Wii Fit last night and it wasn’t a pretty picture. My little wii guy is a fatty. I haven’t done a push up in a looong time. If I get to 10 in my initial test I’m going to throw a party.

  4. 4 Sarah Chia July 25, 2008 at 12:42 pm

    Way to go!

    I did 7 “manly” push-ups for my initial test, so we’ll see how far I can get towards 100.

    If I can make it to 50 in 6 weeks, though, I’ll be pretty geeked about that.

  5. 5 Pete Wilson July 25, 2008 at 12:59 pm

    41…I’ve got a long way to go. Love the blog man!

  6. 6 Billy Chia July 25, 2008 at 2:54 pm

    41?! Pete, you’re a stud.

    All the rest of us will be studly too in 6 weeks when we’re rockin’ the 100. (Except for my wife who’s cute, feminine and non-studly regardless of how many push ups she can do.)

    Any other takers?

  7. 7 brunettekoala July 25, 2008 at 3:38 pm

    Well you can do 23 more push ups that I can do!!

  8. 8 xpandy July 25, 2008 at 5:45 pm

    100 push-ips in 6 weeks?

    That’s only 2 point something per day – even I could do that!

  9. 9 Scott Fillmer July 26, 2008 at 6:02 am

    You reminded me to get back to doing mine… until it got to be blistering hot outside I would do about 100-150 through a 3-4 mile walk. Still do the walk but have stopped on the ups for a while until it gets a little cooler, but I sure felt better when I was doing them

  10. 10 Jay Sellers July 26, 2008 at 1:12 pm

    At 18 I was a paratrooper in the Army. I could run a 4 minute mile, swim 2 miles while pulling a rowboat, punch a hole in a brick wall and stop the rain with just a sideways glance. I’m not 18 anymore.

    At 31, I’ve started to understand why it was a bad decision to trade my gym membership for a six pack of beer.

    I’m with xpandy: 2 point something per day sounds doable.

  11. 11 Ben July 26, 2008 at 9:00 pm

    I’ve got a buddy who has been doing this program for a few weeks. He told me about it but I never could remember what it was…until your post. I’m in! Beginning Monday. I did 18 this eve.

  12. 12 debbie d July 28, 2008 at 2:02 pm

    this is jeanette.
    and my mom showed me the challege of the 100 pushups in six weeks.
    well she declared i couldnt beat your twenty three.
    and with my prideful willpowered self, i got down just because she said i couldnt and did 24. :]

    – jeanette

    Personally, I was stunned, as I didn’t think she could do more than 10, but it does show me her determination which can be channeled positively. Not that doing 100 pushups isn’t positive. Thanks for the challenge. Debbie

  13. 13 brent(inWorship) July 29, 2008 at 10:59 pm

    My 11 yr old son and I started this yesterday. This will be fun!

    23 initial…nice! I had 26 🙂

  14. 14 Bill Mull August 5, 2008 at 6:18 pm

    My wife gave me this challenge. I did 30…and I am 56 years old.

    Step it up young ones!!

    Maybe a little less Blog, a little more Jog!

    A little less You Tube and a little more Gym!!


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