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    Do push ups actually make you bigger?

    Say you did 150 push ups 5 days a week, how long would it take to see big results?
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    You would never see big results.
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    I did a ton of push ups for about three months and i noticed pretty nice results about four to five days a week, results vary for everyone and you must consider your diet. You could also vary up the reps by putting weights in a backpack and doing pushups.
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    Originally Posted by spiderman997 View Post
    You would never see big results.
    was about to type this word for word before scrolling down lol
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    Spidey is correct,I used to to close to a thousand push-ups a week,didn't bigger till I started lifting and eating.
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    Originally Posted by alanking View Post
    Spidey is correct,I used to to close to a thousand push-ups a week,didn't bigger till I started lifting and eating.
    True, true. I wouldn't expect someone to get ultra huge compared to body building, but I should've said "Will I still get muscles and look more 'toned' out"
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    Originally Posted by CheyKongo View Post
    True, true. I wouldn't expect someone to get ultra huge compared to body building, but I should've said "Will I still get muscles and look more 'toned' out"
    No. You can expect slightly better muscular endurance, aaaaand that's about it.
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    Only time I noticed benefit doing push ups is when I was using them to super set another exercise.
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    Originally Posted by builder95 View Post
    Only time I noticed benefit doing push ups is when I was using them to super set another exercise.
    how do you know results were from push ups?
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    Originally Posted by spiderman997 View Post
    No. You can expect slightly better muscular endurance, aaaaand that's about it.

    Alright! Thanks Spidey just doing these for now since I don't have my weights til' later on during the summer.
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    listen to the guy who said weight your pushups. start out with BW for a week and then add ten pounds every week. youll at least see better results that way
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    Pushups = Endurance= Help on the bench to an extent. For me at least.
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    Originally Posted by dixonjb View Post
    listen to the guy who said weight your pushups. start out with BW for a week and then add ten pounds every week. youll at least see better results that way
    You'll see better results with bench press
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    so how do you guys explain those guys who workout mainly at play grounds doing pull ups, push ups and dips?

    inb4 black genetics
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    You're all going to flame me for this routine but I used to do pushups 5x a week for 5 months. It worked in sets of 3 weeks starting with 20 pushups a day; week 1 feet raised 1 foot off ground, week 2 raised 3 feet, week 3 raised 4 feet. Then week 4 would add 10 pushups and restart at 1 foot off the ground. Within two months, my traps grew about 3-4 inches, my chest got slightly bigger, and triceps grew a decent amount.

    I continued this routine until I hit 100 pushups (20x5) a day, with minimal additional results, and then stopped.
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    Push ups are useless unless you are on unfit motherfukker.
    Why would you do 100 reps of ANYTHING multiple days a week? Unless you're training for a world record, forget about it. Push ups could be an effective exercise if weight was added to them, but those should be a last resort as any form of flat bench press kicks the **** out of them.
    Originally Posted by pznabyss View Post
    You're all going to flame me for this routine but I used to do pushups 5x a week for 5 months. It worked in sets of 3 weeks starting with 20 pushups a day; week 1 feet raised 1 foot off ground, week 2 raised 3 feet, week 3 raised 4 feet. Then week 4 would add 10 pushups and restart at 1 foot off the ground. Within two months, my traps grew about 3-4 inches, my chest got slightly bigger, and triceps grew a decent amount.

    I continued this routine until I hit 100 pushups (20x5) a day, with minimal additional results, and then stopped.
    If you traps grew 3-4 inches, you must have no neck.
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    Originally Posted by RainingBlood View Post
    If you traps grew 3-4 inches, you must have no neck.
    Well considering I had no traps to begin with, it was good progress. And when I say I had no traps, I literally couldn't even pump them up.
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    Originally Posted by pznabyss View Post
    Well considering I had no traps to begin with, it was good progress. And when I say I had no traps, I literally couldn't even pump them up.
    Why did your traps grow so effectively from a chest/tri/shoulder exercise? One would automatically assume that a back muscle would grow with a back exercise.
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    Originally Posted by RainingBlood View Post
    Why did your traps grow so effectively from a chest/tri/shoulder exercise? One would automatically assume that a back muscle would grow with a back exercise.
    As I wrote, I was doing them with my feet raised, so it targeted more of my back than a normal pushup would.

    Approximately at that angle;
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    how about diamond push ups for triceps? are those helpful at all

    close grip bench press is obviously better still
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    Of course bodyweight exercises are gunna build muscle. If you increase intensity and resistance you can get a decent size.(You probably won't with legs though) But lifting will simply get you there quicker and further
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    Originally Posted by CheyKongo View Post
    Say you did 150 push ups 5 days a week, how long would it take to see big results?
    Some people say no some say yes. The best example is look at the dudes that are in prison that only do bodyweight exercises and are pretty massive. I assume they do more than just pushups but it still slightly helps.
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    Originally Posted by DanCaroll View Post
    Of course bodyweight exercises are gunna build muscle. If you increase intensity and resistance you can get a decent size.(You probably won't with legs though) But lifting will simply get you there quicker and further
    This. But I doubt you'd get even decent size from push ups.. I guess it depends on what you mean by decent.
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    Originally Posted by 6Connor6 View Post
    Some people say no some say yes. The best example is look at the dudes that are in prison that only do bodyweight exercises and are pretty massive. I assume they do more than just pushups but it still slightly helps.
    They usually would have a bench press.
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    Personally, doing push-ups for me, just gives me a good pump in my chest for 5 minutes...
    I like to do it at the end of my workout as a good burnout, just to be sure my triceps are done and still capable of handling my bw.
    But like others have said, different for everyone.
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    Well these guys practically lives on bars
    Push ups and pull ups are only thing they do
    Yes they are not bulked but they got that nice shred lean look

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    You can go quite far with bodyweight exercises you know. check the video

    http://calisthenicsworks.wordpress.com/
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