September Push up CHALLENGE

I don’t know about you but I could not do push ups to save my life! No amount of cardio will ever help you with your push ups. It’s silly but when I was doing Zumba and dropped a bunch of weight, I felt powerful. I thought I was in the best shape of my life and that I could do anything. I quickly realized this wasn’t true when I switched to doing P90X. So with P90X, my push ups improved tremendously. I was finally able to do them on my toes instead of my knees!! But then I did some other programs without the focus of push ups and totally lost it. When starting Max 30 last month, I felt so weak! I had to go back to modifying on my knees which is so disappointing knowing that I could do them before.

So I decided that I want to be a push up pro. Or at least be able to survive them without being on my knees. I started doing the following challenge and came to realize it’s actually helping so now I’m passing the challenge onto YOU! It starts you off with just a few a day (which I already found challenging) and works you up to 40. That’s a lot!!

What I want you to do:

Follow this challenge. Print it out or schedule it into your calendar. No cheating! I really want you to try doing these on your toes even if you have to take breaks between eat one. Sometimes if I allow myself to “cheat” on my knees I get it in my mind that I simply can’t do them on my toes so I don’t even try. I also want you to let me know how the challenge is going by either commenting below in the comment box or over here on my Facebook page.

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It really got challenging for me when I reached 15 push ups. I’m currently going into the third week and I definitely started feeling it in my arms! Good luck everyone. I know you got this!!

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