100 pushups [EXPERIMENT] – Week 3

Still recovering from the injury to my side, I pushed forward with the experiment, repeating the routine originally meant for week 2 as well as I could. I felt like I did get stronger so overall a success.

The biggest up this week for the experiment was getting back into a rhythm of proper breathing. When I first attempted this program a few years ago, it took me about two weeks to find this rhythm then too.

At the start, it doesn’t really matter how I breathe. As I work my way up, though, breathing becomes more important. I have to inhale on the way down and exhale on the way up, each time.

And then things change again. When my speed increases with the number of reps in each set, I have to switch to breathing once every two reps. That takes some practice.

It’s starting to fall into place now, so I feel pretty confident about this coming week. The next hurdle might be related to when I actually do these, morning or evening or what because it’s been all over the place lately. I guess we’ll see, won’t we?