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    Say I have 3 scenarios:

    1) 100 push ups. 5 sets of 20 reps within half hour.

    2) 100 push ups. 5 sets of 20 reps throughout the whole day.

    3) 100 push ups straight.

    What are the differences in terms of muscle built, stamina, long term assuming everything else is constant.

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    All useless because pushups suck.



























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    But obvs the last one is the most challenging. The middle one won't do much at all tbh, and the top one will do a bit.
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    (Original post by 2710)
    Say I have 3 scenarios:

    1) 100 push ups. 5 sets of 20 reps within half hour.

    2) 100 push ups. 5 sets of 20 reps throughout the whole day.

    3) 100 push ups straight.

    What are the differences in terms of muscle built, stamina, long term assuming everything else is constant.

    Ty


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    It's my lowly opinion that there is no good reason to do any bodyweight movement for more than 20 reps. If you can, you need to do a more difficult variation.
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    I am not asking for the practicality of the exercises. It may be good or bad. I was wondering how the difference in time period in which the same exercise is done affects ones body.

    But I am guessing that the more you strain your body, ie. In a smaller time period, the better the workout

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    If you're starting with sets of 20, and going up from there, you'll get nothing but muscular endurance benefits. It's not like it's easy to do 100 pressups, just that there are better things to train for. You sound like you want to build muscle, so you need to be doing exercises in lower rep ranges.
 
 
 
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