Article on Chinup Records

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  1. rickdog

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    krellik Gimli son of Cisco

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    Some sick stuff indeed! Whery interesting!
     
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    muhaha i have much work to do!

    i will break all of these :icon_twis

    i'm suprized at how low the handstand pushup numbers are.
     
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    Nice.
     
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    So was I ... I was really surprised to hear that Marvin Eder, an absolute beast, could only (only, haha) do 25 handstand pushups. If I was fresh, I know I could probably get 15 the first time .... I figured he'd be able to do more, considering the man could do 80 pullups! Handstand pushups pwn! :D
     
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    I'm fairly certain that the handstand pushups are without using a wall for support. If you can do 15 like that, then you're a stud.
     
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    yeah i've noticed it's alot harder without the wall.
     
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    SteveX Nobody F*cks Wit Da Jesus

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    Dr. Robert Goldman, World Record 321 Consecutive Handstand Pushups.
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    wow. i'm humbled

    i must do better, between chairs with no wall is the only option for me now. Now a one hand handstand pushup on a chair would be just downright freaky ( it will be mine )
     
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    I did 5 pull ups today...last week I could only do 2. Why the sudden increase?
     
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    krellik Gimli son of Cisco

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    Dr. Robert Goldman is my new hero! What a beast!
     
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    All these people are beastly beasts indeed!!!

    I am quite humbled by their superior might and bravado!!!
     
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    Adaptation of your nervous system, most likely.
     
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    Oh, uhhhh, nevermind. haha I do them up against a wall ... so I guess I'm not a stud. :redface: I'd really like to try doing them without the wall, but I don't really know how to walk on my hands, or even stand on my hands without a wall, for that matter ... I guess I should practice that.
     
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    Diligent, I was thinking the same thing. Without a wall I am down to doing NONE, waaaaa, waaaaa, I i'll never be able to beat them now.
     
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    Does being able to walk on yer hands require a lot of strength, or is it more technique, or both??? I've tried walking on my hands a couple of times and got to like 4 or 5 steps and then ... aaaaaaaagghhhhh *thud*. I fall on my back. haha
     
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    I think it is some of both. I know it requires quite a bit of core strength.
     
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    lol i can see it now.

    Want more strength? Walk on your hands for a few days!
     

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