Gain possible mass just doing push-ups?

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  1. GTDProductions

    GTDProductions Aye

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    Whats good. Im new to this part of the forum as of today. But, since I moved to thailand. Ive been doing push-ups two sets a day.

    I used to do 60 + 60 in the morning and night time.

    the to 70,80,90, now I do 100 in the morning and night time. So 200 a day.
    Im only 150 lbs tho.

    But ive been at this for a long time, and just seen alittle form from it, and my chest sticcs out just a bit more. But I really want to add some mass to my body. I kno push-ups is on some Toning shit, but If I take a weight gainer can I get that mass and still do push-ups or am I going to have to lift free weights if I want to take a weight gainer?

    im not talking like i want to be 225 all muscle, just like 165-175
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  2. Ben Official

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    push ups not good for mass
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  3. GTDProductions

    GTDProductions Aye

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  4. Butfuklo

    Butfuklo New Member

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    Push ups is for cuts and endurance, not for raw strenght.
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  5. Conceited One

    Conceited One Please Say The Baby

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    Perhaps if you added weight to them.
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  6. DA-SMOOTHEST-TALKA

    DA-SMOOTHEST-TALKA The Silencer

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    I would have to second that!
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  7. Stackin$$$

    Stackin$$$ New Member

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    buy a back pack n put lots of books n it and put it on ur back, then do pushups
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  8. Gorilla Nasty

    Gorilla Nasty I'm lame TBH

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    Yes, you can gain mass by doing damn near anything. The only thing is you would have to keep doing more and more and finding difficult ways to tax the muscles. Weights kind of cover all of that. You would have to do things like elevate your feet and do a fair bit of pushups. Herschel Walker never lifted weights and only did body weight excercises. He was jacked but I hear he did ungodly amounts of things like pushups, sit-ups and dips. Like a few thousand each per day. So yeah, it can be done. You just need to be able to mess with enough of the variables.
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  9. xcetara

    xcetara New Member

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    so go head dude a few thousand a day and tell us the results
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  10. MasterB_RaD

    MasterB_RaD New Member

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    try doing push ups in a decline position ie feet on a chair
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  11. Steve Schade

    Steve Schade Bears>you

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    Hahaha
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  12. supacilious

    supacilious master of ceremonies

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    i actually stopped benchpressing for awhile and I am doing pushups with resistance...i have bands(flexbands) and heavy chains(20lbs each) that i can use for resistance...but weights on your back work...or putting small medicine balls(use the same size) under your hands increase it drastically as your stablizers are working hard to keep you from falling...doing it with your hands on dumbells close your body...theres alot of variety you can use to make it harder...

    i think once you get to 100 total reps in as many sets as you need to get there...you should move up to a new resistance level...
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  13. UnbrokeN

    UnbrokeN Well-Known Member

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    100 push ups in a row and your fit
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  14. Ben Official

    Ben Official Active Member

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    hes trying to gain mass. no push ups for him.
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  15. macmilimeterhyms

    macmilimeterhyms Product of the 80s

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    naa mean?? I do like 40 and pass out
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  16. Ben Official

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    lol, doesnt matter how many you can do, dont do them for mass gain.
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  17. LeKCheR

    LeKCheR Active Member

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    You HAVE to go heavy yes doing pushups for a long ass time while eating right will cut you up but you wont gain any mass.
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  18. UnbrokeN

    UnbrokeN Well-Known Member

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    i cant do more than 30 i na row either lol..i wish icould do 100..thats pure muscle endurance
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  19. grandagent

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    I've been doing 30 pushups every day for about a year and a half. I can't do anymore. I've been able to advance with my weights, but I still can't do any more pushups. Does anyone else have this problem?
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  20. Ben Official

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    thats actually kinda strange, a year and a half and no improvement? i could only do 30 like 5 years ago, but each week i would add 10, now i can go forever. its the same with most other guys i train with (that they add 5-10 each week) but sticking with 30 for that long is real weird. you absolutely cant add even like 1 or 2 as hard as it could be? if you can even add like 1 or 2 a week you should be improving, but i cant really think of any explanation of how you couldnt do anymore after that long. maybe try doing some similar things like reverse push ups, weighted push ups, stuff like that? not really sure.
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