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How to get to 50 push-ups without trying

Get to 50 Push-Ups Without Trying

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Pick a time in the morning after some action that is already a routine.

Pick a time in the morning after some action that is already a routine.

For the first week, do one push-up after the morning habit. NOT TWO. NOT THREE. ONE.

For the first week, do one push-up after the morning habit. NOT TWO. NOT THREE. ONE.

DO NOT TAKE A DAY OFF. Just don't. If you miss a morning, do it when you remember.

DO NOT TAKE A DAY OFF. Just don't. If you miss a morning, do it when you remember.

Celebrate your one push-up. Really ooze with satisfaction.

Celebrate your one push-up. Really ooze with satisfaction.

Next week, TWO. Get it? It's so easy! You'll never notice how hard it is. It's one more push-up per week. That isn't so hard! In a year, add one sit-up to your 50 push-ups. OMG.

Next week, TWO. Get it? It's so easy! You'll never notice how hard it is. It's one more push-up per week. That isn't so hard! In a year, add one sit-up to your 50 push-ups. OMG.

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