Rakhim, from Chechyna, performed a total of 3,202 consecutive press-ups
, hailed as a first by Russian records supremos.
But Grant Williams, from Garston, went on a press-up
adventure, filming himself at Liverpool Town Hall, the Liverpool ONE steps, in Tesco, and even at Ann Summers.
Lumbar segmental extension during a press-up
was measured using dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) prior to and following the intervention.
Michael, now 40, a health and safety officer from Coulby Newham, said it had started as he wanted to get fit in time for his birthday by doing 1,000 press-ups
FIREFIGHTERS joined Royal Marines and martial arts students in completing 100,000 press-ups
Upper body strength is very important for perfect press-ups
and, in particular, the arms and chest.
To achieve his aim David, 24, from Pontcanna, Cardiff, needs to do 2,735 press-ups
Jim Mulheron, from Whitburn, South Tyneside, will follow in steps only previously trodden by martial arts legend Bruce Lee when he attempts to complete 1,000 press-ups
within just one hour.
In March, Paddy aims to complete as many press-ups
as possible in 15 minutes using the back of his hands, before trying to further his own record of 131 consecutive competitive two-minute rounds in five hours during the martial arts Kumite Warlord Challenge.
He completed 425 press-ups
using the back of his hands in 30 minutes, smashing the record of 294 in the time.
Perform five normal press-ups
ensuring you maintain the correct form.
AGAIN, start as you would for the normal press-up
but position your hands much closer together until they are almost touching.