Dangerous for youngsters to do press ups.

Apparently a “sports specialist” in a school thinks its dangerous for kids to do pressups.  But I’ve heard a lot of people wonder if they should let their little Johnny do any kind of strength training in case its damaging to a body that is not yet fully developed. And I reckon that is a … Read more Dangerous for youngsters to do press ups.

Pressups – Why I expect chest to the floor and why I don’t like box (ladies) pressups.

I’ve described how I coach pressups before (click here).  But every so often, I get asked why do I expect it done that way?  Why chest to the floor?  Why can’t they start off with easier versions like the box (ladies) pressup?  Basically, why am I being such a knob about things.  So here goes… … Read more Pressups – Why I expect chest to the floor and why I don’t like box (ladies) pressups.