Tag Archives: 20000 pullups

20,000 pullups – first day off

I decided yesterday to give myself (already tired from a long week) and my shoulder a bit more of a break, as I’m ahead of my target. In other news, I’ve just realised I still haven’t called the Cardiac Care Unit. Bummer.

20,000 pullups – shoulder update

Over the last few days, my right shoulder has been feeling a bit dodgy. I don’t want to stop or cut back the pullups too much yet, but I did think a bit of rest could help. Yesterday, I did all my pullups before breakfast, and today I waited until late evening, giving myself about… Read More »

Stupid Shoulder

For the last couple of days, my right shoulder has been grumbling. I think it’s from doing the Pullups “fully-extended” so I’ve been taking care on form and keeping the sets small; something helped by the fact that they’re really hard! I’ll have to read up on correct form and shoulder anatomy. “Rotation Cuff” seems… Read More »

20,000 pullups – update

As you will see from the graph on my original post I’ve been doing pretty well with the pullups. Possibly a little too well. After it was apparent that I could do more than I need to to match my current daily targets, I focussed more on quality. Ouch. The bar is at such a… Read More »

20,000 pullups in 2011

Carl and @PabloCheesecake are two fat blokes who have set themselves the target of doing 20,000 situps (each) by the end of the year. M. Cheesecake set himself the target of cycling 500 miles in 2010 and achieved it, and by some fat-gentleman’s agreement they have set themselves a situp target. To help motivate and… Read More »