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    Quote Originally Posted by VNV View Post
    It's not a problem for Chuck Norris.
    That is right only he can do it.

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    Yeah 50 pushups at once

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    Quote Originally Posted by wal View Post
    It is just physics. The mass of the earth is 5.98 x 10 to the 24 power Kg and when you do pushups you are not pushing up as such but pushing away the mass of the earth. Where as a benchpress you may press say 50Kgs therefore you are pushing away from the the mass of the earth only 50Kgs. F=mxa Force = mass x acceleration (9.8) therefore 50kg x 9.8 = 490 Newtons. If you use the same equation for a pushup against the mass of the earth 5.98 x to the 24th power Kg x 9.8, well that is a heaps of Newtons, so the bench press is easier. Ha!
    This is precisely why I place my arms at an angle while doing pushups. Only a few "insiders" know that, at the right angle, you can cut the weight of the earth in half.

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