How many of us have set a goal to get to 500 hindu squats and 250 hindu push-ups only to fall short? I decided to try to reach that goal, about a week and a half ago. One’s eyes should be fixed on a point about four meters forward on the ground, so that one’s head will be stationary and balanced. Average wrestlers often do as many as one thousand. In fact, the Great Gama, a legendary wrestler who was undefeated in over 5,000 matches, was said to have performed over 4,000 Hindu squats each day. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. I’m in awe. While squatting down one should jump slightly forward onto the balls of one’s feet while lifting the heels clear off the floor. 45 One starts a bethak from a standing position with feet set at forty-five degree angles and heels about fifteen to twenty centimeters apart. Change ), The Political Realist: post-modern Hobbesian views, Obama swings and misses big-time on top CIA pick. 50 push-ups I decided to try to reach that goal, about a week and a half ago. I wrote an article about him and I would like to publish it before he leaves the Office, but I do not know how to do it. Viola! 500 in 17 minutes definitely counts in my book (assuming good form as John mentioned--at least thighs to parallel if not a little below, with an upright posture). That calculus class in high school actually had some sort of real world value after all...! Did you do sets? Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. It was a pleasant surprise to see that you´d posted on here! I did 500 hindu squats. He did spend a [very] short tour in the army, so maybe there is some PT left in him. 10 I did 15 in 500 minutes,…wait I mean I took 510 minutes to make sure I had enough time. The author of Combat Conditioning, Matt Furey, says that when you can do 500 Hindu Squats, you’re on your way to greatness. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Then I read many of your blogs and I like all of them. 10. The author of Combat Conditioning, Matt Furey, says that when you can do 500 Hindu Squats, you're on your way to greatness. It took 17 minutes total. 80 15 500 in 17 minutes definitely counts in my book (assuming good form as John mentioned--at least thighs to parallel if not a little below, with an upright posture). He’s also smart, charismatic, and Italian! I did the extra ten just in case… This how your sets for squats should proceed: 100 squats 90 80 70 60 40 (this is our jump, just to keep us at 500 total squats) 30 20 10. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. This is an exercise that is centuries old, used by Indian wrestlers to build strength, endurance and toughness. (Iraq war from…, and Democrats and .. ) 30 70 Of course, nothing works like persistance and interesting ideas. Thank you for posting such a nice article about me. 40 PS: Mike R. please send your email addr. Viola! 40 (this is our jump, just to keep us at 500 total squats) Hey, could John Baldacci be Secretary of Defense? I am not sure what the big deal is. 60 Anyone else attempting this should be warned: Start with a low number, and slowly build up over a period of weeks. Does this count as a legit 500?l. OK, maybe twelve! After 30 my legs start to kill. The Hindu squat is a bodyweight exercise that doesn’t require any equipment or machinery. Well, I seem to have misplaced my comment. I've applied this same formula to pull-ups with similar success.