Definitely not when TikTok launched, but definitely when it started gaining more popularity, a TikTok challenge was making the rounds where workout pairs had to do pushup and jump over each other to a remix of Maggie Lindemann’s track Pretty Girl. More of a plank challenge, it came about when the fitness industry go ahold of TikTok’s viral dance challenges and started making them their own.
Now, there are thousands of fitness users who dedicate their accounts to workout content, and a bunch of others who make it their mission to create new and fun challenges in the hopes they will be picked up by the masses.
Here, we pick out some of our favourites for you to try today.
The original pushup challenge, this one is a specifically choreographers routine so make sure you have a fit partner!
Age pushups challenge
@elispiritking, who is 23, challenged his followers to do a number of different styles of pushups alongside the track I Am Defiant by The Seige, that add up to their age.
Here is his personal challenge below:
5 x Original push ups
5 x Military push ups
6 x Diamond push ups
7 x Army hand release pushups
Friday strength session challenge
25 x Standard push ups
25 x Military push ups
10-15 x wide push ups
15 x clapping pushups
15 x Elevated standard
15 x modified planche
50 pushups in less than 40 seconds, with each 10 being different
10 x Standard push ups
10 x Military push ups
10 x diamond push ups
10 x wide push ups
10 x one-handed
Pushup to plank
Set to the sound of Holy Tony Workout by Reggie COUZ, this workout centres on getting lower into a pushup with the beat, pausing for a plank, and making your way back up.
This challenge involves pushing up as part of a game where a ball travels through a maze and can’t touch the edges.
A challenge that you do with other Tiktokers where you mimic what pushups the other user is doing to the beat of the music
This fast-paced routine follows a Hairstyle track and includes pushup variations, mountain climbers and a lot of leg movement