Fun Pyramid Set Math

Push Up PyramidsIf you’re doing work out sets with a pyramid, i.e. 1, 2, 3, 4, 3, 2, 1 , there is some really cool math to figure out your totals, or work backwards from a total to get your max count in the pyramid.

Pyramids are a great way to increase your max rep in a given set, for example in pushups, pullups, and situps. For example, with a maximum number of reps at 5, you can knock out a total count of 25.

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