100 pressups a day in may.

i did this last year

plan to do it again this year
3318 ( that represents how many people died from suicide in Australia in 2019 ) pushups over 25 days during June
The number of pushups varies each day according to mental health statistics eg one day might be 150, which represents 15% of population on anti depressant medication, or something like that,
but the total all adds up to 3318 pushups
 
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mjdboor

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I love press up too, and 100 a day is doable and beneficial...watch your rotator cuffs though....buggered my left one through too many press ups (between 50 - 100 every other day)
 
This has been very tricky. Not in terms of the actual exercise, but fitting them in. My child laughed when I managed 8. But I can now do blocks of twelve. But even then, often find time has rushed by and I've only done sixty. More than anything, it just shows how the day can fill up with tasks so you can't even find time to look after yourself properly.
I’m doing the push up challenge ( posted above ) again this year.
An average of 130 / day ( some days over 200 ). I found it relatively easy to fit in blocks of 20 through the day. Do some before you get dressed in the morn. Do some while waiting for the kettle to boil or porridge to cook before breakfast. Do some at lunch. Do some before having a shower at night. Do some before going to bed . . .
If you find an amount you are comfortable with doing in one “block”, it’s amazing where & when you can slot them in.
Just remember, if you can’t do a full length push up on your toes, it is perfectly acceptable to do them on your knees, to build up strength & correct technique
 


Day 8 / June 8

209 men every month: Of the 3,318 push-ups this year, 2,502 of them represent men who died by suicide in Australia in 2019. That’s over 75% of the total, and is equal to about 209 men every month. Women experience mental health issues at higher rates than men, and report higher rates of suicidality. However, men are less likely to seek help for mental illness, and are 3x more likely to die by suicide.

Some spaces within our communities exist especially to support the mental health of the men in our lives, like the Men’s Shed. Men’s Sheds provide open workspaces where men can socialise, work, or help out their communities.

If you or a male you know needs to talk to someone about mental health, Mensline is a national service for men providing referrals, counselling and support. Call 1300 78 99 78 (24 hours a day).
 

Rejuvenating swards: Which option is best?

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Written by Brian McDonnell

Maintaining grass quality during mid-season grazing is important. Farmers can maintain quality by entering ideal grazing covers of 1,300 – 1,500kg DM/ha, and grazing down to a residual of 4cm every rotation.

If you are now in a situation where cows are not cleaning out paddocks as well as they should be, leading to the development of steamy grass within the sward, here are some options.

Common options for rejuvenating swards include:

  1. Take a silage cut, probably into bales, remove the material and start again with the aftermath...
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