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Scrawny to Brawny Workout Question

I just got my Scrawny to Brawny book in the mail and I was looking over the training for phase IV and the exercises listed are as follows:

Workout A
Close Grip Incline Bench Press 3 x 4-5
Sternum Pullup 3 x 4-5

Reverse Pushups 3 x 4-5
Incline Dumbell Press 3 x 4-5

and then it goes on with workouts B and C.

My question is this..... Instead of doing, for example, reverse pushups, could you refer back to page 92 in the book and choose a different exercise from the same category to substitute for reverse pushups? Like doing Reverse Flys or Cable Rows instead of the Reverse Pushups?

Sorry if I posted this to the wrong forum..... I am a newbie. Thank You for your time. J.P


I think as long as you work the same muscles, then it wouldn't matter. Thats just my opinion.


I have S2B and I don't see why you could not do that either. Maybe give the reverse pushups a shot if you want and then maybe switch it up.

Good luck with S2B!



I <3 cable rows. done correctly of course.