I was able to do 39 modified push ups so my status was excellent for 40 year olds. Not bad for me. Now I need to be able to do full push ups on my feet. I guess that's a new goal for myself.
9/2/2008 10:39:34 PM
Ive been working out just about every day since May and I can only do 5 push ups! Hehe, that's a shame. Only 5. Well, I will comfort myself and believe that in May, I wouldnt have been able to do more than 2!
SERMAGRA- Of course that's true, but this is a standard fitness testing protocol. There are differences in the strength levels of men and women, and fitness tests like this allow for that. This is the most common way to test.
Women can do full push-ups!! And not all men can do full push-ups!! I don't think this article should delimit a person's ability to do certain types of push-ups based on their gender! Wow, I'm shocked!
i have always had trouble doing push-ups. my wrists would ache terribly. last year i got a pair of push-up bars from walmart. makes all the difference in the world. don't be sold by the hype of the high priced perfect push up sets. the ones i bought were less than $10 and work fine.
I thought this article was FABULOUS and was very impressed with the amount of info.
On a personal note, I have had surgery on wrist, and found that out last year as I was doing full push-ups every day. Now I am thinking even a modified push-up has merit and should try doing them. Thank you for SPARKING that thought.
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