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The Push-Up Test

A DIY Fitness Assessment

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I'm a 57 year old male and I did 61 in 50 seconds. I ran out of steam at the end so I guess I'll work on that. I split firewood with an 8 lb. axe all winter long so I guess it helps out. Report
I am over fifty I just did 33 military push ups - no knees! Yea me! Report
I'm a 34 year old female and did 38 on my toes. So by women's "standards" would that put me at 76? Report
This is great. My arm strength has always been lacking and I want to improve this. Now I can track it with everything else. :) Report
JLANGE3
I was wondering about the full (military style) push-up standards for women as well and found this website: http://www.apft-standards.com/pushup-femal
e.html (army) I think the numbers under the word 'points' are age brackets.

So how do we record full push ups on Spark? Maybe we can set our own goals? I am still learning how to use the website.

If not, someone on the web suggested that 5 knee push ups = one full. In my opinion it is definitely more than a 2 to 1 ratio which is also cited. Report
JLANGE3
I was wondering about the full (military style) push-up standards for women as well and found this website: http://www.apft-standards.com/pushup-femal
e.html (army) I think the numbers under the word 'points' are age brackets.

So how do we record full push ups on Spark? Maybe we can set our own goals? I am still learning how to use the website.

If not, someone on the web suggested that 5 knee push ups = one full. In my opinion it is definitely more than a 2 to 1 ratio which is also cited. Report
What is the goal for women full pushup? Report
Tested in the 50-59 age grouge, I timed myself and did about 10 which is average. I have something to work on Report
CAROKNITS
I worked on push-ups for 3 months, and managed to do zero proper ones at the end of it. Frustrating! Report
LACHATNOIR83
43 push ups...I didn't know I could do that many lol Report
I tested in the 50-59 age group as average doing only 24 counts of female position & 3 counts in the male position. I think that is wonderful still I think I should practice more pushups and increase my arm strength which I believe will firm and tighten that under arm shakie, flab. I will follow up with these pushups, according to chart/plan in 4 weeks. Report
Woman - age 51. 32 pushups in the "guy" position. Although it was extremely difficult to continue with a dog licking your face!! Report
SUZERSHOPPER
Family Contest: My hubby did 83 push-ups in one minute! Whoa! My bro did 36. I did 32. Sis did 14. Awesome! Report
I like this b/c I can keep track of my progress...AWESOME! I'm going to try this tomorrow morning. Report
32M 165lbs - 50 pushups in 1 min. Excellent! Report

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