The push-up test is to measure upper body strength and upper body endurance. This test measures how many push ups you can do in one minute. You must go far enough down that your chest touches a block or object at about a fists tall height. In order to ensure that you will do well on this test follow the training tips below. While doing the push-ups make sure that your arms bend to a 90 degree angle and your hips stay in line with your upper body.

Week 1 10 wall push-ups or from the knees 3x Do this 3 times in the week.
Week 2 15 push ups from knees or feet 3x Do this 4 times in the week.
Week 3 15 push ups from knees or feet 3x Do this 5 times in the week.
Week 4 20 push ups from feet 2x Do this 4 times a week.
Week 5 30 push ups from feet or knees in under a minute. Do this 3 times a week.
Week 6 30 or maximum amount of push ups from feet (for males) from knees (for females) in under a minute. Do this 3-4 times a week.

 

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