Why I Did 56 Push-Ups at My Age

A few weeks ago I did 40 push-ups in a row for the first time. Then I saw a study that spurred me on.

Robert Roy Britt
Mar 6, 2019 · 4 min read
This is not me. It’s U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. George Camden doing push-ups during training. No doubt he can do a lot more push-ups than I can. But he’s a lot younger. And a Marine. Photo: U.S. Marines

I’m 56. Today, I did 56 push-ups, all in one go. It wasn’t just a stunt. Here’s why I did it;