World Best Push Ups Scores

A test of upper body strength endurance is the push-up test, which is commonly conducted over a one minute period. Read a description of a one-minute push-up test. As with many of these world best lists, it is difficult to confirm reports, and the actual technique is often not documented.

Most Pushups per Minute

Wikipedia lists the Croatian Krunoslav Budiselic as a Guinness World Record holder with 140 pushups in one minute. Glen Tenove claim to have theĀ Guinness World Record for the Most Push Ups in one Minute with 152. The website states that record claims up to 199 push-ups in one minute have been made, however they do not continue to publish these record claims because it became impossible to judge about the correctness of the technique of the exercises at this speed.

Most Non-Stop Pushups

The world record for the most number of non-stop push-ups is 10,507 by Minoru Yoshida of Japan, which was achieved in October 1980, breaking the record of 7,650 by Henry C. Marshal (USA) from 1977. Some time after this record, GuinnessĀ stopped recording non-stop push-up records (no rest periods allowed) and instead started recording most push-ups in 24 hours with as many rest periods as they wanted.

push-up testPush-Ups in an Hour

The Guinness Book of Records lists the most push-ups in one hour as 2,220 by Carlton Williams from Wales UK. The feat was achieved on 25 July 2015 in Margaret River, Western Australia. This broke his own previous record of 1,874 push-ups in an hour.

Here are some random push-ups in an hour achievements I have discovered online. The numbers vary considerably, suggesting that various techniques have been used.

Push-Ups in 24 Hours

Charles Servizio of the US achieved 46,001 push-ups in 24 hours on 24/25 April 1993 at Hesperia. He actually stopped at 21 hrs and 21 minutes, resulting in an average of 36 push-ups per minute. See video of his 24hr push-up record.


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