Cadence Push-Up Test

The push-up test measures upper body strength and endurance. In this test, the maximum number of push-ups performed at a rate of one every three seconds is recorded. The following information describes the procedures as used for the FitnessGram Program, the President's Challenge Fitness Awards and the Connecticut Physical Fitness Test. There is also another push-up beep test though it is performed at a faster rate.push-up exercise fitness test


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