Why I Did 56 Push-Ups at My Age

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;

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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Health & science writer. Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness. My new book, “Make Sleep Your Superpower,” is coming Nov. 1.