Updating military physical profiles

06-Dec-2019 14:33

Your fingers must be interlocked behind your head and the backs of your hands must touch the ground. On the command 'go,' begin raising your upper body forward to, or beyond, the vertical position.

On the command 'get set,' assume the front-leaning rest position by placing your hands where they are comfortable for you.

No other method of bracing or holding the feet is authorized.

The heel is the only part of your foot that must stay in contact with the ground.

If you fail to keep your body generally straight, to lower your whole body until your upper arms are at least parallel to the ground, or to extend your arms completely, that repetition will not count, and the scorer will repeat the number of the last correctly performed repetition.

If you fail to perform the first ten push-ups correctly, the scorer will tell you to go to your knees and will explain to you what your mistakes are.

On the command 'get set,' assume the front-leaning rest position by placing your hands where they are comfortable for you.

No other method of bracing or holding the feet is authorized.

The heel is the only part of your foot that must stay in contact with the ground.

If you fail to keep your body generally straight, to lower your whole body until your upper arms are at least parallel to the ground, or to extend your arms completely, that repetition will not count, and the scorer will repeat the number of the last correctly performed repetition.

If you fail to perform the first ten push-ups correctly, the scorer will tell you to go to your knees and will explain to you what your mistakes are.

Reservists not on active duty must take a "record" test once per calendar year.