I have in school a physical test (here it is called NATO test) that consists of max situps, pushups in 2 minutes for both and 2 mile run.
I haven’t tried pushups for max, but I think I can only do like 35-40 then the pecs are toasted and I wait for a minute until time is up.
I tried situps, I could do 50 in 1 minute. I’d like to get max points (100), but my abs are burning after that and I guess I can only do like 25 more.
I suck at running, but I don’t care about that. How should I work on the other 2 exercises?
I have tried situps to do 1s per rep and I could do about 35. At 40 reps it takes me 43 seconds and the time doesn’t get better. I do them at the end of my leg workout, maybe it takes some more seconds, but the abs shouldn’t be that fatigued.
I have heard that when training muscle endurance the strength suffers and goes down. That means I shouldn’t do 120 second sets of pushups?