US Army PFT Male Pushup Standards
The Pushup event measures endurance of the chest, shoulder and triceps. When conducting a pushup
your body should form a straight line from shoulders to ankles.  A correct pushup is conducted by lowering
your entire body, as a single unit, until your upper arms are at least parallel to the ground. Then, return to
removing hands or feet from the ground, or excessive bending are not allowed.