Three years ago I challenged all my Marine Corps brothers to complete 240 pushups in honor of the Marine Corps 240th birthday. Well, today the Marine Corps turns 243, so it’s time to reissue the PT challenge, but this year I’m adding burpees into the challenge (you’re welcome). You can choose to do all your reps in a circuit fashion until complete (my preference) or break it up over a few hours. It’s on the honor system and up to you to complete all the reps.

  • 243 push-ups
  • 243 flutter kicks
  • 243 burpees

Get after it, Marines! Semper Fi and Happy Birthday.



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