Why I care about my push-up a day habit

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I woke up at 11 PM last night in a panic. Barely awake, I got off the bed and on to the floor and did 10 push-ups. This wasn’t due to some half-fever dream. It was worse: I almost broke my push-up a day habit.

This was a weird thing that I started with a few of my friends. The idea was to simply do one push-up a day. Didn’t matter what time, didn’t matter if you did extra, the goal was simply to…