By Garret Heinrich

J.J. Watt claims his back is just fine to do push-ups. And when professional wrestler and movie superstar Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson calls you out to do push-ups to help raise awareness about veterans suicide prevention you take that challenge.

Watt does his pushups with ease and then gets up to challenge Olympic Gold Medalist and Houston native Simone Biles, Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Justin Timberlake.

Watt knew people would be worried about his back that has him out of Texans training camp and preseason games right now, so while doing the pushups he addressed that.

“Don’t worry my back is fine,” Watt said about three pushups in. He also included two hashtags about his back, “#PushUpsArePartOfMyRehab” and “#DoctorApproved” so that Texans fans, coaches don’t have to worry about him.

22 U.S. Veterans commit suicide every day. is looking to get 22 Million pushups to honor those who serve.


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