Some lizards do it to impress mates, others do it to frighten away lizards encroaching on their territory, and others do it to scare off predators.
The “pushup” display you’re referring to is a form of communication. I’ve seen iguanas do it to their owners then they’re feeling especially annoyed. I know anoles do it as an aggression display. Sagebrush lizards apparently do it as part of courting behavior. The specifics of the behavior and it’s message varies by species, but it’s safe to assume it’s for communication purposes — not exercise.
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