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press-up

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(Gymnastics) an exercise in which the body is alternately raised from and lowered to the floor by the arms only, the trunk being kept straight with the toes and hands resting on the floor. Also called (US and Canadian): push-up

press-up

push-up
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Noun1.press-up - an arm exercise performed lying face to the floor and pushing the body up and down with the armspress-up - an arm exercise performed lying face to the floor and pushing the body up and down with the arms
arm exercise - exercise designed to strengthen the arm muscles
widegrip pushup - a pushup with the arms widely separated
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press-up

[ˈpresʌp] N (Brit) → flexión f

press-up

[ˈprɛsˌʌp] n (Brit) → flessione f sulle braccia

press-up

تـَمْرِينُ الضَّغْط klik armbøjning Liegestütz κάμψη και τάση των αγκώνων flexión punnerrus pompe sklek flessione 腕立て伏せ 팔굽혀펴기 opdrukoefening armheving pompka flexão de braço отжимание на руках armhävning การวิดพื้น şınav çekmek chống đẩy 俯卧撑
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THIS week the Daily Post will take a look at how to do one of the best well known exercises -the press up.
If a full press up is too hard, you can perform this exercise on your knees rather than your feet.
Start in the press up position with elbows tucked into sides.
Session Two Complete the following sequence three times aiming for maximum repetitions: 1 minute of press-ups 1 minute of alternate leg lunges 1 minute of sit-ups 1 minute of burpees 1 minute of rest Session Four Complete the following sequence four times as quickly as possible: Run, cycle or row for 3 minutes 1 minute of squats 1 minute plank hold/bridge - hold for 20 seconds x 3 1 minute of press ups Monitor progress by noting distances covered and number of repetitions.
Press Ups - For beginners start with your knees on the ground with your feet crossed and lower your arms in line with your shoulders.
Back then I was moderately fit and used to go to the gym but I had no idea if I could do all the press ups that were required
sent 2 at a time for sprints outside with the sled while the others stayed indoors attacking minute circuits including: sit ups, press ups, lunges, squats, the plank, step up's and shoulder press.
We did a drill where we played a game and had to man mark a player each and if your man scored you had to do 50 press ups after the session.