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pull-up

(po͝ol′ŭp′)
n.

chin′-up`



n.
an act or instance of chinning a horizontal bar or the like.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.pull-up - a roadside cafe especially for lorry drivers
cafe, coffee bar, coffee shop, coffeehouse - a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.pull-up - an arm exercise performed by pulling yourself up on a horizontal bar until your chin is level with the barpull-up - an arm exercise performed by pulling yourself up on a horizontal bar until your chin is level with the bar
arm exercise - exercise designed to strengthen the arm muscles
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Position of the hands or manner of grip should not matter so long as you are able to do three clean pull-ups.
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Repeat at Then do the quickly for a Repeat at least Keep repeating pull-ups and pull-ups for Aim to do for about five three times a preferably 6-"A lot can be done and the key is to lift the pelvic muscles upwards and hold for a few seconds.
The circuit challenge comprises of four sets of exercises: burpees, squats, dumbbell presses and pull-ups (inclined pull-ups for women).
Last year he completed 26 rear pull-ups which was enough to grant him the title of the World Guinness Record holder.
By the time Honey was 10, she wore special absorbent pull-ups at night.
A GROUP of fitness fanatics put their bodies on the line as they completed more than 20,000 pull-ups in aid of charity.
Stu Vance and Chris Thomas will drive to the French capital and back in 24 hours, stopping at every service station and landmark on their journey to carry out 10 press-ups or 10 pull-ups each.
The youngster built his impressive physique with help of a technique called 'calisthenics', a form of work out that uses just the body's natural resistance through exercises like sit-ups, pull-ups and push-ups.
Shown here, Hopkins is using the the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device to perform this challenging workout -- five pull-ups, 10 push-ups and 15 air squats every minute for 30 minutes.