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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

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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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The word and maths game genius sprinted, squatted and did sit-ups and press-ups.
SHARJAH -- Pakistan team captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Saturday defended the celebratory press-ups his players do after high-profile successes, despite government criticism back home.
ABU DHABI -- Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Saturday defended the celebratory press-ups his players do after high-profile successes, despite criticism by some Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmakers back home.
While physical movement was a healthy activity, "it would have been better if the players offered nawafil (special prayers) instead of doing press-ups on the victory", said another PML-N lawmaker, Chaudhary Nazeer Ahmad.
So the club called up 120 of its players and coaches to do the 22 press-ups together to raise awareness and money for the Combat Stress charity.
Grant, who is a park manager at British Military Fitness, started the challenge doing the press-ups in his living room but over the next 17 days got creative by going outside.
I do anything I can to avoid attempting press-ups, the same can be said about watching cricket.
We don't need to see a batsman produce 10 press-ups or squat thrusts every time one of them reaches three figures.
Much of the focus has been on England's struggles against spin at Lord's but the more serious issue arising from the match is surely Pakistan's proclivity for press-ups.
Misbah celebrated his landmark by dropping to the Lord's turf and doing press-ups.
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