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push·up

or push-up  (po͝osh′ŭp′)
n.
An exercise for strengthening arm muscles performed by lying face down with the palms on the floor and pushing the body up and down with the arms.
adj.
Being a bra designed to press the breasts upward and toward the center of the chest.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pushup - an arm exercise performed lying face to the floor and pushing the body up and down with the armspushup - 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
Translations

pushup, push-up

n flexión f (de brazos), lagartija (esp. Mex)
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After a brief rest while feedback on pushup performance was provided, a similar approach was used to assess performance on the sit-up event.
Start by facing your partner while both of you are in the pushup position.
If you don't feel comfortable doing a pushup against a wall, place both hands slightly wider than shoulder width apart on a kitchen counter.
A LLANTRISANT man has decided to take the 22 pushup challenge further than most - by carrying on for 170 days until his 50th birthday.
Colm O'Callaghan, Giffnock, Glasgow REGARDING JM's comment in the Record about the 22 Pushup Challenge - it's to raise awareness of mental health issues suffered by combat veterans.
If they are unable to complete ten, participants are asked to donate an additional $1 for each incomplete pushup.
Start in a pushup position with your hands under your shoulders.
There is very little research to date that investigates the effects of a pushup using a suspension device (SPU) on electromyographic (EMG) activity of core musculature.
So, Gardner residents, it might be time you pop in for a little off the top, and a pushup.
Wood and associates (17) established push-up test norms in university-age females and further supports the use of the pushup test.
Wide Pushup: Do a standard pushup, but with your hands wider than shoulder- width apart.