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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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For each successful pushup, they donate $2, $5 or $10 (or any amount) to Children of Fallen Patriots and then challenge three more people to do the same.
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.
So, Gardner residents, it might be time you pop in for a little off the top, and a pushup.
Wide Pushup: Do a standard pushup, but with your hands wider than shoulder- width apart.
Rotating handles on the Perfect Pushup allow beginner, intermediate, and advanced exercisers to work the chest, arm, shoulder, and back muscles while reducing strain on wrist, elbow and shoulder joints.
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Get into a pushup position and quickly bring each leg forward.
The unit can include a large laser for broad diameter containers and a pushup gauge to measure base pushup depth.
Those of us who can't do even one pushup in the standard, straight-knee mode can bend at the knees when pushing up with the arms.
8220;Having recently and successfully gone through the process of starting a startup himself, his perspective and the lessons he and the Pushup Social team have learned along the way should be extraordinarily valuable to our guests.
Contract your abs and slowly lean forward, gently falling into a pushup position.