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pull-up

(po͝ol′ŭp′)
n.
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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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But, in that same year, being in the top quartile of the foot march was not a predictor at all of how a candidate would perform on the pull-up event as only 52.7 percent of the candidates in the top quartile of foot march completed more than the average number of pull-ups.
Members of the Evolution Fitness Academy, in Fletchamstead Highway, Coventry, took part in World Pull-up Day, which saw them taking on the challenge of testing out their strength and endurance for eight hours.
Jumper-selected resistors permit user configuration of I/O lines for pull-up (to +5 VDC), pull-down (to ground), or floating, depending on the application requirement.
Two years ago, Red Gilliland couldn't do one pull-up. He never lifted weights.
The kipping pull-up will aid you in all of these efforts.
Other resistance exercises that help students achieve their fitness goals are modified pull-ups, such as the Vermont pull-up or the Muscle Machine (Nelson et al.
You can judge your upper-body strength by trying the pull-up event.
Our pull-up event will help you judge your upper-body strength.
According to a 1985 study sponsored by the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, 40 percent of school-age boys under 12 and 70 percent of all school-age girls could do no more than one pull-up.
Hop on the assisted pull-up machines or use a resistance band to support full bodyweight pull-ups.