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Synonyms for press-up

an arm exercise performed lying face to the floor and pushing the body up and down with the arms

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The humble press up is an easy way to target the chest as well as the triceps and core
Aron Simpson from AP Fitness demonstrates how to do press ups, above, |and lunges, right
Easy press ups: Somehow the words easy and press ups don't quite go together, but there is an adapted version of press ups you can do every morning, while you are waiting for the kettle to boil, for the morning cuppa.
The gym instructor's routine included running from Coventry's Esporta gym in Abbey Road to his home in Witherley, Atherstone, and back before doing 1,000 press ups, star jumps and sit ups back at the gym.
They attempted to do a minimum of 1,000 sidekicks each and adults and Higher Grade children also attempted a minimum of 300 press ups and 300 sit ups at the St Thomas A Becket School in Wakefield.
There were loads of competitions like press ups and pulls ups and a chance for the lads to have a joke and it was a laugh.
The kun fu master from China on Monday got his name inside the Guinness world record book for completing 12 press ups on just one finger of his right hand, reports The Telegraph.
Upon approaching the reception area, the male member of staff was doing press ups on the counter.
His achievements include having done the most press ups in one year after doing 1,500,230, averaging 4,000 per day, and the most one arm press ups in five hours after achieving 8,794, using his right arm only, and the most one arm push ups in one hour using the left arm only when he managed 1,868.