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Synonyms for pushup

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

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Speaking to SANA, Coach Isber Elias said that Skaty managed to complete 52 push-ups by the using his thumb and index finger only as he broke the Guinness World Record set by the Egyptian Mohammed Ali Zeinhom who completed 46 push-ups, adding that this achievement came after an arduous exercise in accordance with an intensive training program.
But what followed was the highlight of the day: he saluted the Pakistan flag flying above the Pavilion and performed a series of push-ups that left his teammates and fans equally amused.
Stuffing (1 ball) - 15 minutes cycling or 12 minutes of push-ups
Irfan who wore a rucksack packed with weights in his record attempt told reporter that he completed 22 correctly performed push-ups using just his thumbs during the attempt in Dera Ismail Khan.
Edcel Lagman said errant cops should be prosecuted instead of being subjected to doing push-ups or retraining.
It was after weighty deliberations on these questions that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) barred its players from doing push-ups on the field after they win matches.
Meanwhile, Transporter actor Jason Statham, 49, mocked Guy, 48, for missing out push-ups - and did some extra ones for him.
Thousands of people worldwide have taken on the 22 push-ups challenge to raise awareness of military veteran suicide - and it involves filming yourself doing 22 push-ups every day for 22 days.
In support of this message, and alongside the brigade's Mind Blue Light Programme which also tackles the stigma of mental health, firefighters will be taking part in the push-ups.
Defence scientist Greg Carstairs along with his colleagues have compared the usefulness of generic physical tests such as push-ups and sit-ups with a box lift and place, which is a task-related predictive test for soldiers in the Australian Army.
Joseph, who has vowed audiences with his physical prowess in multiple areas, has notched a new achievement, doing 82 push-ups in one minute.
Paddy then went onto set a new fitness strength record, completing the following exercises in 60 seconds: Five strict one-arm push-ups carrying a 50lb backpack in 20 seconds, four strict back-of-hand push-ups carrying a 50lb backpack in 20 seconds and 12 strict press-ups carrying a 50lb backpack in 20 seconds.
This makes push-ups easier and is a great way to get used to this type of exercise.
The second record was of 58 knuckle push-ups in one minute previously held by an American, Bobby Natoli.
Training For Warriors, a US fitness and personal development company, is attempting to set the record for most people doing push-ups around the world at the exact same time.