chin up


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Synonyms for chin up

raise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar

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Our social worker who was assigned to us to help with everyday life living with children with cancer and leukaemia, put us in touch with different people who could help Emily and one was Chin Up.
Chief Executive TESCO Pervez Khankhail Swati was the chief guest on this occasion who formally inaugurated the first phase of the 3-phase trials including judging of fitness standard, (cone-drill, push-ups, standing jump, chin ups and 800m race.
WORKING OUT: Martin Aspinwall pumps iron while (top right) Josh Griffin struggles with chin ups as they bid to match the likes of Shaun Lunt and Keith Mason
Murray has put on several kilograms of muscle in the last six months with his masochistic regime of doing chin ups with weights round his waist but, when it comes to biceps, Nadal is the daddy.
I do a lot of chin ups with a 20-kilo weight attached to me," said the Scot.
They have to complete a six mile hike in "full battle rattle" (body armor with bullet proof plates and helmet) with a packed ALICE [All-purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment] pack weighing about 35-40 extra pounds, successfully complete the Marines Physical Fitness Test (3 mile run, chin ups, and curl ups), perform land navigation, complete a written and oral exam among a board of Marines covering everything from weapon capabilities, to the code of conduct, and MAGTF [Marine Air Ground Task Force] structure.
Upper body, core and abdominal exercises such as crunches, pull ups, chin ups, and rope climbing will all pay dividends.
Some suggestions are: dips, chin ups, push ups, feet-elevated push ups, overhead and bench press with dumbbells, back extension, lunges, 10-second hops on one leg, squats, step-ups, and crunches.
I pulled my hamstring this week so I wasn't able to do much running but we still did sit ups, chin ups, jumping jacks and all sorts of exercises.