chin-up


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an arm exercise performed by pulling yourself up on a horizontal bar until your chin is level with the bar

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Chin-ups (palms facing you)--as many good reps as possible--i.
After about the fifth take, you know, that's like 60 chin-ups already.
Push-ups, pull-ups, chin-ups, sit-ups, and dips are all excellent exercises for improving and maintaining strength.
By the end of their time together, Salzmann said Jolie could do 20 chin-ups and some 50 push-ups, all in perfect form, nice and slow.
This letter is to thank all those who support CHIN-UP and to tell readers that a celebratory beach race has been organised between Seahouses and Bamburgh on Sunday, October 23.
We ask our athletes to get at least 1-2 sets of 8-10 reps per set even if they have to climb the steps on our chin-up rack to the top position.
In first phase of general fitness test, candidates have to complete 800 meter running in three minutes, they have to clear cone drill of 44 metre in 10 seconds, 10 push-ups in 30 seconds, six feet standing long jump and six chin-ups.
The course is designed to emulate conditions in combat zones and tests students' ability to navigate on land, day or night; negotiate a 26-barrier obstacle course; endure a 12-mile road march carrying a rifle, a 47-pound rucksack and other combat gear; run five miles in 40 minutes, and be able to do 49 push-ups in two minutes, 59 sit-ups in two minutes and six chin-ups.
It's a very thin triangular muscle that's not used strenuously in daily activities but is important in many exercises such as pull-ups, chin-ups and swimming.
Davies was also locked her in bedroom and forced to complete a set of chin-ups every morning before she was allowed out.
Chin-ups are great for working the biceps and "People might think that 'monkey bars' simply work out the shoulders, but in fact you can work numerous muscle groups.
Rhodri likes to mix his training up as much as possible, doing something different each day, but his regime features plenty of muscle-work, from bench press to chin-ups.
During Eugster's latest competition, he managed 61 chin-ups, 57 dips, 50 push-ups, and 48 abdominal crunches, completing each of the exercise within 45 seconds, BBC News reported.
Some suggestions are: dips, chin-ups, push-ups, feet-elevated push-ups, overhead and bench press with dumbbells, back extensions, lunges, 10-second hops on one leg, squats, step-ups, and crunches.