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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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Most people post videos of themselves doing the press-up challenge - a way of highlighting that 22 veterans a day take their own lives, due to post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) - at home.
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of press-up exercise on pain intensity and lumbar segmental extension in persons with Lumbar Dysfunction Syndrome.
To make it easier drop on to the front of your thighs for a half press-up, or easier still drop on to your knees to do a box press-up.
As previously described in the Gazette, Michael was doing up to 1,000 press-ups a day as he prepared to recreate the feat to coincide with his 40th birthday.
To make a full press-up with higher impact, add a twisting side support.
Killer I Die rap from Freedom Road To Undone One "Olly Murs did 41 press-ups on stage and Usher did 51.
DAVID Tame is showing he is all heart by challenging himself to do a million press-ups in a year for the British Heart Foundation.
Jim's press-up performance takes place at 6pm, at Springs Health and Leisure Club in South Shields.
Perform five normal press-ups ensuring you maintain the correct form.
START as you would for the normal press-up but position your hands further apart.
The 36-year-old will round off his colossal feats by attempting another back-of-hands press-up record in November.
The 36-year-old endur-ance king (below) shattered one of the hardest press-up records in Germany despite suffering from a fractured bone in his left hand.
He achieved his outstanding swansong during a press-up challenge before hundreds of people yesterday and was presented with a unique award.
The Atherstone action man, who is in the Guinness Book of Records for holding 99 stamina, speed and fitness records - the most in the world - aims to complete his swansong during a press-up marathon starting on March 1.
He also aims to do more than 3,667 normal press-ups in an hour and then set a new endurance press-up record by completing as many per day as possible.