pull-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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A GROUP of fitness fanatics put their bodies on the line as they completed more than 20,000 pull-ups in aid of charity.
While most people know what a traditional pull-up is, very few have ever heard of a kipping pull-up--kip for short.
Other resistance exercises that help students achieve their fitness goals are modified pull-ups, such as the Vermont pull-up or the Muscle Machine (Nelson et al.
In his book, he describes exercises that help you strengthen your upper body and arm muscles so that you can eventually do a pull-up.
PERSONAL trainer Harry Simpson is taking some of his own medicine by challenging himself to do 50 "ultra tough" pull-ups.
You'll be able to challenge the latest fitness standards in these exercises: curl-ups, the one mile run/walk, pull-ups, the V-sit reach, and the shuttle run.
Each year competitors attempt the eight-event Toughest Competitor Alive challenge that includes a 5K run, shot put, 100-meter dash, 100-yard swim, rope climb, bench press, pull-ups, and an obstacle course.
Pull-ups for boys and the flexed-arm hang for girls have been replaced by a modified pull-up for all: Lying on the floor, the student pulls his or her chest up to a low bar.
2--color in SIMI edition only) Melissa Dezubiria, 10, attempts a pull-up.
Additionally, Kimberly-Clark's baby care and family care products such as Huggies diapers and wipes, Kleenex tissues, and Pull-Ups training pants will be available for purchase in the Baby Care Centers and select retail areas throughout Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.
Kimberly-Clark's well-known global brands, including Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kleenex, and Cottonelle products, will be available for purchase in select merchandise locations throughout Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and on Disney Cruise Line ships and at the Baby Care Centers hosted by Huggies.
By the time Honey was 10, she wore special absorbent pull-ups at night.
Jamshid Turaev, the Uzbek-born athlete who holds the World Guinness Record in most rear pull-ups in one minute said may attempt to break another record in the near future.
Stu Vance and Chris Thomas will drive to the French capital and back in 24 hours, stopping at every service station and landmark on their journey to carry out 10 press-ups or 10 pull-ups each.
Ashraf entered his name in the world record of most pull-ups in 24 hours after breaking an American who created this record with 4030 pull-ups which Ashraf crossed just in 12 hours.