from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An exercise for strengthening arm muscles performed by lying face down with the palms on the floor, and pushing the body up and down with the arms.
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- n. Alternative form of push-up.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an arm exercise performed lying face to the floor and pushing the body up and down with the arms
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“Do you see how a pushup is a full body challenge?” says McGill.
Wall push-up or regular pushup, which is harder: strengthens arms, shoulders, and chest.
Once the pushup was the most simple workout that needed the least amount of equipment, but now it's getting a little more complicated.
Really obvious examples of this are certain "pushup" ranges.
Bázan's record, which has been verified as the most ever by Guinness, is for a special kind of pushup done with only the hands on the ground.
Worse yet, quite a few were upside down because flooding the bottom of the market with demand in the subprime had skyrocketed prices through a 'pushup' effect.
Last Sunday, armed with nothing more than a webcam, a pushup bra, and two minutes fifty-two seconds of too much free time, UCLA student Alexandra Wallace committed professional suicide.
The same went for pantyhose and pushup bras, lip liner and eye shadow, highlights and manicures.
Examples of full body combination exercises include squat to shoulder press, pushup to row and pullup to knee raises.
PLANK POSE: Basically, hold yourself at the top of a pushup.
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