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pull-up

an exercise in which the body is raised up by the arms pulling on a horizontal bar fixed above the head
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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.
Make a slipknot around the top of the chin-up bar and be sure that it is firmly secured.
Roll-up two towels, drape them over the chin-up bar, and tape the ends together.
A third assessment, known as a pullup test, measures upper-body pulling strength by requiring players to do chin-ups with a stick in their laps and their legs at a 90-degree angle.
Los Angeles Times/TNS Robots do chin-ups, push-ups and sit-ups for the sake of science By Amina Khan A team of Japanese engineers has designed robots that can perform pushups, do crunches, stretch and even sweat while doing so.
The team of researchers from the University of Tokyo is developing robots capable of making human-like movements, including doing exercises like push-ups, crunches, neck stretches, chin-ups, calf stretching.
I used to wake up and do 10 to 15 chin-ups and many pushups, and I developed a rigid, muscular body," says Smith.
He said, "I've been practicing chin-ups so that on my birthday, I can do 80.