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push-up

[′pu̇sh‚əp]
(engineering)
Concave bottom contour of a plastic container; allows an even bearing surface on the outer edge and prevents the container from rocking.
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The next morning (and 180 push-ups later), we hit the long road to Denver with penalty calisthenics at every piss stop and confused bystanders aplenty.
While I will not be collecting the funds myself, I do encourage people on the day to take a tally of how many push-ups performed in that minute and donate that amount to the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund website just like everyone-else will be doing around the world.
By completing 1,206 knuckle pushups in one hour and a total of 9,241 knuckle push-ups in the next 24 hours, Eva Clarke helped raise over $17,000 (Dh62,440) for the Maria Cristina Foundation, which helps underprivileged children in Bangladesh.
Since July, barbers Steve Landry, Scott Cordeiro, Ron Savoy and Tina Gemborys have done more than 30,000 push-ups in a fundraiser for playground renovations in Gardner.
The thing about push-ups is that on the one hand it is training for sport activities but at the same time it is also punishment in armies and prisons.
Still, the analysis raises the possibility of personal signatures in push-up styles.
Awadhi, an avid gym-goer who trains six days-a-week at the Elite Crystal Hotel in Juffair, impressed the certified Elite Group trainers as well as bodybuilding champion Sami Al Haddad with his strength and endurance after performing 86 push-ups.
Regular push-ups are fantastic for training the upper arms and chest and also have knock-on benefits for many other muscle groups.
Push-ups are excellent for working the arms, shoulders and chest as well as encouraging our core (tummy) muscles to `switch on'.
Skup goes on to say, "This, by the way, is not like 'Fight Club' because the first rule in the Push-up Revolution is: YOU HAVE TO TALK ABOUT PUSH-UPS.
I want to thank my wonderful friend who accepts a little bit of teasing about Michelle beating her in push-ups but I think she claims Michelle didn't go all the way down," the Daily Mail quoted him as saying.