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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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And to their surprise, pushup capability proved to be a better predictor, statistically, of future heart problems than the treadmill tests.Men who could complete at least 11 pushups had less risk of developing heart problems in the following decade than those who could complete fewer than 10, they found.
On your last rep, hold the lowest point of your pushup and do tiny pulses up and down with your arms for 10 to 15 seconds.
He asked Punjab Sports Board Director General to give him chance so that he could include his name in Guinness World Records by doing over 3000 pushups in an hour.
You might want to start the floor pushup with your knees bent (put a pillow or blanket under your knees for comfort, if needed) instead of with straight legs.
"The record for the knee strikes in one minute was previously 79 and was held by me only while the record for knuckle pushups was held by Bobby Natoli from USA with 58 reps," he said adding he broke the world records last week in Lahore.
Like the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Pushups for Paralysis' goal is to raise both funds and awareness through social media.
Then I participated in First Army PACES Championship in May 2012 held at Sialkot and secured first position in the whole army by doing 6638 pushups in four hours and 22950 sit-ups in 12 hours.
For the 10 world record of the day, most pushups will be made with finger tips.
After a short break Clarke went on to set the next record, completing 9,241 knuckle pushups in the next 24 hours.
Customers willing to donate a dollar or more to the cause pick a tab from a pot, which directs one of the barbers to do a certain number of pushups. The designated barber then has to put the scissors and combs aside, and drop down and do the strenuous exercise on the spot.
Wood and associates (17) established push-up test norms in university-age females and further supports the use of the pushup test.
After the first nine games this season, The Duck had done 2,420 pushups, an average of nearly 269 per game.