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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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So while Japan may have led the world with the highest penetration for pull-ups, today India, an emerging market, is a market with 80% penetration for pull ups and the world's highest penetration for pull-ups.
The only event with more than 75 percent of the candidates in its top quartile above average in three events was the pull-up event, but less than 60 percent of the candidates in the top quartile of the pull-up event were above average in the foot march.
A GROUP of fitness fanatics put their bodies on the line as they completed more than 20,000 pull-ups in aid of charity.
Now, the 63-year-old can whip out five pull-ups, lift a 260-pound barbell off the ground and hold a "plank pose" - the upper position for a push-up - for 61/2 minutes.
While most people know what a traditional pull-up is, very few have ever heard of a kipping pull-up--kip for short.
Pushup scores for males increased by 18.6 repetitions, with pull-ups and dips also showing significant improvement.
V-Sit Reach (distance beyond heels) Age Boys Girls Six 31/2 inches 51/2 inches Seven 31/2 inches 5 inches Eight 3 inches 41/2 inches Nine 3 inches 51/2 inches Ten 4 inches 6 inches Shuttle Run Age Boys Girls Six 12.1 seconds 12.4 seconds Seven 11.5 seconds 12.1 seconds Eight 11.1 seconds 11.8 seconds Nine 10.9 seconds 11.1 seconds Ten 10.3 seconds 10.8 seconds Pull-Ups Curl-Ups (in one minute) Age Boys Girls Age Boys Girls Six 2 2 Six 33 32 Seven 4 2 Seven 36 34 Eight 5 2 Eight 40 38 Nine 5 2 Nine 41 39 Ten 6 3 Ten 45 40
You could earn the most coveted award if you match the standards in exercises like curl-ups, the shuttle run, the V-sit reach, the one-mile run, and pull-ups. This PRESIDENTIAL Award is earned by athletes in the country's top 15 percent.
Those who can do not just pull-ups, but back flips and double axles, must heed their bodies' warning signs to avoid irreversible damage, says Dyment.
Hop on the assisted pull-up machines or use a resistance band to support | LEVEL 3 - Take the challenge up a gear and try to use more dynamic equipment, such as Vipr squats, kettlebell swings and lunges.
The key format trend in Southeast Asia over the past decade has been the popularity of the pull-up pants diaper format.