Push-up definitions

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The definition of a push-up is an exercise done laying with face, palms and toes facing down, keeping legs and back straight, extending arms straight to push body up and back down again.

An example of a push-up is a great exercise that works the chest, shoulder and arm muscles.

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An exercise in which a person lying face down, with the hands under the shoulders, raises the torso and, often, the knees off the ground by pushing down with the palms: push-ups are usually done in a series by alternately straightening and bending the arms.
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Alternative form of push-up.
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(not comparable)
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An exercise done to improve upper body strength, performed by resting on one's toes and hands and pushing one's weight off the floor.
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