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pull-up in Sport topic

pull-upˈpull-up noun [countable] British English  DSan exercise in which you use your arms to pull yourself up towards a bar above your head syn chin-up American English
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pull-upFor instance, it has eliminated the need for external resistors, by using active pull-ups on inputs and input-output pins.Traditional exercises like sit-ups, press-ups and pull-ups are great for strengthening the body, providing that you do them properly.He punched her on the head and made her do pull-ups against a door frame.These muscles draw the arms to the sides, therefore all rowing exercises, pull-ups or pull-downs are performed by them.The best exercises for developing width are wide grip pull-ups to the back of the neck and lat pull-downs.The sharp pull-up was exactly the right thing to do, experienced pilots say.