[ set-ing-uhp ]
/ ˈsɛt ɪŋˈʌp /
any of a set of exercises, as deep knee bends and push-ups, for improving one's posture, muscle tone, or limberness, or for reducing one's weight.
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Origin of setting-up exercise
First recorded in 1895–1900
Also called set-up.
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