physical exercise

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Noun1.physical exercise - the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fitphysical exercise - the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit; "the doctor recommended regular exercise"; "he did some exercising"; "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"
cardiopulmonary exercise - exercise intended to strengthen the circulatory system
gymnastic exercise - (gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)
kick up - raising the feet backward with the hands on the ground; a first movement in doing a handstand
elbow grease, exertion, effort, travail, sweat - use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
exercise set, set - several exercises intended to be done in series; "he did four sets of the incline bench press"
anaerobic exercise, bodybuilding, muscle building, musclebuilding - exercise that builds muscles through tension
calisthenics, callisthenics - light exercises designed to promote general fitness; "several different calisthenics were illustrated in the video"
isometric exercise, isometrics - muscle-building exercises (or a system of musclebuilding exercises) involving muscular contractions against resistance without movement (the muscles contracts but the length of the muscle does not change)
isotonic exercise - exercise in which opposing muscles contract and there is controlled movement (tension is constant while the lengths of the muscles change); "the classic isotonic exercise is lifting free weights"
Kegel exercises, pubococcygeus exercises - exercises for women designed to improve the ability to hold urine
stretching, stretch - exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
arm exercise - exercise designed to strengthen the arm muscles
back exercise - exercise designed to strengthen the back muscles
leg exercise - exercise designed to strengthen the leg muscles
neck exercise - exercise designed to strengthen the neck muscles
stomach exercise, tummy crunch - an exercise designed to strengthen the abdominal muscles
yoga - a system of exercises practiced as part of the Hindu discipline to promote control of the body and mind
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I also learnt history, and was instructed in poetry, versification, geography, chronology, and in all the outdoor exercises in which every prince should excel.
Jane, the first to follow her, was anxious as to the strength of the ice; but when reassured, she acquitted herself admirably, for she was proficient in outdoor exercises, and had the satisfaction of laughing in the field at those who laughed at her in the study.
Another good health article will hopefully start phones ringing in parks departments across the country; they should once you read about the awesome accessible outdoor exercise equipment available from Greenfields Outdoor Fitness in Outdoor Fitness (p.
These sensitive groups should avoid outdoor exercise and minimize exposure to outdoor pollution as much as possible.
Outdoor exercise can be particularly beneficial and research suggests it can be as effective as antidepressants.
Healthy Connections has a designated walking trail with multiple outdoor exercise stations for patients and employees to use.
The park also features large gymnasiums, including one for women, in addition to outdoor exercise equipment, sports and open-air playgrounds, an open theatre for 850 spectators, as well as tracks for bicycle, horse and camel, water areas, and other recreational and service facilities.
The park also features large gymnasiums, including one for women, in addition to outdoor exercise equipment, sports and open-air playgrounds, an 850-seat open theatre, as well as tracks for bicycle, horse and camel, water areas, and other recreational and service facilities.
Other aminities include a jogging track, a cycling track, sports courts, outdoor exercise stations, water features and water play areas.
Take smaller portions and look for ways to bring your outdoor exercise routine indoors for the winter, and consider a health club membership; some health clubs offer three-month trial memberships.
The improvements by Coventry City Council will also see: new outdoor exercise equipment such as a spinning cycle, stepper and leg press; footpath resurfacing through the park and additional benches; demolition of the toilet block at the White Street entrance and the creation of a new attractive entrance in its place; the widening of the island in Swanswell Pool and a new birdhouse.
A home treadmill is a great alternative to outdoor exercise in bad weather, and it's just very convenient," says Mike Crawford, manager of Cleveland Clinics Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.

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