weightlift


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Noun1.weightlift - bodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weightsweightlift - bodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weights
anaerobic exercise, bodybuilding, muscle building, musclebuilding - exercise that builds muscles through tension
jerk - raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms
bench press - a weightlift in which you lie on your back on a bench and press weights upward
clean, clean and jerk - a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
military press, press - a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead
snatch - a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion
Verb1.weightlift - lift weightsweightlift - lift weights; "This guy can press 300 pounds"
exercise, work out - do physical exercise; "She works out in the gym every day"
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Next year, Dickinson plans to attend the University of Pittsburgh and even though she doesn't plan to play college sports, she said she will continue to weightlift through clubs.
The BDS is a nine-item measure on which participants rate their dependency to weightlift on a seven-point Likert scale with 1 representing "Strongly Disagree" and 7 representing "Strongly Agree." This scale consists of items assessing the individual's need to exert control over his training schedule (e.g., "I often weight train when I have a cold or flu"), the individual's compulsion to weightlift (e.g., "I feel guilty if I miss a weight training workout"), and the individual's need to be in the weightlifting environment (e.g., "bodybuilding has totally changed my lifestyle").
The results further show that all three functions of imagery predict dependency to weightlift over and above that predicted by time spent weightlifting.