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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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.
The results further show that all three functions of imagery predict dependency to weightlift over and above that predicted by time spent weightlifting.