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Definition 1: the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit - [noun denoting act]

Samples where physical exercise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the doctor recommended regular exercise
  • he did some exercising
  • the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit

Synonyms for physical exercise in the sense of this definition

(physical exercise is a kind of ...) use of physical or mental energy; hard work

"he got an A for effort" "they managed only with great exertion"

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) exercise intended to strengthen the circulatory system

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) an exercise designed to strengthen the abdominal muscles

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) exercise designed to strengthen the neck muscles

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) exercise designed to strengthen the leg muscles

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) exercise designed to strengthen the back muscles

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) exercise designed to strengthen the arm muscles

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) exercises for women designed to improve the ability to hold urine

(... is a kind of physical 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"

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) 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)

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) light exercises designed to promote general fitness

"several different calisthenics were illustrated in the video"

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) exercise that builds muscles through tension

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) several exercises intended to be done in series

"he did four sets of the incline bench press"

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) raising the feet backward with the hands on the ground; a first movement in doing a handstand

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) (gymnastics) an exercise designed to develop and display strength and agility and balance (usually performed with or on some gymnastic apparatus)

(... is a kind of physical exercise ) a system of physical, breathing and meditation exercises practiced to promote control of the body and mind

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