HyperDic: physical_exertion

English > 1 sense of the expression physical exertion:
NOUNactphysical exertion, exercise, exercising, physical exercise, workoutthe activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
English > physical exertion: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit.
Example "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"
Synonymsexercise, exercising, physical exercise, workout
NarrowerKegel exercises, pubococcygeus exercisesExercises for women designed to improve the ability to hold urine
arm exerciseExercise designed to strengthen the arm muscles
back exerciseExercise designed to strengthen the back muscles
bodybuilding, anaerobic exercise, muscle building, musclebuildingExercise that builds / builds muscles through tension
calisthenics, callisthenicslight / light exercises designed to promote general fitness
cardiopulmonary exerciseExercise 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)
isometrics, isometric exerciseMuscle-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 exerciseExercise in which opposing muscles contract and there is controlled movement (tension is constant while the lengths of the muscles change)
kick upRaising the feet backward with the hands on the ground
leg exerciseExercise designed to strengthen the leg muscles
neck exerciseExercise designed to strengthen the neck muscles
set, exercise setSeveral exercises intended to be done in series
stomach exercise, tummy crunchAn exercise designed to strengthen the abdominal muscles
stretch, stretchingExercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
yogaA system of exercises practiced as part of the Hindu discipline to promote control of the body and mind
Broadereffort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweatUse of physical or mental energy
Spanishejercicio, entrenamiento
Catalanentrenament, exercici físic, exercici

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