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weightlifting

a resistance form of exercise that involves the lifting of maximum heavy weights in a prescribed manner.
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Simsch et al, (2002) reported decrease in free T3 after resisting trainings [11], Also, Alen et al, (1993) reported significant reduction of T3, in understandings which are opposed to the present ones, during one week intense resisting trainings (2 daily working sessions) in professional weight lifters.
Training with the ten other resident weight lifters helps Steve.
a strength training consultant and fitness director of the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, Massachusetts, recommends weight lifters gradually wean themselves from their usual fitness regimens.
According to Joseph Bresse, vice president of retail sales and marketing, GNC's sports nutrition business (which targets weight lifters and the like) often gets highlighted because that's the category on which the company spends a large percentage of its advertising dollars.
Bosworth said he took an injectedsteroid known as Deca-Durabolin, a favorite among weight lifters.
Now Kyle is setting his sights on becoming an Olympic weight lifter and bringing a gold medal back to Britain.
We had heard rumours of a sprinter called Eddie Steaddigo, a cyclist called Mabumm Hurtz and a weight lifter called Oatchya Sodye.
SHORTLY after predicting a 17% increase in their council tax charge, Denbighshire County Council agreed to pay pounds 2, 300 for a professional weight lifter to advise bin men on how to lift rubbish
When Hirtz, a 56-year-old document verifier and lifelong weight lifter, initially approached juvenile justice officials, he was looking for potential Olympic-quality talent in the detention center in the hope of coaching a national champion or an Olympic medal winner.
As for basing Schwarzenegger's character solely on his behavior as a young weight lifter, I don't recall any sordid tabloid ink on him.
AMERICAN WEIGHT LIFTER CHERYL HAWORTH, 17, IS A STRONG CONTENDER FOR THE 2000 OLYMPIC GAMES
There's one thing weight lifter Cassie Clark won't do for her sport: She won't take steroids.