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bodybuilding

(bŏd′ē-bĭl′dĭng)
n.
The process of developing the musculature of the body through specific types of diet and physical exercise, such as weightlifting, especially for competitive exhibition.

bod′y·build′er n.

bodybuilding

(bod′ē-bild″ing)
The use of resistance training and weight training along with nutritional and/or pharmacological methods to increase muscle size in an effort to alter physical appearance.
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"The first programme is guaranteed to get temperatures rising as we go out and meet some of Northern Ireland's top body builders including Zelda Latimer - competing for Miss Fitness - Lisa Mann, current Miss Fitness Northern Ireland and body builders Marty Spence, Liam Stewart and Packie Sweeney.
He was taken on by a professional agency, the National Association of Body Builders, and gained sponsorship from Mizuno.
"When most people go to the gym they work the whole of the body, a body builder will train a particular area, it's the only way to build the muscle.
BADIN, February 26, 2011 (Frontier Star): Body builder Muhammad Shafiq was found dead in his room under mysterious circumstances here on Friday.
The 20 stone body builder, of Toxteth, Liverpool, claimed the acts were not sexual but Judge William George disagreed.
The court has heard they pinned 30-year-old body builder Hywel Hughes down on the street outside the club crushing him so he could not breathe.
Mr Yates, a 37-year-old professional body builder, said: "He was like a second son to us and my son Lewis feels like he has lost a brother.
Ishrat ul Ebad Khan here on Wednesday announced permanent job and residential facility for Abdul Maalik, a local body builder who clinched gold medal for the country during the recently held global contest at Miami, USA.
Khagendra Thapa Magar, 17, who is set to take over the world's shortest adult male title in October this year if he does not grow any taller, was two inches smaller than body builder Tiny Iron's biceps, which spanned 24 inches, the Daily Mail reported.
The 22-year-old has been a professional body builder for three years - originally taking up the pursuit in his last year of school to avoid mixing with the wrong crowd and get to grips with self discipline.
A BODY builder caught with a kilo of amphetamine told police he needed it as a slimming aid, a court heard yesterday.