weightlifting

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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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We see fit people walking around lifting weights in the gym, while we aimlessly sweat it out on the treadmill looking the same month after month.
Your warm-up session before lifting weights should include stretching exercises, calisthenics and jogging.
Myth No 2: Lifting weights will make me lose flexibility
I don't like medicines and there's no way I was going to starve myself, so I threw myself into lifting weights.
A regular exercise routine that includes lifting weights can even help fight health threats like osteoporosis and heart disease.
In 1979 I began furiously lifting weights and therefore stripped off the feminizing froufrou of my former getups to show off my hard-earned gains.
Even smart people do stupid things when it comes to lifting weights - all caution is thrown to the wind.
London, Jan 30 ( ANI ): An Indian woman has been named the Iron Queen after she set a record for lifting weights with her hair and ears.
Not so long ago, lifting weights conjured up images of Arnold Schwarzenegget in his bodybuilding heyday; it certainly wasn't an activity encouraged for someone at risk for a heart attack.
Friday's game was cancelled after the death of a Salesian player who went into convulsions while lifting weights in the school gym.
They provide fast, consistent energy for the body and allow you to continue lifting weights longer.