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strength

(strength),
1. The quality of being strong or powerful.
2. The degree of intensity.
3. The property of materials by which they endure the application of force without yielding or breaking.

strength

Neurology The amount of force that a person can exert. See Back extensor strength, Ego strength, Hand grip strength Psychology The ability to withstand mental stress.

strength

(strengkth)
1. Ability to exert force against resistance.
2. The degree of intensity.
3. The property of materials by which they endure the application of force without yielding or breaking.

strength

(strengkth)
1. The quality of being powerful.
2. Degree of intensity.
3. The property of materials by which they endure the application of force without yielding.

Patient discussion about strength

Q. How can one with fibromyalgia build muscle strength? What is the best way to build muscle (core and upper body, especially) when one has fibromyalgia and suffers from 24 to 48 hours of severe spasm and pain in the shoulders and neck whenever any lifting (with arms or of the upper torso against gravity) is done?

A. i found this site VERY useful:
http://ncpad.org/disability/fact_sheet.php?sheet=191
good luck!

Q. Is strength training safe for children? Hi friends, this is my 4th question in this community. Here is my next one: I've always heard that resistance training will ''stunt a child's growth.'' Now, I hear it may be advisable for children to strength train. Is strength training safe for children?

A. well said above. i share the same sentiments.

Q. hey there ... what vitamins should i take and are recommended for the winter time ... to strength my health

A. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offers some excellent methods to strengthen your immune system to ward off potential colds.

The most commonly used formula is call Yu Ping Feng Wan (Jade Screen Pill), and it available over-the-counter at most Chinese herb shops and through an Acupuncturist or Chinese herbalist.

You can read more about using traditional Chinese medicine for common colds in this article:
http://www.altmd.com/Articles/TCM-for-Common-Colds

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References in classic literature ?
Inside the mouth of the river, after the sand-bar had combed the strength of the breakers, he built a big fish-trap.
He said it was true that we grew strong by adding our strength together.
"Yet Split-Nose said no; that he did not want to go back, but ahead; that they grew strong only as they added their strength together; and that, if the Fish-Eaters would add their strength to the Meat-Eaters, there would be no more fighting and no more watchers and no more guards, and that, with all men working, there would be so much food that each man would have to work not more than two hours a day.
"And the tribe went on losing strength. The children were weak and sickly.
With his remaining strength he turned himself over on his back to see Ska wheel quickly upward.
The few mouthfuls of Ska that he had eaten, together with the blood and rain water and the sleep had refreshed him greatly and put new strength into his tired muscles.
And there he slept, after eating again of what remained of Ska, until the morning sun awakened him with a new sense of strength and well-being.
Each moment of the clinch his strength was coming back to him, his brain was clearing, the cobwebs were disappearing from before his eyes.
It took all his strength to split those clinging bodies, and no sooner had he split them than Joe fell unharmed into another embrace and the work had to be done all over again.
For Spirits when they please Can either Sex assume, or both; so soft And uncompounded is their Essence pure, Not ti'd or manacl'd with joynt or limb, Nor founded on the brittle strength of bones, Like cumbrous flesh; but in what shape they choose Dilated or condens't, bright or obscure, Can execute their aerie purposes, And works of love or enmity fulfill.
But he who reigns Monarch in Heav'n, till then as one secure Sat on his Throne, upheld by old repute, Consent or custome, and his Regal State Put forth at full, but still his strength conceal'd, Which tempted our attempt, and wrought our fall.
And here let those Who boast in mortal things, and wondring tell Of BABEL, and the works of MEMPHIAN Kings, Learn how thir greatest Monuments of Fame, And Strength and Art are easily outdone By Spirits reprobate, and in an hour What in an age they with incessant toyle And hands innumerable scarce perform Nigh on the Plain in many cells prepar'd, That underneath had veins of liquid fire Sluc'd from the Lake, a second multitude With wondrous Art founded the massie Ore, Severing each kinde, and scum'd the Bullion dross: A third as soon had form'd within the ground A various mould, and from the boyling cells By strange conveyance fill'd each hollow nook, As in an Organ from one blast of wind To many a row of Pipes the sound-board breaths.