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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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Weight lifting is about moving up, building muscle, burning calories, and losing fat.
Once that occurs, he is optimistic that a preparticipation echocardiographic exam will become standard before people take up weight lifting, especially if they have a family history of aortic disease.
Even so, weight lifting gives her a physical boost like nothing else.
Here are some suggestions on how to incorporate aerobic and weight lifting into your fitness regimen:
He's now the undisputed world king of power and weight lifting.
Women's weight lifting will be a medal sport for the first time this year, and, at 5 feet 9 inches, 300 pounds, Haworth will provide a riveting presence in the superheavyweight division with her size, agility, speed, balance, and strength.
The increased participation in weight lifting has sparked renewed interest in the much debated question of whether this activity is safe for children.
Ralph Farquharson, former World and European champion in weight lifting, stresses the point that a lifting gym is where you come to put physical pressure on yourself.
On your data table you'll want to include all the variables in your experiment - your independent variable (type of activity); all the levels, or variations, of your independent variable (resting, Rollerblading, weight lifting, an watching the World Series); and your dependent variable (heart rate).
While you may like the way your legs look due to weight lifting or long-distance running, a strenuous exercise program might result in legs that are aching, throbbing, or restless after the exercise period stops, cautions D.
He ranks fifth on the United States Weight Lifting Junior Squad and has won silver and bronze medals in national and international tournaments.