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weight training

a type of resistance-training exercise using barbells, dumbbells, or machines to increase muscle strength. See also strength training.

weight training

A health-promoting exercise which is useful in any age group, especially  the elderly. Weight training increases muscle mass, walking speed, climbing ability and sense of well-being; it is believed to be beneficial in arthritis, cardiovascular disease, depression, type-2 diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis and in increasing gastrointestinal transit time.

weight training

A health-promoting exercise effective in any age group, particularly the elderly; WT ↑ muscle mass, walking speed, climbing ability, and sense of well-being; it may be beneficial for arthritis, cardiovascular disease, depression, type 2 DM, ↑ GI transit time, obesity, osteoporosis
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weight training

strength ('resistance') training using either free weights or those providing the loads in exercise machines. See also strength training.
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Between meetings, practice and time in the training room, weight room and academic center, student-athletes are expected to spend a great deal of their day in such a facility.
It definitely helped me get in the weight room more, trying to get stronger.
guy or a football coach, or, if they have the financial capabilities, hiring a full-time strength coach just to run the weight room.
Another half-dozen teenagers mill around the weight room, casting glances at themselves and one another in the mirror.
At day's end, we met in the weight room and tried out the treadmills.
Issuance and delivery of paper meal vouchers or chip card carrier for agents of the Town Hall, the CCAS and the weight room.
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What will get Arkansas better prepared for 2009 is additional time in the weight room.
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This has made it easier for coaches to "sell" their programs as the athletes come prepared to benefit from what the weight room has to offer.
I recommend doing these exercises in the weight room once or twice a week.