calisthenics

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calisthenics

 [kal″is-then´iks]
systematic exercise for attaining strength and gracefulness.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cal·is·then·ics

(kal'is-then'iks),
Systematic practice of various exercises with the object of preserving health and increasing physical strength.
[G. kalos, beautiful, + sthenos, strength]
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cal·is·then·ics

(kal'is-then'iks)
Systematic practice of various exercises with the object of preserving health and increasing physical strength and cardiovascular fitness.
[G. kalos, beautiful, + sthenos, strength]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

calisthenics

Physical exercises to build up muscles and improve the efficiency of the heart and lungs.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Calisthenics

Exercise involving free movement without the aid of equipment.
Mentioned in: Exercise
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