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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

Etymology: AS, strengou
the ability of a muscle or a person to produce or resist a physical force.

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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CALIFORNIA Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is a tower of strength while touring homes burned by wildfire yesterday.
Mark Creighton proved a tower of strength in Harriers' defence, blocking out goalbound efforts from D'Sane and Tim Sills.
They have been there for each other throughout their 37-year friendship, a tower of strength during Liz's heart operation and a shoulder to cry on when Kate had an ovarian cyst removed.
Both are warm, wonderful people who, when my mum died last year, were a tower of strength to me.
Lawrence and I have known each other since secondary school and he was a tower of strength when I came out.
After my mother's death, he had been a tower of strength and seemed to want to help my father get on with life," he said.
Yes he can be erratic and casual, shades of the watching Lorenzo, but the big man was a tower of strength.
The school and its staff have been a tower of strength to my daughters over the years.
A BRAVE little girl who has been described as a tower of strength was given a special surprise when she left hospital yesterday.
Sweeper Paul Lee was in top form for Whitnash while Ashley Walker was a tower of strength in defence.
I'm ambitious and, with the backing of Layla who's a tower of strength, I think we can take things to the next level.