isometrics


iso·met·rics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˌī-sə-ˈme-triks\

: exercises in which muscles are made stronger by pushing against other muscles or against something that does not move

Full Definition of ISOMETRICS

:  exercise or a system of exercises in which opposing muscles are so contracted that there is little shortening but a great increase in tone of muscle fibers involved

First Known Use of ISOMETRICS

1962

iso·met·rics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˌī-sə-ˈme-triks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ISOMETRICS

: isometric exercise or an isometric system of exercises

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