weight training noun
: the activity of lifting weights regularly to strengthen your muscles
: a system of conditioning involving lifting weights especially for strength and endurance
First Known Use of WEIGHT TRAINING
Rhymes with WEIGHT TRAINING
weight training noun (Concise Encyclopedia)
System of conditioning involving lifting weights, especially for strength and endurance. It may include the use of barbells and dumbbells, a Nautilus or similar machines, or a combination of these. Athletes use it to improve their performance, nonathletes use it for general conditioning or bodybuilding, and those recovering from an injury may use it as part of an overall rehabilitation program.
Learn More About WEIGHT TRAINING
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up weight training? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).