Definition of bodybuilding
: the developing of the body through exercise and diet; specifically : the developing of the physique for competitive exhibition
Examples of bodybuilding in a Sentence
She's been doing competitive bodybuilding for a few years now.
Recent Examples of bodybuilding from the Web
In the early 1950s, Renslow opened his first business, a bodybuilding gym called Triumph Gym, Ehemann said.
Schwarzenegger briefly returned to bodybuilding, winning the 1980 Mr. Olympia title.
Four years ago, Mr. Langford, 51, realized shift meals were sabotaging his childhood dream of bodybuilding.
Muscle and Fitness magazine once chronicled his daily diet at the height of his bodybuilding regimen: more than 5,000 calories spread over seven meals, including a dozen eggs, a lot of cod and a steak.
Tim Ferriss, promoter of the four-hour workweek, now has a four-week bodybuilding plan.
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Definition of bodybuilding for English Language Learners
: the activity of doing exercises (such as lifting weights) to make the muscles of your body larger and stronger
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