strength training


: activities that make muscles stronger
going to the gym for strength training

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Phoebe’s music shows up all over Peloton lately, including in walks, rides, runs, yoga, and strength training workouts. Korin Miller, Women's Health, 10 Mar. 2023 Fuel Up According to one study published in 2022 in Nutrients, there's insuffient research to support guidance on meal timing for strength training. Lindsey Murray, Health, 9 Mar. 2023 For instance, plans for people using weight-loss drugs would include an emphasis on strength training and consuming high-protein foods to preserve muscle mass, according to Gary Foster, WW’s chief scientific officer. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 7 Mar. 2023 Along with strength training with Hicks at PER4ORM, Flowers has also worked on route-running with his longtime footwork specialist in South Florida, Tevin Allen of GoldFeet Global. David Furones, Sun Sentinel, 4 Mar. 2023 Cardio, strength training and functional training equipment options include: Momentum and motorized treadmills. Kimi Robinson, The Arizona Republic, 3 Mar. 2023 Why trust Good Housekeeping? Stefani Sassos has been working in the fitness industry for the past 10 years, specializing in indoor cycling and strength training. Good Housekeeping, 2 Mar. 2023 Genesis clubs have added more squat and dumbbell racks to keep up with demand for strength training and downsized cardio areas. Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN, 28 Feb. 2023 These are such a dynamic shoe for all facets of what your workout may entail, but especially strength training. Men's Health, 25 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Strength training.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

Medical Definition

strength training

: a system of physical conditioning in which muscles are exercised by being worked against an opposing force (as by lifting weights) to increase strength
While everyone loses some muscle mass with age, a condition known as sarcopenia, it's possible to slow or even reverse that loss with regular strength training.Food & Fitness Advisor
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