strength training


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

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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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