strength training

Definition of strength training

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

Word by Word Definitions

strengthplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being strong :  capacity for exertion or endurance

    :  power to resist force :  solidity, toughness

    :  power of resisting attack :  impregnability

trainingplay
  1. :  the act, process, or method of one that trains

    :  the skill, knowledge, or experience acquired by one that trains

    :  the state of being trained


Medical Dictionary

strength training

noun

Medical Definition of strength training

  1. :  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, May 2011


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