weight training


Definition of weight training

: a system of conditioning involving lifting weights especially for strength and endurance

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Missing the playoffs last year for the first time since 2004 prompted Aurora’s returning football players to begin their weight training for the 2019 season in early December. Matt Goul, cleveland.com, "Aurora in pursuit of playoff return: 2019 football camp tour," 24 Aug. 2019 The video highlights Kaepernick’s 5 a.m. workouts, consisting of rigorous weight training and other difficult exercises. Robyn Merrett, PEOPLE.com, "Colin Kaepernick Marks 3 Years Since He First Took a Knee in the Wake of JAY-Z's NFL Deal," 15 Aug. 2019 Not to mention Jefferson played last season without the benefit of any meaningful college-level weight training and conditioning. oregonlive.com, "Oregon State football, top 19 players for 2019: No. 2, Jermar Jefferson," 20 July 2019 The researchers ultimately found 33 experiments of weight training and depression that met their criteria. Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times, "Weight Training May Help to Ease or Prevent Depression," 6 June 2018 Second, eating protein after a workout is a must for speedy muscle recovery, particularly after weight training. SELF, "What to Eat Before and After a Workout, According to a Registered Dietitian," 7 Aug. 2019 The simplest way to improve your climbing doesn’t involve weight training, campusing, or hang boarding. Hayden Carpenter, Outside Online, "12 Yoga Poses for Climbers to Do Daily," 9 Aug. 2019 There’s now a connected fitness machine for weight training, rowing, cardio fitness, and boxing, each ranging between $1,500 to $3,000 for the equipment with a monthly $40 to $50 subscription fee to access content. Natt Garun, The Verge, "Equinox will start selling its own Peloton-like bikes and treadmills this winter," 7 Aug. 2019 There are now several Pelotons of rowing (Hydrow, Cityrow), a Peloton of weight training (Tonal), a Peloton of boxing (Rumble), and a Peloton of group cardio studio fitness (Mirror). Cheryl Wischhover, Vox, "Peloton’s $2,000 stationary bike has totally disrupted working out at home," 14 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of weight training

1955, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of weight training

: the activity of lifting weights regularly to strengthen your muscles

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