weight training


Definition of weight training

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

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Pump Iron Experts say weight training is the best way to crank up your resting metabolic rate. Redbook, "23 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Increase Metabolism," 26 July 2017 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 Trends that may seem popular, like circuit weight training, core training, and sport-specific training, all fell out of the top 20 this year. Leah Prinzivalli, SELF, "The Top 10 Fitness Trends for 2019, According to Fitness Pros," 1 Nov. 2018 But some experts worry that strenuous exercise, such as intensive running, cycling or weight training, could tire or injure a pregnant woman and possibly rob her child of oxygen or nutrients. Gretchen Reynolds, The Seattle Times, "Vigorous exercise, even a trek up Everest, may be safe during pregnancy," 26 Oct. 2018 Rather, the experience is more akin to a dance party mixed with an affirmational yoga session, a brief weight training arm workout, and a sweaty bike ride, all wrapped up into 45 minutes. Grace Dickinson, Philly.com, "Which Philly-area spin studio classes are worth the hype and heavy price tag?," 29 May 2018 The combo of smarter eating with Weight Watchers, Pilates, walking and weight training took me from a size 22 to a size 8. Abigail L. Cuffey, Woman's Day, "Real Weight-Loss Stories: I Kept the Pounds Off," 4 Oct. 2010 But many physicians have shied away from recommending weight training to women with fragile bones, in part due to safety concerns. Laura Johannes, WSJ, "The Common Advice for Those With Thinning Bones Could Be All Wrong," 22 Apr. 2018 The new contraption allowed several people to work out simultaneously, bringing weight training into the mainstream. USA TODAY, "The biggest exercise fad the year you were born," 12 July 2018

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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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