weight training

noun

Definition of weight training

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

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First Known Use of weight training

1955


WEIGHT TRAINING Defined for English Language Learners

weight training

noun

Definition of weight training for English Language Learners

  • : the activity of lifting weights regularly to strengthen your muscles


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