weight training


Definition of weight training

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

Examples of weight training in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The advantages of body weight training cannot be understated. NOLA.com, "The Pillars Of Active Aging: Top Tips For Staying Fit In Mind, Body, And Lifestyle," 14 Oct. 2020 Many people don’t get the quality of joy that comes with weight training success/lifestyle. Anne Marie Chaker, WSJ, "Readers Share Their Fitness Transformations: ‘It Has Changed My Life’," 5 Oct. 2020 They're permitted 20 hours a week, including weight training. Adam Baum, The Enquirer, "'A very high ceiling.' Xavier begins preparations for the 2020-21 college basketball season," 17 Oct. 2020 Monday’s football activities included weight training, conditioning, mental performance training and meetings, Kelly said. Tyler James, The Indianapolis Star, "Notebook: Notre Dame passing game to get reinforcements at wide receiver," 6 Oct. 2020 Peterson’s workout regimen has historically included a mix of plyometrics, hill work, weight training, sprinting, swimming, boxing and martial arts. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, "Ageless Detroit Lions RB Adrian Peterson wants to play till 40 — and he might do it," 2 Oct. 2020 His aversion to bench-pressing since then is no problem for Kettler, who designed a plan around dumbbell work and body weight training. Shannon Russell, The Courier-Journal, "Home work: Louisville basketball's tailor-made strength training sets tone for preseason," 2 Oct. 2020 Our Neighborhoods Empowered, which operates the O.N.E. Fitness Center and is headed by Banner, provides programming for at-risk youth, including boxing, jujitsu, weight training, coding and graphic design. Rafael Guerrero, chicagotribune.com, "Saturday night face-off pits Kane sheriff against community advocate in charity boxing bout," 10 Sep. 2020 That followed a conditioning activity Monday and a weight training session Tuesday. Tyler James, The Indianapolis Star, "Notre Dame football tweaks COVID-19 protocols on its path to resuming season," 1 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of weight training

1955, in the meaning defined above

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23 Nov 2020

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“Weight training.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weight%20training. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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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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