weight training

noun

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

Examples of weight training in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of weight training was in 1955

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“Weight training.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weight%20training. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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