Definition of Exercise. Meaning of Exercise. Synonyms of Exercise
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Definition of Exercise
ExerciseExercise Ex"er*cise, n. [F. exercice, L. exercitium, from
exercere, exercitum, to drive on, keep, busy, prob. orig., to
thrust or drive out of the inclosure; ex out + arcere to shut
up, inclose. See Ark.]
1. The act of exercising; a setting in action or practicing;
employment in the proper mode of activity; exertion;
application; use; habitual activity; occupation, in
exercise of the important function confided by the
constitution to the legislature. --Jefferson.
O we will walk this world, Yoked in all exercise of
noble end. --Tennyson.
2. Exertion for the sake of training or improvement whether
physical, intellectual, or moral; practice to acquire
skill, knowledge, virtue, perfectness, grace, etc.
``Desire of knightly exercise.' --Spenser.
An exercise of the eyes and memory. --Locke.
3. Bodily exertion for the sake of keeping the organs and
functions in a healthy state; hygienic activity; as, to
take exercise on horseback.
The wise for cure on exercise depend. --Dryden.
4. The performance of an office, a ceremony, or a religious
Lewis refused even those of the church of England .
. . the public exercise of their religion.
To draw him from his holy exercise. --Shak.
5. That which is done for the sake of exercising, practicing,
training, or promoting skill, health, mental, improvement,
moral discipline, etc.; that which is assigned or
prescribed for such ends; hence, a disquisition; a lesson;
a task; as, military or naval exercises; musical
exercises; an exercise in composition.
The clumsy exercises of the European tourney.
He seems to have taken a degree, and performed
public exercises in Cambridge, in 1565. --Brydges.
6. That which gives practice; a trial; a test.
Patience is more oft the exercise Of saints, the
trial of their fortitude. --Milton.
Exercise bone (Med.), a deposit of bony matter in the soft
tissues, produced by pressure or exertion.
Meaning of Exercise from wikipedia
is any bodily activity
or maintains physical fitness
and overall health
and wellness. It is performed
hold, hover, or abdominal
bridge) is an isometric
core strength exercise
that involves maintaining
a position similar
to a push-up for the maximum...
- Aerobic exercise
as cardio) is physical exercise
of low to high intensity
that depends primarily
on the aerobic
thrust, is a full body exercise
used in strength training
and as an aerobic exercise
. The basic movement
in four steps...
is a form of physical exercise
, usually conducted
cl****es in gyms or specialty
studios. It is distinguished
from other group fitness
- Anaerobic exercise
is a physical exercise intense enough
to cause lactate
to form. It is used by athletes
in non-endurance sports
- Kegel exercise
, also known
as pelvic floor exercise
of repeatedly contracting
that form part of the pelvic
- The vacuum exercise
is an exercise which involves contracting
some internal abdominal
the transverse abdominal
muscle, and not as much...
- on the chest
the head. Crunch exercises
may be performed
will also increase
the load on the abdominals...
- Isometric exercise
are a type of strength training
the joint angle
and muscle length
do not change during contraction
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