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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 a body activity
or maintains physical fitness
and overall health
and wellness. It is performed
- Aerobic exercise
or cardio-respiratory exercise
) is physical exercise
of low to high intensity
- Anaerobic exercise
is a type of exercise
in the body without using
oxygen; anaerobic means
"without oxygen". In practical
- Kegel exercise
, also known
as pelvic floor exercise
, involves repeatedly contracting
that form part of the pelvic
repetitions, is a full body exercise
used in strength
training. The movement itself
an anaerobic exercise
, but when done in succession
- A squat
is a strength exercise
the trainee lowers their
hips from a standing position
and then stands
back up. During
the descent, the hip and...
- abdominal exercise
the rectus abdominis
muscle. It enables
"six-pack" abs and tightening
the belly. Crunches
use the exerciser's
- A military exercise
, training exercise
, or war game is the employment
of military resources
operations. Military exercises
is a feeling
or vomiting which
can occur shortly after exercise
as well as during exercise
itself. It may...
- An isometric exercise
is an exercise involving
the static contraction
of a muscle without
any visible movement
in the angle
of the joint. The term "isometric"...
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