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exercise:

see physical fitnessphysical fitness,
combined good health and physical development. The object of any program of physical fitness is to maximize an individual's health, strength, endurance, and skill relative to age, sex, body build, and physiology.
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exercise

1. US and Canadian a ceremony or formal routine, esp at a school or college
2. Gymnastics a particular type of event, such as performing on the horizontal bar
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Using breathing exercises to relax can relieve hot flashes--sometimes the frequency, sometimes the intensity, sometimes both, says Freedman (see "Breathe After Me").
Brindley, who has asthma and worked with doctors, physiotherapists, and nurses to develop a professional training course for the use of therapeutic breathing exercises, offers a guide to using these exercises to improve day-to-day breathing, for those with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and physiotherapists, physical therapists, and carers who work with them.
This breathing exercise should be done for 5 minutes every morning as it recharges you for the day.
Although patients had been instructed to perform the device-guided breathing exercise daily, they actually did it for a mean of 5.
Those who cannot digest these qualities of Modi should do kapl bhati (a yogic breathing exercise made famous by the Baba) and improve their digestion," he said, in a clear reference to Modi's critics in BJP.
This simple abdominal breathing exercise is extremely effective in calming the mind, releasing tension and energising the body.
Or try a breathing exercise, breathing in through the nose, holding your breath for ten seconds, then breathing out through your mouth, then relaxing;
Digestive breathing is a simple but effective breathing exercise that can help improve your digestion.
Photo: Instructor Kevin O'Kane leads students in a breathing exercise at Angel City Yoga in Studio City.
The series begins with a breathing exercise, Pranayama Breathing, followed by preparatory postures: Half Moon Pose (combined with Hands to Feet Pose), Awkward Pose, and then Eagle.
RESPeRATE automatically analyzes the user's breathing rate and pattern and then interactively guides the user through a therapeutic breathing exercise that effortlessly slows the breathing from a normal rate of 14 to 18 breaths per minute to the "therapeutic zone" of less than 10 breaths per minute with prolonged exhalation.
She showed the youngsters a breathing exercise and explained the need to inhale medication before their symptoms peak.