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, [Gr.,=with oxygen], system of endurance exercises that promote cardiovascular fitness by producing and sustaining an elevated heart rate for a prolonged period of time, thereby pumping an increased amount of oxygen-rich blood to the muscles being used.
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light exercises designed to promote general fitness, develop muscle tone, etc.
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He proposed a curriculum that included instruction in gymnastics, calisthenics, swimming, and fencing.
Delibes' Lakme, in a retro-conservative co-production with Opera Australia, also packed them in, with local songbird Aline Kutan performing the requisite calisthenic miracles.
To the almost calisthenic nature of his mendacity, Oates added so exceptional a disregard for hygiene that his more affectionate friends called him "Old Snotty Nose.
women, however, often included a greater percentage of calisthenic exercises (hence, the frequent, gendered use of the term to denote entire feminized gymnastics programs) and occasionally incorporated balletic guidelines for the placement and usage of hands and feet.
In claiming that the New Critics had made "the elucidation of poetic ambiguity or irony a kind of intellectual calisthenic ritual," Trilling argued they had forgotten that "the literary work is ineluctably a historical fact, and, what is more important, that its historicity is a fact in our aesthetic experience" (1950b, 183-84).
The 540i automatic does the 0 to 60 mph calisthenic in a rapid 6.
Clinton now is the Coddler-in-Chief, and the only way to distinguish his policy from Bush's was to listen to the ritual calisthenic groaning Clinton emitted before doing the wrong thing.
A range of classes to choose from Aquatic exercise classes fall under several categories, including water walking, various ways of striding through waist-deep water; deep-water training, a combination of running and stretching exercises; water aerobics, which incorporates dance and calisthenic movements; water toning, similar to bodybuilding; and sport-specific conditioning, which focuses on ranges of movement for certain sports.
That final calisthenic to fuse the membranes also creates an opening that allows the viral contents to invade the cell.
I always thought je suis un autre pretty calisthenic.
Elsewhere, flamingos are observed to have a "billiarding/adolescent sprawl of knees" and "the silhouettes/ of parking meters," crows a "snug yarmulke," anhingas "a calisthenic finesse.
They were responsible for seeing "that the ranks are well kept in marching from the school rooms to the play grounds" and they were "to act as leaders in calisthenic and gymnastic exercises, and on public occasions to act as marshals.