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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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This finding suggests that exercise enhances physical health, at least in part, via the placebo effect--that is, as a consequence of an individual's beliefs and expectations.
To determine whether brain exercise can actually ward off flabby minds, dozens of studies are in the works.
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Then I took exercise physiology courses in graduate school at Michigan State University, along with my rehabilitation and counseling courses.
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The exercise simulates realistic peninsula seaport operations through the use of a Combined Seaport Coordination Center (CSCC).
What's more, when researchers told people with high-but-not-yet-diabetic blood sugar levels to do aerobic exercise for at least 2 1/2 hours a week and lose at least 7 percent of their body weight, their risk of diabetes was 58 percent lower than similar people who didn't exercise or lose weight.
Using these findings, we organized a 1-day table-top exercise in San Diego, California, in late 2004 that revolved around an emerging infectious disease caused by an easily transmitted novel respiratory virus.
The central limitation on one's capacity to exercise lies in the ability to maintain the availability of ATP; it is not stored in large amounts in skeletal muscle.
If you can't tolerate strenuous running sports, consider exercise such as walking, light jogging and leisure biking.
Although it provides benefits, a single-joint exercise like the knee extension may not prepare the nervous system in the same way that a multijoint exercise like a walking lunge, power lunge, or weight transfer exercise does.