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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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Depending on the type of work, employees also should do a slow isometric and isotonic exercise for posturing and toning of neck and arms.
DiNubile recommends a program of full-range isotonic exercise using a combination of free weights, variable resistance machines and cable-weight machines.
Isotonic exercise also has the advantage of being more functional than isokinetic exercise.
Wilde and Ell (26) reported, however, that during isotonic exercise the improvement in nasal airway flow promoted by ENDS is not sustained, as the exercise itself is a more potent decongestant, suggesting that use of an external nasal dilator by a normal subject is of no use in isotonic exercise.