calisthenics

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calisthenics:

see aerobicsaerobics
, [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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callisthenics

, calisthenics
light exercises designed to promote general fitness, develop muscle tone, etc.
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