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weightlifting

the sport of lifting barbells of specified weights in a prescribed manner for competition or exercise
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New Delhi [India], September 22 ( ANI ): Francia Raisa, who donated a kidney to best friend Selena Gomez this past summer, recently revealed her scar for the first time while lifting weights in the gym.
2 YOU WON'T BECOME SUPER MUSCLY One of the main things deterring women from lifting weights is the idea that as soon as you start pumping iron, you'll end up like Arnold Schwarzenegger.
The main point of lifting weights is to overload your muscles, which means you'll increase resistance from exercise to exercise.
In fact, lifting weights will give them that slim and toned look that they desire and not just a whole lot of cardio and stretching.
Lifting weights is a good way to make muscles work harder
If you're lifting weights, you would have to put the weight down after doing a certain number of lifts.
Not so long ago, lifting weights conjured up images of Arnold Schwarzenegger in his bodybuilding heyday; it certainly wasn't an activity encouraged for someone at risk for a heart attack.
Lifting weights, whether you do it for fun, to train for sports or for competition, can cause serious injury or even death.
If you are somewhat frail, you will gain significantly by lifting weights," says Gordon Blackburn, PhD, director of the Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation Program at Cleveland Clinic.
An easy way to remember, especially when lifting weights, is to exhale on the effort.
If we were to wind the clock back 20 years, the majority of the world's golfers would have scoffed at the idea of exercising to improve their game, let alone the thought of hitting the gym and lifting weights.
Under the broadly curved copper roof, fully transparent glass walls provide views of people jogging, lifting weights and excercising within.