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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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Continue to engage in physical activity, specifically, strength training (lifting weights), to retain muscle strength and mass, and consider supplementing with additional protein.
Mikaela Shiffrin (@mikaelashiffrin), another American competing in alpine skiing, posted an NBC Olympics ad video and an Oakley commercial clip showing her lifting weights while watching a New Year's Day party on television.
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.
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.
"Ballet dancers, especially female ones, are concerned that lifting weights will bulk them up.
We should also be making our muscles work harder than usual at least twice a week - lifting weights, circuit class, kettlebells, bodyweight exercises.
| Lifting weights is a good way to make muscles work harder | Lifting weights is a good way to make muscles work harder PICTURE a set of scales, with "healthy eating" on one side and "exercise" on the other.
"If you stop lifting weights, your muscle turns to fat." That's just not possible.
Its goal is to turn the complex engineering equations that describe moving loads, and information on the mechanical needs and medical problems of the human body, into specific, simple ways to calculate the risks of lifting weights, and create policy guidelines that will protect workers from injury.
He enjoys lifting weights and running in his spare time.
You're best off doing both aerobic exercise (like walking, cycling, or running) and strength training (like lifting weights).