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weight training

physical exercise involving lifting weights to improve muscle performance
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In this study, the Muscle Dysmorphia Inventory (MDI; Rhea et al., 2004) was administered to samples of competitive natural bodybuilders (n = 65), competitive non-natural bodybuilders (n = 47), non-competitive weight trainers for improving physique (n = 115), and collegiate football players (n = 66).
A METROPOLITAN Police officer has been arrested in South Wales by anti-corruption officers investigating the alleged illegal supply of steroids to weight trainers and body builders.
Many weight trainers take this opportunity to intake large amounts of protein in order to help muscle grow and repair.
In contrast, weight trainers with the II genotype developed physical limitations similar to those experienced by the subjects who were relatively inactive.
Murtagh, starting a five-week stint in Hong Kong, had been set to carry 8st 9lb on two mounts-a pound above the minimum weight trainers had been advised the Irishman could make.
As a strength and conditioning coach for 300 female athletes and an experienced trainer of middle-aged women, I've listened to the wants and needs of a broad spectrum of female weight trainers. Their most common goals include weight loss, body reshaping, osteoporosis prevention, cholesterol profile improvement and sports performance enhancement.