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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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BE MORE ACTIVE Exercise causes the body to produce feel-good chemicals such as serotonin and noradrenaline.
Three active exercise nodes will also be placed in key areas to encourage individual and group fitness activities.
Catsimatidis' actions and responsibilities--particularly as demonstrated by his active exercise of overall control over the company, his ultimate responsibility for the plaintiffs' wages, his supervision of managerial employees, and his actions in individual stores--demonstrate that he was an 'employer' for purposes of the FLSA.
The pool is an essential service for many members of our community who want to choose active exercise and a healthy lifestyle, but who need our votes to continue making that choice.
These included the tALk active exercise service and the Alzheimer's Society.
Picturing an Arab man becomes a refreshingly active exercise.
Given that Jane's pulmonary status was stabilized, the physicians planned to decrease her sedation to allow her to progress to active exercise and begin mobility training.
QDA senior dietitian Katie Nahas said: "The camping programmes consisted providing the participants with a healthy diet with reduced calorie accompanied with an active exercise schedule aimed at initiating weight loss.
The UL and LL categories were further divided into the following subcategories: (1) active exercise, (2) passive exercise, (3) sensory, and (4) functional activity.
Antonelli and colleagues from Duke University Medical Center (North Carolina, USA) enrolled 190 men who underwent prostate needle biopsy and found that those who were moderately active (engaging in 9 or more hours of metabolically active exercise a week) were significantly less likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Its active exercise presupposes trust and mandates a commitment to the common good, to responsible attempts to create the political institutions and social conditions on which intellectual and political trust can flourish.
1 years from three different high schools to either an active exercise programme in their school routine, or to a conventional curriculum of just two sports lessons a week.