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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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However, no significant difference was found when conscious contraction was used in the isometric exercises. In another study, Maenhout et al.
Blood pressure response to isometric exercise in patients with peripheral atherosclerotic disease.
Our second hypothesis that "isometric exercise would not alter the isokinetic muscle strength or cartilage morphology, but would reduce symptoms and increase the functional capacity" was unable to be fully met.
However, our walking and isometric exercise group showed changes that were greater than many of the previous isometric resistance training studies.
However, "far fewer studies have looked at isometric exercise, and the studies were quite small," Brook cautions, so the results are iffy.
Brook and colleagues reviewed data published in 2006-11, including 1,000 studies on behavioral therapies, non-invasive procedures and devices, and three types of exercise (aerobic, resistance or weight training and isometric exercises, most commonly handgrip devices).
Isometric exercise involves muscle training against significant resistance.
Google "isometric exercise" for a full range of exercises that will help you persevere through the worst conditions.
Isometric exercise is defined as a muscle contraction in which the length of the muscle remains unchanged while the tension increases.
WASHINGTON -- Low-intensity isometric exercise appears to significantly ease the perception of pain in healthy young adults, suggesting that such maneuvers could be a pain management tool for older adults with chronic pain conditions but limited mobility, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Pain Society.
While many studies have examined the effect of diet and dynamic exercise on muscle strength and weight loss, none have examined a combined isometric exercise and diet program.