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bodybuilding

Definitions of bodybuilding
  1. noun
    exercise that builds muscles through tension
    synonyms: anaerobic exercise, muscle building, musclebuilding
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    weightlift, weightlifting
    bodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weights
    weight gaining
    bodybuilding that increases muscle mass and body weight
    jerk
    raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms
    bench press
    a weightlift in which you lie on your back on a bench and press weights upward
    clean, clean and jerk
    a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    military press, press
    a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead
    snatch
    a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion
    type of:
    exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout
    the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
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