calisthenics


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Synonyms for calisthenics

the practice of calisthenic exercises

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light exercises designed to promote general fitness

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The event witnessed a great turnout with the attendance of members of the media, social media influencers, and a number of representatives from the World Calisthenics Organization.
McRae first learned about calisthenics on Instagram, and started incorporating bits and pieces into his routine.
Kirby Godsey surprisingly bridges the science-religion divide without the need to endure brain- and soul-stretching philosophical calisthenics to get there.
Ninety percent of the study participants engaged in light exercise (such as walking or yoga) or no exercise; the remaining 10 percent who reported moderate-to-high-intensity exercise took part in activities like running, aerobics, or calisthenics. When the study participants were retested five years later, those who reported low physical activity levels scored significantly lower than their more active counterparts on tests of word recall and how quickly they could complete simple tasks.
The island setting at the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa was the perfect backdrop to the world's first Team Calisthenics World Cup, hosted under the patronage of Shaikh Abdulla bin Rashid Al Khalifa.
Body weight exercises, often called calisthenics, use body weight as resistance with the intent to improve strength through a variety of movements such as pushups, pullups, and situps.
THE CAMO AND calisthenics may call to mind a military academy, but these photos actually document a rehab center for internet addicts.
The 50 Shades Of Grey star's calisthenics workout - where he balances his body weight - gives fans a glimpse at what it takes to keep in tip-top shape for his much-anticipated role as kinky billionaire Christian Grey.
Inspired by Vinyasa Yoga, Pilates and calisthenics and certain dance moves, this 45-minute workout is designed to strengthen the core, release pressure from compressed joints and boost blood circulation within the brain.
The youngster built his impressive physique with help of a technique called 'calisthenics', a form of work out that uses just the body's natural resistance through exercises like sit-ups, pull-ups and push-ups.
Wit has truth in it; wise-cracking is simply calisthenics with words." Drache's wit most certainly has truth in it.
Strenuous activity includes jogging, swimming laps, running, aerobics, calisthenics, basketball, racquetball and many more.
Then a couple of months ago, the Health & Fitness Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine reported that intense, seven-minute workouts, using just 12 common calisthenics and no equipment other than a chair, provided much of the same benefit as much longer, endurance sessions.
Picturing calisthenics in Gaza, aspiring pop singers in Tehran, the metro in Cairo, and class politics in Beirut, these visual stories move beyond the exotic and into the real world.
Aimed at teens, this guide to fitness draws on information from periodicals, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations such as KidsHealth, the American College of Sports Medicine, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to discuss the body and the components of fitness, including nutrition, weight management, mental wellness, and sleep; creating and maintaining a fitness plan; exercise fundamentals (cardiovascular exercise, running, calisthenics, strength training, and pilates and yoga) and how to measure intensity; various team sports; activities for teens who don't like sports; sports safety; and dealing with problems like injuries, motivation, asthma, diabetes, physical disabilities, compulsive exercising, the female athlete triad, and steroids.