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bodybuilding

or body-building, body building

[bod-ee-bil-ding] /ˈbɒd iˌbɪl dɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act or practice of exercising, lifting weights, etc., so as to develop the muscles of the body.
Origin of bodybuilding
1900-1905
1900-05; from the verb phrase build (up one's) body; see -ing1
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