or bod·y-build·ing, bod·y build·ing
- the act or practice of exercising, lifting weights, etc., so as to develop the muscles of the body.
Origin of bodybuilding
1900–05; from the verb phrase build (up one's) body; see -ing1
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Examples from the Web for bodybuilding
Morgan was remanded and on Monday he was on his way back to North Carolina, where he was once a bodybuilding champion.
He was a 44-year-old man from North Carolina who had done time in prison and had once been a bodybuilding champion.
He looked far smaller than the legendary Arnold of bodybuilding and movie days.Arnold Schwarzenegger Comes Clean
September 30, 2012