resistance training


noun

physical training that utilizes isometric, isotonic, or isokinetic exercise to strengthen or develop the muscles.

Nearby words

  1. resist printing,
  2. resistance,
  3. resistance level,
  4. resistance plasmid,
  5. resistance thermometer,
  6. resistance transfer factor,
  7. resistance welding,
  8. resistance, free french,
  9. resistant,
  10. resistantly

Origin of resistance training

First recorded in 1980–85

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