Calisthenics

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Calisthenics Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • light exercise designed to promote general fitness

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  • the practice of calisthenic exercises; "calisthenics is recommended for general good health" ,
  • light exercises designed to promote general fitness; "several different calisthenics were illustrated in the video"

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Calisthenics Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Calisthenics is a series of exercises used to develop strength, power and balance or a repeated rhythmical exercise that uses the weight of the body as resistance or the systematic exercises for attaining strength-gracefulness or the practice of calisthenic exercises.

The name calisthenics is Greek in origin, a combination of the words 'beauty' and 'strength'.

Calisthenics is recommended for general good health, light exercises designed to promote general physical fitness.



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