bodybuilding odybuilding n. exercise that builds muscles through tension.

Syn: anaerobic exercise, musclebuilding. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Bodybuilding — is the process of maximizing muscle hypertrophy. Someone who engages in this activity is referred to as a bodybuilder. In competitive bodybuilding , bodybuilders display their physiques to a panel of judges, who assign points based on their… …   Wikipedia

  • bodybuilding — [ bɔdibildiŋ ] n. m. • v. 1980; mot angl., de body « corps » et to build « construire » ♦ Anglic. Musculation destinée à remodeler le corps. Faire du bodybuilding. ⇒ culturisme, fam. gonflette. Adj. Bodybuildé, ée , 1983 . bodybuilding …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bodybuilding — |bòdibíldingue| s. m. O mesmo que culturismo.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa   • Nota: Também se escreve com hífen: body building …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • bodybuilding — [bäd′ēbil΄diŋ] n. the practice of lifting weights and performing certain specific calisthenics, as sit ups and push ups, to develop a strong body bodybuilder n …   English World dictionary

  • Bodybuilding — Dexter Jackson, Mr. Olympia 2008 Bodybuilding ist eine Form der Körpermodifikation, die intensives Muskelwachstum beinhaltet. Dieses Muskelwachstum wird meistens durch Krafttraining unter Zuhilfenahme von Fitnessgeräten in einem Gym induziert.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bodybuilding — /bod ee bil ding/, n. the act or practice of exercising, lifting weights, etc., so as to develop the muscles of the body. Also, body building, body building. [1900 05; from the v. phrase build (up one s) body; see ING1] * * * Developing of the… …   Universalium

  • Bodybuilding — Bo|dy|buil|ding [ bɔdibɪldɪŋ], das; [s]: gezieltes Training bestimmter Muskeln an besonderen Geräten: regelmäßig Bodybuilding treiben. * * * Bo|dy|buil|ding 〈[bɔ̣dıbıldıŋ] n.; od. s; unz.〉 körperliches Training zur Ausbildung guter Körperformen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bodybuilding — Culturisme Le bodybuilder Markus Rühl en démonstration à Biberach an der Riß (Allemagne). Le culturisme ou bodybuilding (« construction du corps », en anglais), est un sport qui consiste principalement à développer sa masse musculaire… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bodybuilding — noun /ˈbɒdiˌbɪldɪŋ,ˈbɑːdiˌbɪldɪŋ/ a) A sport in which the aesthetics of muscular development is the basis for competition. Like those activities, bodybuilding is an obsession, a living (for a few), and a way of life for the people involved in it… …   Wiktionary

  • Bodybuilding — das Bodybuilding (Aufbaustufe) Sportart, die auf der Modellierung des Körpers durch gezielte Muskelübung beruht Beispiel: Sie ist Weltmeisterin im Bodybuilding …   Extremes Deutsch

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