weight training
noun Date: 1955 a system of conditioning involving lifting weights especially for strength and endurance

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  • weight training — /ˈweɪt treɪnɪŋ/ (say wayt trayning) noun exercises with weights to increase muscle strength. –weight trainer, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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