muscular+contests

  • 1 athletics — n. pl. Gymnastics, out door exercises, open air sports, games of strength, muscular contests …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 2 physical culture — Introduction       philosophy, regimen, or lifestyle seeking maximum physical development through such means as weight (resistance) training, diet, aerobic activity, athletic competition, and mental discipline. Specific benefits include… …

    Universalium

  • 3 Female bodybuilding — is the female component of competitive bodybuilding. It began in the late 1970s when women began to take part in bodybuilding competitions.HistoryBeginningsPhysique contests for women date back to at least the 1960s, with contests like the Miss… …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 Weight training — This article is about strength training using weight (gravity) to generate resistance to contraction. For basic principles on increasing the strength of muscles, see strength training. A complete weight training workout can be performed with a… …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 SPORTS — There is no evidence of sports among the Jews during the obscure period between the close of the Bible and the Maccabean periods. At the beginning of this latter period, in the second century B.C.E., circumstances conspired to make sporting… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 6 Fitness and figure competition — is a class of physique exhibition events for women; while bearing a close resemblance to female bodybuilding, it emphasizes muscle tone over muscle size. These competitions are frequently held as part of the same events as bodybuilding… …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 Michael Peterson (surfer) — Michael Peterson (born 24 September 1952), known as MP, is an Australian surfer. He was among the best Australian surfers in the early to mid 1970s, noted for his deep tube riding skill, especially at Kirra on the Gold Coast. He was Australian… …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

    Universalium

  • 9 Bear (gay slang) — Bear is LGBT slang for those in the bear communities, a subculture in the gay/bisexual male communities and an emerging subset of LGBT communities with events, codes and culture specific identity. It also describes a physical type.Bears tend to… …

    Wikipedia

  • 10 Shelley Beattie — Infobox bodybuilder name = Shelley Beattie image size = image caption = nickname = Siren, Frosted Blonde birthdate = birth date|1967|08|24 birthplace = Orange County, California, U.S. deathdate = death date and age|2008|02|16|1967|08|24… …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 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

  • 12 Joe Weider — Infobox Person name = Joe Weider caption = Joe Weider birth name = Josef Weider birth date = birth date|1922|11|29|mf=y birth place = Montreal, Quebec, Canada death date = death place = other names = The Master Blaster known for = Creating: The… …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 Clarence Bass — is an attorney and fitness writer. He is well known among elite fitness enthusiasts for integrating the most up to date scientific research on nutrition, weight training and aerobic exercise into a fitness lifestyle that has lasted almost 60… …

    Wikipedia

  • 14 Grip strength — is the force applied by the hand to pull on or suspend from objects and is a specific part of hand strength. Optimum sized objects permit the hand to wrap around a cylindrical shape with a diameter from one to three inches. Stair rails are an… …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 Harold Poole — (b. December 25, 1943 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a former AAU, IFBB and WBBG professional bodybuilder. Poole s athleticism was apparent very early on. He was quarterback on his football team at Shortridge High School in Indianapolis, placed… …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 Races and factions of Warcraft — Further information: Warcraft The fantasy setting of the Warcraft series includes many fictional races and factions. Most of the primary protagonists of the series belong to either the Horde or the Alliance, however there are a variety of neutral …

    Wikipedia

  • 17 baseball — /bays bawl /, n. 1. a game of ball between two nine player teams played usually for nine innings on a field that has as a focal point a diamond shaped infield with a home plate and three other bases, 90 ft. (27 m) apart, forming a circuit that… …

    Universalium

  • 18 tennis — /ten is/, n. a game played on a rectangular court by two players or two pairs of players equipped with rackets, in which a ball is driven back and forth over a low net that divides the court in half. Cf. lawn tennis. See illus. under racket2.… …

    Universalium

  • 19 Murderers' Row (boxing) — Murderers Row were a group of African American highly rated boxing contenders in the 1940s and 1950s, who competed around the Middleweight and Light Heavyweight divisions. Renowned for their toughness and great boxing ability, at the time they… …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 Running — Runner redirects here. For other uses, see Runner (disambiguation). This article is about the type of locomotion in humans. For running in horses, see Horse gait. For locomotion in dogs, see Gait (dog). For general locomotion, see Gait. For other …

    Wikipedia