• Definition for "isometric exercise"
    • something of exercise to strengthen certain muscles of…
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    • Exercise involving muscular contractions without action…
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isometric exercise definition

  • noun:
    • something of exercise to strengthen certain muscles of this human anatomy by pushing body parts (such as the two hands) strongly against both, or against a fixed object, so the muscle tissue tend to be highly stressed, but they are stretched just a little. Its advertised to make power in muscles thus exercised. Also referred to as isometrics.
    • muscle-building exercises (or a system of musclebuilding workouts) concerning muscular contractions against resistance without activity (the muscle tissue agreements however the amount of the muscle cannot change)
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