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Physical exercise   /fˈɪzɪkəl ˈɛksərsˌaɪz/   Listen
Physical exercise

The activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit.  Synonyms: exercise, exercising, physical exertion, workout.  "He did some exercising" , "The physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"

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"Physical exercise" Quotes from Famous Books

... was past noon, an uncertain hand lifted the wooden latch of the Big B Ranch-house door, and, heralded by an inrush of cold outside air, Tom Blair, master and dictator, entered his domain. The passage of time, the physical exercise, and the prairie air, had somewhat cleared his brain. Just within the room, he paused and looked about him with surprise. With premonition of impending trouble, the mongrel bristled the yellow hair of his neck, and, retreating to the mouth of his kennel, stood guard; but otherwise the scene ...
— Ben Blair - The Story of a Plainsman • Will Lillibridge

... INDULGENCE.—The health of the generative functions depends upon exercise, just the same as any other vital organ. Intercourse should be absolutely avoided just before or after meals, or just after mental excitement or physical exercise. No wife should indulge her husband when he is under the influence of alcoholic stimulants, for idiocy and other serious maladies are liable to be ...
— Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners • B.G. Jefferis

... to it amongst other forms of national recreation. These reasons are undoubtedly admissible. Yet I venture to add another, namely, the great and beneficial movement which has opened the eyes of men and women to the importance of physical exercise. ...
— Lines in Pleasant Places - Being the Aftermath of an Old Angler • William Senior

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