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n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Exercise or a system of exercises in which isometric muscular contraction is used to strengthen and tone muscles, performed by the exertion of effort against resistance, usually of a stationary object.
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(functioning as singular) physical exercise involving isometric contraction of muscles
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a form of physical exercise in which a set of muscles is tensed briefly, either in opposition to another set or against a solid surface. Cf. isotonics. — isometric, adj.See also: Athletics
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|Noun||1.||isometrics - muscle-building exercises (or a system of musclebuilding exercises) involving muscular contractions against resistance without movement (the muscles contracts but the length of the muscle does not change)|
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isometrics[ˌaɪsəʊˈmetrɪks] NSING → isométrica fsing
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n sing → Isometrie f
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