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Exercise

To put into action, practice, or force; to make use of something, such as a right or option.

To exercise dominion over land is to openly indicate absolute possession and control.

To exercise discretion is to choose between doing and not doing something, the decision being based on sound judgment.

exercise

(Discharge a function), verb act, administer, carry into execution, carry on, carry out, conduct, do duty, efficere, engage in, execute, exercere, facere, officiate, perform, practice, pursue, put in motion, put into action, put into effect, put into practice, serve as, translate into action, wage
Associated concepts: authority exercised under the United States Constitution, exercise an option, exercise jurisdiccion, exercise of judicial discretion
Foreign phrases: Cui jurisdictio data est, ea quoque connessa esse videntur, sine quibus jurisdictio explicari non potest.To whomsoever jurisdiction is given, those things also are supposed to be granted, without which the jurissiction cannot be exercised. Frustra est potentia quae nunquam venit in actum. A power is a vain one if it is never exercised.

exercise

(Use), verb apply, avail oneself of, bring into play, bring to bear, draw on, employ, make use of, operate, practice, put in action, put in practice, put to use, put to work, turn to account, utilize, wield
Associated concepts: exercise a right to vote, exercise an option, exercise discretion, exercise dominion, exercise due care, exercise of power
See also: act, apply, campaign, commission, discipline, effort, employ, endeavor, enterprise, exert, exploit, labor, officiate, operate, ply, practice, problem, resort, transaction, undertaking, wield, work
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Caption: At the studies' ends, participants in the aerobic exercise group had made significant gains in the composite measure of executive function.
Major finding: Among several alternative therapies for decreasing blood pressure, aerobic exercise and resistance training are the two with the strongest evidence supporting their effectiveness.
Performing resistance exercise first then aerobic exercise resulted in a lessening of the blood glucose decline during exercise, fewer post exercise hypoglycemic events and less need for post exercise carbohydrate supplementation.
On each experimental session, participants had to perform a strength exercise bout before an aerobic exercise bout, as follows: experimental session A) 5 sets of 5 RM on the leg press with a 3-min rest between the sets followed by a 5km run performed continuously (at the average velocity of the first and second ventilatory thresholds, v[DELTA]50); B) 5 sets of 5 RM on the leg press with a 3-min rest between the sets followed by a 5km run performed intermittently (1 min run at the vV[O.
At the end of a year, the aerobic exercise group showed an increase in the volume of the left and right hippocampus of 2.
Whether you are inspired to take to the ballroom by Strictly Come Dancing or enjoy an evening clubbing, the constant movemen is fun aerobic exercise.
12) Though there is some variability, aerobic exercise regimens typically have consisted of stationary cycling or treadmill walking for 20 to 60 minutes per session, 3 times a week.
Subjects in exercise groups performed aerobic exercise at moderate or high intensity, 3 days per week for 40 minutes per session.
and a former marathon runner who still tries to practice eating in moderation and engage in daily aerobic exercise.
From warning against common myths such as "Running and strenuous aerobic exercise are the best way to lose weight" (in fact, walking and moderate exercises burn fat during the first two-thirds of the workout, while strenuous exercises burn carbohydrates during the first two-thirds of the workout and fat during the last one-third), to the severe health dangers of low-carb diets, to why one should weigh oneself weekly instead of daily (there is often a "plateu" period where weight gain levels off--and it's unwise to trigger either the urge to celebrate with daily decreases, or the depressive tendency to give up if one's weight doesn't immediately decrease).
PHYSICAL activity and aerobic exercise are the key to an effective fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue system management plan.
In contrast, 14 seniors who completed a 6-month course of stretching and toning exercises, but not aerobic exercise, showed little improvement on the attention task.