(redirected from Cardiovascular exercise)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.


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.


(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.


(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
References in periodicals archive ?
He recommends an hour of cardiovascular exercise four days a week, two days of strength training for 30 minutes and balance and flexibility exercises such as stretching, yoga or pilotes, one to two times a week.
2) One group of women did a traditional concurrent exercise program, with weight training immediately followed by cardiovascular exercise on a treadmill.
Anything that gets you breathing deeper, your heart pumping and your body sweating is cardiovascular exercise - walking up a hill, playing tennis, cycling, swimming, kick-boxing or aerobic-style classes.
Walking, jogging, cycling, swimming, and aerobics and other types of classes-from dancing to boxing-are all good cardiovascular exercise choices.
A YOU should try to do some form of cardiovascular exercise such as running, walking, swimming or aerobics for 30 minutes, three times a week.
Also include two to three cardiovascular exercise sessions, at least 30 minutes in length, each week.
Unfortunately, a disability can limit or even eliminate the possibilities of meaningful cardiovascular exercise.
For us, diet and exercise, particularly cardiovascular exercise like running, have the power to elevate HDLs into the range that protects the arteries.
Proof that patients can improve their physical functioning substantially comes from the Renal Exercise Demonstration Project, in which 250 patients engaged in a 2-month program of flexibility, strengthening, and cardiovascular exercise.
Cardiovascular exercise should be the last thing you do because it helps your body recover by increasing blood flow to the muscles.

Full browser ?