Exercise

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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.

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Mechanism development, testing, and lessons learned for the advanced resistive exercise device.
The basic principle of working the antagonists (i.e., working on the extensors and flexors equally) should always be applied in the use of resistive exercises.
Shown here, Hopkins is using the station's treadmill and the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device to perform this challenging workout -- four rounds of 200m run, 11 thrusters, 200m run, 11 shoulder presses, 200m run and 11 bench presses.
Materials/Methods: Subjects completed an eight-week aerobic and resistive exercise program at Nazareth College.
Neural adaptations to resistive exercise. Sports Med., 36(2): 133-149.
Exercise bands that can be commercially purchased include Thera-Band[R] (Hygenic Corp.) or Resistive Exercise Products (REP) Bands by Magister Corp.
Shown here, Hopkins is using the the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device to perform this challenging workout -- five pull-ups, 10 push-ups and 15 air squats every minute for 30 minutes.
TRAIN LIKE AN ASTRONAUT: In space, the Advanced Resistive Exercise Device (ARED) is the astronauts' weight lifting machine.