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English noun: physical exertion

1. physical exertion (act) the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit


SamplesThe doctor recommended regular exercise.
He did some exercising.
The physical exertion required by his work kept him fit.


Synonymsexercise, exercising, physical exercise, workout


Broader (hypernym)effort, elbow grease, exertion, sweat, travail


Narrower (hyponym)anaerobic exercise, arm exercise, back exercise, bodybuilding, calisthenics, callisthenics, cardiopulmonary exercise, exercise set, gymnastic exercise, isometric exercise, isometrics, isotonic exercise, Kegel exercises, kick up, leg exercise, muscle building, musclebuilding, neck exercise, pubococcygeus exercises, set, stomach exercise, stretch, stretching, tummy crunch, yoga









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