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callisthenics

Saltos de línea: cal¦lis|then¦ics
Pronunciación: /ˌkalɪsˈθɛnɪks
 
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(US calisthenics)

Definición de callisthenics en inglés:

plural sustantivo

[treated as singular or plural]
Gymnastic exercises to achieve bodily fitness and grace of movement: three women swung Indian clubs while performing callisthenics in unison
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Also, squad leaders established routines with weight training and calisthenics.
  • The gym offers yoga therapy, aerobics and callisthenics separately for men and women.
  • Warm up before the weight-lifting session with stretching exercises, calisthenics, and jogging.

Origen

early 19th century: from Greek kallos 'beauty' + sthenos 'strength' + -ics.

More
  • calligraphy from (early 17th century):

    This is from Greek kalligraphia, from kallos ‘beauty’ and graphein ‘write’. In callisthenics (early 19th century) (US calisthenics) kallos is combined with sthenos ‘strength’.

Derivados

callisthenic

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adjetivo
Example sentences
  • As I have just noted, most nineteenth-century writers who espoused gymnastics for women approved of calisthenic exercises, several of which are recognizable today.
  • While waiting for rescue and to assist in warming yourself, attempt to stretch and do small, controlled callisthenic movements, such as waving your arms or twisting your torso.
  • Bouts of moderate intensity on the elliptical machine interspersed with short periods of high-intensity calisthenic exercises, like jumping jacks and push-ups.

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