Definition of isometrics in English:


Syllabification: i·so·met·rics
Pronunciation: /ˌīsəˈmetriks


  • A system of physical exercises in which muscles are caused to act against each other or against a fixed object. Also called isometric exercise.
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    • This reaction occurs during activities that require a rapid and maximum application of force for a short duration, such as during isometrics and heavy weight training.
    • High-tech isometrics helps persons on hypertension medication
    • You can also exercise some of your body muscles while playing poker - basically using isometrics and taking a brisk walk every so often as a break from the table.

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