calisthenics calisthenics  /ˌkæ ləs ˈθɛ nɪks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the practice of calisthenic exercises
  2. (n) light exercises designed to promote general fitness

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Usage(s):

  1. First came Brain Age, a surprisingly enjoyable math-and-reading game that a Japanese doctor designed to keep your mind limber mental calisthenics.
  2. Even power yoga burns fewer calories than a comparable session of calisthenics.
  3. You approach this immense book wondering whether you should have done a week of roadwork and calisthenics to get ready for it, and not just because of its more than 900-page length.

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  1. Gimmicky old 3-D films "made the brain and eyeballs do calisthenics. Frankly, it made you feel kind of queasy and ill," Fraser said. "This allows you to live in the environment that the actors inhabit."
    on Apr 21, 2008 By: Brendan Fraser Source: Urbana Daily Citizen

  2. "It felt good," Jenkins said of wearing his pads and jersey again. "I've still got some work, you know? It just felt good to be out there to move around and just not be doing calisthenics."
    on Aug 17, 2009 By: Kris Jenkins Source: Brownsville Herald

  3. The brilliant, witty author and poet Dorothy Parker said "Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words."
    on Jun 28, 2006 By: Dorothy Parker Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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