calisthenics :

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  • n  the practice of calisthenic exercises
    calisthenics is recommended for general good health
  • n  light exercises designed to promote general fitness
    several different calisthenics were illustrated in the video

  • First came Brain Age, a surprisingly enjoyable math-and-reading game that a Japanese doctor designed to keep your mind limber mental calisthenics.
  • Even power yoga burns fewer calories than a comparable session of calisthenics.
  • The rest of the evening included a static sports roundup (a ten-minute speech by an athletic functionary, scenes of a factory woman doing calisthenics), a performance of Chekhov's .

  • Brendan Fraser in Urbana Daily Citizen
    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."
  • Kris Jenkins in Brownsville Herald
    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."
  • Dorothy Parker in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    The brilliant, witty author and poet Dorothy Parker said "Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words."

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