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endurance

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  • n  the power to withstand hardship or stress
    the marathon tests a runner's endurance
  • n  a state of surviving; remaining alive

  • The London Daily Express comments as follows on the dance endurance craze: " Miss Alma Cummings (of the United States) has been dancing since Christmas Day, 1783; has.
  • Captain Lowell Smith and Lieutenant John Richter, flying in an Army de Haviland over San Diego, broke all previous endurance records by staying up for nearly 45 hours.
  • While great endurance runners, get their speed from long strides, sprinters get much of their speed from a fast stride rate and from raw power.
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  • Michael Vick in Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
    I still think I'ma couple weeks away,Vick said. "I'll use this time to get myself in shape, build my endurance, continue to strengthen my legs, continue to work my mind with the offense. : Just try to do all the right things to put myself...
  • Jacques Rogge in Salt Lake Tribune
    Yes, this is an option,the normally cautious Rogge told CNN. "It would not be necessary for all sports, sports with short durations would not be a problem. But definitely the endurance sports"

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