noun. exercise that builds muscles through tension.
- physical exertion
- muscle building
- anaerobic exercise
- weight gaining
- physical exercise
- stand still
Example sentences of the word bodybuilding
1. Noun, singular or mass
It's important to avoid as many artificial ingredients and sweeteners as possible, especially if you're competing in bodybuilding and are close to your show date.
2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Some people will go to the extreme to get shredded, such as people who are entering bodybuilding competitions or even those who just want to look trim and defined at the beach.
A bodybuilding coach, for example, would hope to see significant muscle growth over the course of a training season.