bodybuilding

[bod-ee-bil-ding]
noun
the act or practice of exercising, lifting weights, etc., so as to develop the muscles of the body.
Also, body-building, body building.


Origin:
1900–05; from the verb phrase build (up one's) body; see -ing1

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Nowhere is this more apparent than in the world of bodybuilding.
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They shared an interest in bodybuilding and hung out at the same gym.
He has served as a judge for numerous bodybuilding events as well as promoting
  and holding several bodybuilding contests.
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