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Work out at home with simple weights or bands to build and tone your muscle. The Sun (2016)Newly discovered back muscles were beginning to ache. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All of a sudden a woman muscled her way to the front of the queue. The Sun (2016)Some personnel dismissed the body mass index measurements because soldiers with a heavier muscle mass might also be classed as overweight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Arsenal striker is battling a muscle injury. The Sun (2016)When they go wrong it can lead to potentially fatal conditions affecting organs, muscles and growth. The Sun (2016)It is true Chinese clubs have the financial muscle to buy any player on the planet. The Sun (2016)It allows for gentle, steady walking and fresh air with a lot of movement of all the muscle groups. The Sun (2017)His facial muscles rarely move. Times, Sunday Times (2017)BUILDING up muscles boosts brain power for over-55s, a study found. The Sun (2016)The heart does something else that the body muscles cannot do. Pantano, James A. (MD) Living with Angina (1991)The same goes for lean tissue such as muscle. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Their thigh muscles are long and lean but their upper bodies can sometimes appear puny. The Sun (2016)Yet somehow she has maintained a healthy glow and good muscle tone. The Sun (2012)You will be surprised at the power of muscle memory. Times, Sunday Times (2015)All my muscles and organs work in perfect harmony. Vera Peiffer POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)Zumba targets the abdominal and back muscles. The Sun (2011)You have to move your muscles not to move. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The ice baths are not pleasant but it means his strained muscles will recover quicker. The Sun (2013)This exercise is designed to exercise muscles in the back. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Holding the shrug at the top for one second strengthens muscle. The Sun (2011)This will produce good muscle and bone overload. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She has not trained much recently and has lost muscle mass. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is perceived as a " strong " muscle test. Andrews, Elizabeth Muscle Management (1991)United simply have such financial muscle they can blow other clubs away. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This muscle group deserves all the attention heaped on it in pursuit of physical prowess. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This puts more weight on your leg muscles and means they work harder. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It has dragged back the curtains of musical theatre and muscled its way on to the classical podium. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's very difficult to find a particular thing about a muscle injury. The Sun (2016)

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British English: muscle /ˈmʌsl/ NOUN
Your muscles are the parts inside your body that connect your bones, and that help you to move.
Exercise helps to keep your muscles strong.
  • American English: muscle
  • Arabic: عَضَلَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: músculo
  • Chinese: 肌肉
  • Croatian: mišić
  • Czech: sval
  • Danish: muskel
  • Dutch: spier
  • European Spanish: músculo
  • Finnish: lihas
  • French: muscle
  • German: Muskel
  • Greek: μυς
  • Italian: muscolo
  • Japanese: 筋肉
  • Korean: 근육
  • Norwegian: muskel
  • Polish: mięsień
  • European Portuguese: músculo
  • Romanian: mușchi
  • Russian: мышца
  • Latin American Spanish: músculo
  • Swedish: muskel
  • Thai: กล้ามเนื้อ
  • Turkish: kas
  • Ukrainian: м'яз
  • Vietnamese: cơ bắp

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