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Noun: physical exertion
  1. The activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
    "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit";
    - exercise, exercising, physical exercise, workout

Derived forms: physical exertions

Type of: effort, elbow grease, exertion, sweat [informal], travail [literary]

Encyclopedia: Physical exertion