Definitions for "Weight-bearing exercise"
Any activity one performs that works bones and muscles against gravity, including walking, running, hiking, dancing, gymnastics, and soccer.
activity in which the person carries his or her own weight through gravity. Any exercise that mechanically loads the vertebral column and the hip joints qualifies as weight bearing.
Exercise that puts stress on bones, such as walking, which helps build up bone density and prevent the bones from becoming brittle.