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US Navy 060627-N-5290S-109 Gilad of the Fit TV show, Bodies in Motion, films a show aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Sailors participated in the filming on the flight deck during Rim of the Pacif
Flight deck calisthenics exercising aboard USS Bonhomme Richard.

Calisthenics is a series of exercises used to develop strength, power and balance or a repeated rhythmical exercise that uses the weight of the body as resistance or the systematic exercises for attaining strength-gracefulness or the practice of calisthenic exercises.

The name calisthenics is Greek in origin, a combination of the words 'beauty' and 'strength'.

Calisthenics is recommended for general good health, light exercises designed to promote general physical fitness.

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