What is another word for work up?

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The phrase "work up" has several synonyms depending on the context. In the medical field, it means to investigate or diagnose a patient's condition, and synonyms for this include evaluate, examine, and diagnose. In a fitness setting, it means to increase intensity or difficulty, and alternatives for this include intensify, advance, and ramp up. In an emotional sense, it means to generate (an emotion or feeling) and synonyms here include stimulate, create, and provoke. Finally, in a business sense, it means to prepare or plan, and appropriate synonyms for this include strategize, organize, and ready.

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How to use "Work up" in context?

"work up" is a term that is used in fitness to describe the process of gradually increasing the intensity, frequency and duration of activity to achieve a desired fitness goal. The process of "working up" can be broken down into three stages: elation, discontent and adaptation.

In the first stage, known as elation, exercisers feel positive emotions such as satisfaction, excitement and enthusiasm. During this phase, exercisers are motivated to continue working because they feel good about themselves.

In the second stage, known as discontent, exercisers start to feel overall discomfort and soreness.

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