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weekend warrior

Someone who very actively or enthusiastically pursues or engages in some activity or hobby on the weekend, as due to having regular employment or other obligations during the week. Our soccer team is just a bunch of weekend warriors who have jobs and families to look after during the week. I still love video games, but I'm more of a weekend warrior these days.
See also: warrior, weekend

weekend warrior

n. a member of the military reserves. I wanted to be a weekend warrior and get some of the educational benefits.
See also: warrior, weekend
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[USA], Aug 12 ( ANI ): Turns out, people with higher incomes tend to be "weekend warriors," getting most of their activity on only a few days a week, but they still face health woes from their sedentary work life.
Researchers found that, compared with inactive adults, insufficiently active adults, weekend warriors and regularly active adults had about a 30 percent risk reduction in all-cause mortality, and a 40 percent reduction in CVD mortality.
A total of 62.8% were classified as inactive, 22.4% as insufficiently active (performing less than 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity activity), 3.7% as weekend warriors, and 11.1% as regularly active.
Reductions in Mortality Risk by Activity Group as Compared with Inactive Adults All-cause CVD Total deaths 8,802 2,780 Insufficiently 34% reduced risk 40% reduced risk active Weekend warriors 30% reduced risk 40% reduced risk Regularly active 35% reduced risk 41% reduced risk Cancer Total deaths 2,526 Insufficiently 17% reduced risk active Weekend warriors 18% reduced risk Regularly active 21% reduced risk The regularly active--those spreading their exercise across three or more sessions per week at or above World Health Organization/U.S.
A retrospective data audit was completed to summarise the number of referrals and physical activity (measured via exercise repetitions) completed in the Weekend Warrior program at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital between June 2013 and November 2015.
Using trail cameras should definitely be a high priority for every whitetail hunter, with special emphasis for the weekend warrior. Art Helin, a 34-year bowhunting veteran from southwest Wisconsin, knows the stress of weekend-warrior hunting.
* Music Minus One: Weekend Warriors, Set List One, with CD, by various composers.
Wynford Ellis Owen, chief executive of the Welsh Council for Alcohol and other drugs, warned that an ongoing normalisation of drugs and alcohol in society was causing problems to spill over from drug binges among "weekend warriors" and into the working week.
ON any given Monday, vets' waiting rooms up and down the country contain the latest victims of 'weekend warrior syndrome'.
A CHARITY weekend warrior course is available for wannabe soldiers.
"They've grown the business, got into making our own boats, and added a little business-savvy," Down River makes pro and "weekend warrior" rafts, "catarafts" and inflatable kayaks ("duckies"), as well as its high-end custom raft frames for paddlers and anglers, including deluxe fishing frames with casting platforms and lean bars.
The H3T Weekend Warrior features a modified suspension to handle extreme off-road duty, and Baja Orange Metallic paint.
SAFETY PRODUCT KITS are ideal for the weekend warrior or professional that understands that the right equipment can make the job easier and safer.
This is the first time the Weekend Warrior programme has come to Liverpool, but the Dawson's Music store in Warrington is running the scheme for the fourth time this year.
Perris-based Weekend Warrior specializes in making "toy haulers," trailers that combine space for storing motorcycles, ATVs and other gear with RV-like living space.