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Definition a systematic plan — typically to improve health or fitness
  • The team's strict practice regimen led to weekly improvement.
regimen = systematic program
  • Patients who don't adhere to the prescribed antibiotic regimen, may acquire resistance to the antibiotic.
  • regimen = systematic plan
  • Her dietary regimen includes eating lots of fruits and vegetables.
  • regimen = systematic plan
  • She has a daily one-hour exercise and stretching regimen.
  • regimen = systematic program
  • The International Olympic Committee established a strict drug testing regimen.
  • regimen = systematic program
  • He relished the role and concocted novel, grueling training regimens that his teammates still remember well.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • regimens = systematic programs
  • Enthusiastically, he conducted an awkward regimen of stretches.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • regimen = systematic program
  • They were caught up in accelerated courses and first-aid programs and a physical hardening regimen, which included jumping from this tree.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • regimen = systematic program
  • The frown, the harsh rebuke, the frequent application of the rod, enjoined by Scriptural authority, were used, not merely in the way of punishment for actual offences, but as a wholesome regimen for the growth and promotion of all childish virtues.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • regimen = systematic program
  • ...but Anna thinks this guy might be a con man and possibly not even Dutch, and then just as the possibly Dutch guy and her mom are about to get married and Anna is about to start this crazy new treatment regimen involving wheatgrass and low doses of arsenic, the book ends right in the middle of a
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • regimen = systematic plan
  • His exercise regimen faltered and fell apart, with his cheek against the surly basement floor.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • regimen = systematic program
  • As part of his training regimen for the climb, he immersed himself in bathtubs filled with ice.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • regimen = systematic program
  • The best NBA players have strict regimens for working out that they adhere to everyday.
  • regimens = systematic programs
  • He said Baba needed regimen, order.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • He finds Blaine in the grassy commons between the dining hall and the dormitories, being put through a regimen of calisthenics with his unit.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • I did my usual regimen of stationary running, skipping rope, sit-ups, and fingertip press-ups.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • People suggesting new drug combinations, new physical therapy regimens, new doctors, experimental treatments, Eastern medicine, Jesus.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • By itself, the regimen proposed here, when followed rigorously, can purify the foulest breath.
    Laura Esquivel  --  Like Water for Chocolate
  • At the time of the Piedmont contact, he was treating his problems with his own regimen: a bottle of aspirin a day and some Sterno on top of it.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • With the beginning of the season less than a month away—and Sophia up in New Jersey—Luke stepped up his training regimen.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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