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Gym Jargon Explained

Do You Know Your Gym Jargon?

Reps, sets, working out, working in — sorting out all the gym jargon can be enough to make you break a sweat. Are you a fitness lingo pro, or could you use a little spot? Find out how much you know when you take my quiz.


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Do You Know Your Gym Jargon?

If someone is working her "lats," what part of the body is she referring to?

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dm8bri dm8bri 7 years
Never heard of "rhomboids"
dm8bri dm8bri 7 years
Never heard of "rhomboids"
brownsuga928 brownsuga928 7 years
2/5!Im a runner not a lifter! LOL Maybe I should start! LOL
SCatChelseaPiers SCatChelseaPiers 7 years
I guess it would be absurd for a gym to get these questions wrong. So I guess five out of five is about par for me.
almostloli almostloli 7 years
haha 2/5i thought supersets would be extreme repeatings :D
almostloli almostloli 7 years
haha 2/5 i thought supersets would be extreme repeatings :D
porkypocky porkypocky 7 years
i didn't know what isometric exercises were....because i don't do them. harr =)
Carrie14884290 Carrie14884290 7 years
Way too easy.
Carrie14884290 Carrie14884290 7 years
Way too easy.
i-heart-monster i-heart-monster 7 years
i couldn't decide whether lats were back or shoulders, but that's 'cause I was confusing them with traps, duh,
V-for-Victoria V-for-Victoria 7 years
Wow, I got 100%, and I guessed #s 2 and 5.
tatsauce tatsauce 7 years
weee 100%
tatsauce tatsauce 7 years
weee 100%
Spectra Spectra 7 years
5/5...yeah, I work out a lot and spend quite a bit of time at the gym so I HOPE I know what I'm doing!
Soniabonya Soniabonya 7 years
holy crap. 4/5. thought i was going to get all but the plateau one wrong.
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
4/5
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
4/5
sunshinepointe sunshinepointe 7 years
100% hooray - guess all that time at the gym and reading has paid off :)
Kimpossible Kimpossible 7 years
5/5 :-)
Kimpossible Kimpossible 7 years
5/5 :-)
skigurl skigurl 7 years
i didn't know what isometric was!
glitterbug77 glitterbug77 7 years
Yay! First one I've gotten 100% on :)
ktgrl1818 ktgrl1818 7 years
i had no idea what the last 1 was
ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
i knew that i was going to get the last one wrong - and i guess i got the 2nd to last too. oh well. at least i knew more than 1/2
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