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Gym Jargon Quiz

Knowing the jargon of the gym can really help you feel like you know what you are doing, and that confidence can go a long way. So test your knowledge of gym jargon. Plus there's a bonus question about a race, since sometimes it is good to have a goal (like running a race) to get you to the gym!


Gym Jargon Quiz

What is the name of the exercise?

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anned anned 9 years
dcroan do you take spinning classes now? that is what I like to do in the "off" season, and then cram it on the bike as much as I can when the weather gets warmer. actually-not sure where you live or where your tri is...? I haven't heard about that one, but I am in Massachusetts. I do a lot of breathing work when swimming (breathing every 5, 7, 9 strokes) and I don't run my long runs with my ipod so I can pay attention to my breathing. When it gets warmer I like to bike a loop to a trail, and run hills there. Nice and scenic but definitely a challenge!
dcroan dcroan 9 years
oh and also the hill run there is so extreme that i think i'm definitely going to crater. Any tips on increasing breathing or training tips involving respiration. Anyone else doing or going to Wildflower 2008?
dcroan dcroan 9 years
Any tips on bike training for a triathlon? I'm doing Wildflower and don't want to get wrecked.
freegracefrom freegracefrom 9 years
3/5. Fartlek... wha? And that makes sense about swimming first, I guess.
PeachyKeen19 PeachyKeen19 9 years
anned anned 9 years
the triathlon is started first with the swim for a major safety reason (although not sure the official?). Most people are the worst on the swim. If you are too tired to finish your swim, you could float on your back and what not, but there is no "stopping" like you can do with running or biking. Also, if there is a problem, and you are halfway out in the middle of a pond/lake/or worse, ocean, you have to be rescued all the way out there! So the likelihood of something happening in the water is decreased by putting swimming first. also, that question about the treadmill was kinda unclear only because you could set it to whatever you wanted to! It didn't say that you wanted to mimic outdoor running. great quiz fit!
hllrbackgirl hllrbackgirl 9 years
4/5 woooo. i did better than i though i would. i missed the weights question
Linda-McP Linda-McP 9 years
4/5 Missed the triathalon one as well.
TidalWave TidalWave 9 years
yay first 100%. the treadmill one totally threw me off
PinkTink707 PinkTink707 9 years
5/5! Easy for a gym-goer who knows what they are doing!
ISUjules ISUjules 9 years
100% WooHoo!
swt-strwbrry-sgr swt-strwbrry-sgr 9 years
wambalus wambalus 9 years
kxm24 kxm24 9 years
yay 5/5 :)
heyjen19 heyjen19 9 years
i shocked myself! 5/! didn't think i was guessing right..its my lucky day!
kiddylnd kiddylnd 9 years
Considering I don't go to a gym I did pretty good. Only got the weight one wrong. :)
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
3/5 woot
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Opps only 2/5...not too good :P
AMP AMP 9 years
i got the triathalon part wrong. Why start with the swim? then the people are wet thru the whole rest of the race! That doesn't make sense to me.
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