Exercise 1

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Health and Sickness - Exercise 1

Health and Sickness
a breath of fresh airphrase

the cleat air that one inhales after a period of being indoors

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activity trackernoun

‌a wearable device that records one's daily physical activities in addition to monitoring one's heart rate and calorie consumption

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aerobic
aerobicadjective

(of physical exercise) including activities that increase one's heart rate and oxygen consumption rate

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aerobics
aerobicsnoun

exercises that are designed to make one's lungs and heart stronger, often performed with exhilarating music

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anaerobicadjective

(of physical exercise) involving short and intense physical activities, such as sprints and weightlifting, during which oxygen demand surpasses oxygen supply

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athlete
athletenoun

a person who is good at sports and physical exercise, and often competes in sports competitions

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athletic
athleticadjective

being physically active and strong with a proportionate body

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the burnnoun

the pain that can be felt in one's muscles as a result of intense training

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burpeenoun

‌a full body exercise used in strength training that involves the combination of squad thrusts and squat jumps

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cardionoun

a‌ny aerobic exercise or vigorous activity that increases heart rate as well as respiration, using the large muscles of one's body in movement over a sustained period of time

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circuitnoun

a workout technique that is consisted of several exercises each targeting different muscle groups

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circuit trainingnoun

a workout technique that is consisted of several exercises that target different muscle groups

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CrossFitnoun

a high-intensity interval training that is a combination of weightlifting, powerlifting, gymnastics and cardio

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cross trainer
cross trainernoun

a piece of equipment at a gym with two parts that one stands on while holding two bars and pushing each part and bar as an exercise

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cross-trainingnoun

the combination of different types of exercise activities for well-rounded muscular development or better preparation for the main sport

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to exercise
to exerciseverb

to do physical activities or sports to stay healthy and become stronger

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exercise bikenoun

a stationary machine for taking exercise that can be pedaled like a bicycle

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fitness centernoun

‌a place, usually a commercial establishment, where people can exercise and use workout equipments

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fitness trackernoun

‌a wearable device that records physical activities and offers information about the wearer's health, specifically heart rate and the number of calories burned

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foam rollernoun

‌a cylindrical tube made of rubber, plastic, or compressed foam that can be used to reduce tension in one's muscles or to reduce inflammation

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to get into shapephrase

‌to become physically healthy or fit

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gym
gymnoun

a room or building in which people exercise with special equipment to improve their physical health

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health clubnoun

a place, usually containing special equipment, where people can go in order to exercise and get fit

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health spanoun

a fitness center or an establishment that provides pieces of equipment and facilities for people to exercise in and improve their physical fitness

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high-intensity interval trainingnoun

a multi-layered exercise consisted of short periods of demanding physical activities with less intense recovery periods in between

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hiking
hikingnoun

the activity of taking long walks in the country or mountains for pleasure

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intervalnoun

an exercise that makes athletes switch between short, high intensity bursts of activities, each requiring different speeds or amount of effort

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interval trainingnoun

athletic training that consists of activities with alternating periods of high and low-intensity activity

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jog
jognoun

a slow or leisurely paced running, usually for exercise

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to jog
to jogverb

to run at a steady, slow pace, especially for exercise

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joggernoun

someone who runs at a slow and steady pace, usually as a form of exercise

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jogging
joggingnoun

the activity of running slowly and steadily, especially for exercise

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jumping jack
jumping jacknoun

an exercise that is performed by jumping from a standing position with legs both spread wide and the hands touching overhead and then returning to a position with the feet together and the arms at the sides

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keep-fitnoun

a series of exercises performed with the purpose of staying healthy or increasing strength

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kettlebellnoun

‌a cast iron weight that is shaped like a ball with a curved handle for easy gripping

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mountain climbernoun

someone who climbs or hikes mountains as a sport

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