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Vocabulary: At the gym

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One of the best ways to stay healthy and fit is to exercise regularly. Not only will you look better, but you will feel great and your health will thank you.
Below you will find a description of equipment you can find at the gym, can you match the word to its description?

Fitness Equipment

Exercise ball
Exercise bike
Punching bag

Now match the word to its description.

  • 1. A ___ is a piece of equipment used in weight training. It can be used individually or in pairs (one in each hand).

  • 2. ___ is a piece of equipment used in weight lifting and is found in ranges between 1.2m and 2.4m. Weight plates are placed on the outer parts of the bar to make the weight you want.

  • 3. With the ___ machine you imitate the movements you make when you go up the stairs; it helps you strengthen your legs and arms.

  • 4. The ___ is a machine that allows you to walk or run without leaving your position.

  • 5. By using the ___ you simulate the exercise you do on a bike without leaving the gym. It's excellent for improving your aerobic capacity.

  • 6. Unlike exercise on a flat surface, using the ___ creates an instability causing the body to respond by generating work in a larger group of muscles.

  • 7. The ___ is used in sports such as boxing or martial arts, or just for someone who needs to release tension stress after a heavy day!