GLOSSARY

Learn the definition of these common fitness terminology.

Body Mass Index (BMI)

BMI is a measurement of your weight with respect to your height, often used to broadly...

Circuit

Think of this as a completion of all prescribed exercises with the specified reps/duration...

Compound Exercises

Compound exercises are multi-joint movements that work two or more muscles/muscle groups...

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

HIIT is a form of interval cardio training that alternates between intense anaerobic exercise...

Isolation Exercises

Isolation exercises are single-joint movements that target only one specific muscles/muscle group...

Range of Motion (ROM)

ROM is a measurement of the extent of movement around a specific joint or body part, from...

Resistance Training

Resistance training, also known as weight training or strength training, is a form of exercise...

Stretching

Stretching is a form of exercise where specific muscle/muscle group is deliberately flexed to...

Warm Up

A short session of light exercises & stretching prior to your training to increase your heart rate...

Body Toning

Developing a lean physique (i.e. low levels of body fat) with noticeable muscle definition...

Circuit Training

Circuit training is a form of resistance training that includes a series of exercises with relatively...

Cool Down

Allow your body to transition to a resting or near-resting state after you've completed a...

Intensity

Exercise intensity refers to the amount of effort that you put into a workout. The most basic...

Isometric Exercises

Isometric exercises are exercises where you hold a position under tension for a certain amount...

Reps (Repetition)

One rep is one complete motion of an exercise, or the number of times you perform an exercise...

Sets

A set is a group of reps that you complete without rest, or the number of times you will...

Tabata

A form of HIIT developed by Izumi Tabata where it employs 20 seconds of exercise with...