We use a fair amount of jargon in the exercise world. And we know this can be confusing.
There are also loads of ways you can put a workout together. There is no single “best” way. They all have pros and cons such as:
- Simpler/more complex
- Aimed at fitness/strength
- More/less efficient
- Better for beginners/advanced
- Safer/more dodgy
To help you navigate the jargon and unpick some of the fitness idiosyncrasies, here are a few of the phrases and workouts we find ourselves using a lot and why you might use them as part of your workout regime: