Fitness Terms - O
Fitness Glossary - O Terms
Abbreviation for external oblique's, the muscles to either side of abdominal's that rotate and flex the trunk.
Exercises used in competition other than snatch and clean and jerk, such as squats, bench presses, and barbell curls.
Female sex hormone.
Two movements used in national and international Olympic competitions: the SNATCH and the CLEAN and JERK.
High quality, precision made set of weights used for competition. The bar is approximately 7' long. All moving parts have either brass bushings or bearings. Plates are machined for accurate weight.
Slang denoting skin with very low percentage of subcutaneous fat, which helps to accentuate muscularity.
Applying a greater load than normal to a muscle to increase its capability.