Fitness Terms - R

Fitness Glossary - R Terms

R

Reciprocal Inhibition
Reflex relaxation in a muscle being stretched.

Repetition
One complete movement of an exercise.

Rep Out
Repeat the same movement over and over until you are unable to do anymore.

Reps
Abbreviation for REPETITIONS.

Rest Interval
Pause between sets of an exercise, which allows muscles to recover partially before beginning next set.

Rest Pause Training
Training method where you press out one difficult repetition, then replace bar in stands, then after 10-20 second rest, do another rep, etc.

Ripped
Slang meaning extreme muscularity.

Roid
Slang for ANABOLIC STEROID.