Fitness Terms - V

Fitness Glossary - V Terms


Variable Resistance
Strength training equipment where the machine varies amount of weight being lifted to match strength curve for a particular exercise – usually with a cam, lever arm or hydraulic cylinder. Also referred to as “ACCOMMODATING RESISTANCE.”

Increase in size and number of observable veins. Highly desirable in bodybuilding.

The maximum amount of oxygen a person can utilize per minute of work. Often written down as an evaluation of a persons cardiovascular efficiency.