exerciser

noun

ex·​er·​cis·​er ˈek-sər-ˌsī-zər How to pronounce exerciser (audio)
1
: one that exercises
2
: an apparatus for use in physical exercise

Examples of exerciser in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With varying guidelines around heart rate zones and conflicting evidence on the potential benefits of training in each zone, exercisers may be left wondering what to do. Jason Sawyer, The Conversation, 1 Apr. 2024 Research published in 2022 found that both weekend warriors and regular exercisers had a lower mortality risk than people who were inactive.4 An August 2023 study found the same was true for heart health benefits. Michelle Pugle, Health, 27 Mar. 2024 The Job Accommodation Network has a whole list of potential options for anxiety disorders, including products like under-desk pedal exercisers (hey, restless energy!) and strategies for managing issues with focus, time management, and memory. Anna Borges, SELF, 13 Feb. 2024 By the end of the study, the number of total daily calories the exercisers burned was not significantly different from what the nonexercisers burned. Donald M. Lamkin, Fortune Well, 18 July 2023 There’s always an influx of new exercisers into yoga, strength, and other fitness classes when January hits, whether they’re just getting started with movement or are simply dipping their toes into that particular offering. Shauna Harrison, SELF, 16 Jan. 2024 In a Reddit thread, some exercisers shared that hard workouts made their injections fade fast. Jenny McCoy, SELF, 15 Feb. 2024 In fact, according to a 2021 study in BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine, new exercisers are way more likely to get injured than those who have been at it for longer. Kira Onysko, SELF, 10 Jan. 2024 More experienced exercisers can progress the move by slowing down the tempo during the eccentric part of the move, when the weight is lowering back down. Jenny McCoy, SELF, 17 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1552, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of exerciser was in 1552

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“Exerciser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exerciser. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

exerciser

noun
ex·​er·​cis·​er ˈek-sər-ˌsī-zər How to pronounce exerciser (audio)
1
: one that exercises
2
: an apparatus for use in physical exercise

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