ex·​er·​cis·​er | \ ˈek-sər-ˌsī-zər \

Definition of exerciser

1 : one that exercises
2 : an apparatus for use in physical exercise

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For most exercisers, Jazzercise is synonymous with leotards, leg warmers, and plenty of jazz hands. Fox News, "#ThrowbackThursday workout: How to do Jazzercise at home," 20 Apr. 2017 More than half of new exercisers quit within three to six months of starting, according to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Linda Melone, Woman's Day, "10 Habits Lifelong Exercisers Swear By," 15 July 2015 Also on the block: his divorce papers (The Daily Mail) Risky but Rare After the tragic death of David Goldberg was revealed to have been caused by a treadmill, exercisers are wary. Emily Selter, Town & Country, "The 1% Daily: Bill de Blasio's Gaffe, Where You Can Buy Lennon's Signature Specs," 6 May 2015 The odds were particularly encouraging for people who had been infrequent exercisers but ramped up their workouts over the years, the researchers found. Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times, "For Survivors of Childhood Cancer, Walk," 20 June 2018 Make a plan Proper goal setting can help motivate and inspire both new and veteran exercisers and athletes. Rebecca Kurtz, Detroit Free Press, "The benefits of setting fitness goals," 25 June 2018 As anyone who follows her on Instagram knows, Busy Philipps is an avid exerciser, hitting her favorite workout class LEKfit as much as possible — ideally seven days a week. Julie Mazziotta, PEOPLE.com, "Busy Philipps Works Out 7 Days a Week but Stopped Weighing Herself: 'It Was Giving Me Anxiety'," 14 June 2018 Other studies suggest walkers live just as long as more-intense exercisers. Michael Easter, Outside Online, "What Happens When You Scrap Your Fitness Plan," 14 May 2018 The sense of community encourages exercisers to keep exercising - something conventional gyms haven't been successful at. Lavanya Ramanathan, chicagotribune.com, "Is your spin class too young, too thin and too white?," 19 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of exerciser

1552, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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ex·​er·​cis·​er | \ ˈek-sər-ˌsī-zər \

Medical Definition of exerciser

1 : one that exercises
2 : an apparatus for use in physical exercise

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