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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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 Things like heart rate monitors and power meters may be helpful for beginning exercisers who haven’t yet internalized the feeling of different training zones. Alex Hutchinson, Outside Online, "How Heart Rate Variability Tells You When to Hammer," 4 May 2018 Scientists involved in this research have suspected and sometimes shown that exercisers, whatever their species, tend to become hungrier and consume more calories after physical activity. Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times, "Why Exercise Alone May Not Be the Key to Weight Loss," 11 Apr. 2018 And exercisers, choose the fast routine your body craves. Redbook, "How to Streamline Your Weekday Mornings, Start to Finish," 5 Sep. 2012

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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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