ex·​er·​cis·​er | \ ˈek-sər-ˌsī-zər How to pronounce exerciser (audio) \

Definition of exerciser

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

Examples of exerciser in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most Americans, athletes, and everyday exercisers included just don’t get enough of it. Claire Maldarelli, Popular Science, "What actually works for muscle recovery—and what doesn’t," 17 Jan. 2019 The pandemic has made that even more the case, as large companies and small studios sprint to capture home exercisers. Corinne Purtill, Quartz, "A short history of home fitness, from 600 BC to today," 28 Apr. 2020 Cities could look to car-free streets as solution to keep exercisers socially distant, a national trails conservancy group says. Indystar Staff, Indianapolis Star, "Central Indiana coronavirus updates: State reports 5,507 cases, 173 deaths," 7 Apr. 2020 Ligler recommends that beginners stick with 3 rounds of the main work block to get a 45-minute workout, while more advanced exercisers can do all 5 to bring it up to an hour. 2. Lauren Bedosky, Health.com, "7 Stationary Bike Workouts for a Spin Routine You Can Do Anywhere," 7 Apr. 2020 But Kaiser encourages exercisers to be creative, and to truly keep the area designated for workouts only. Halley Bondy, NBC News, "Celebrity trainer Anna Kaiser: 5 ways to stay active during this unprecedented time," 31 Mar. 2020 With gyms classes canceled, the number of exercisers who have taken to walking the sidewalks in their neighborhoods has increased; thus, more eyes are seeing the uplifting artwork. Marcy De Luna, Houston Chronicle, "Houstonians' bright chalk art spreads positive messages during coronavirus crisis," 1 Apr. 2020 The subjects who exercised after eating breakfast lost the same amount of weight as the hungry exercisers who ate it after. Get-fit Guy Brock Armstrong, Scientific American, "Can Exercising Before Breakfast Dramatically Improve Your Health?," 18 Mar. 2020 At this point, most exercisers have tried spin classes. Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY, "Have a New Year's resolution to work out? Here are 10 fitness trends to try in 2020," 2 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of exerciser

1552, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Exerciser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exerciser. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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ex·​er·​cis·​er | \ ˈek-sər-ˌsī-zər How to pronounce exerciser (audio) \

Medical Definition of exerciser

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

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