Fitness Equipment Glossary

You will discover dozens and dozens of different type of exercise equipment out there so tracking them can be quite the task, even for an expert. The constantly influx of new type of innovations and equipment also do not help and can intimidate newbies to the fitness world. We have compiled a set of the most frequent conditions regarding fitness equipment and break them right down to simple to understand, non-jargon information. We have also specified which body part the equipment targets, if relevant. If words like ergometer, P80 console and jones machine baffle you, this list will probably be your friend. We have gathered up all the fitness equipment names that we could find and we are constantly adding to this list. female masterbation

Abdominal Bench

Category: Power

Physique Parts Targeted: abdominals

A great ab bench is an exercise bench that is generally at a fall, usually with padded lower-leg rollers to hook your legs or foot around to perform a recession or sit-up. Additionally, there are adaptable versions of these to can perform different exercises on.

Adjustable Bench

Category: Power

Body Parts Targeted: N/A

For a flat counter, nonetheless they are adjustable to either become a flat seat, an incline bench or a decline bench.


An abbreviation for the Precor AMT (Adaptive Movement Trainer) which is an all-in-one elliptical machine. With the ability to change strides and adjust to the user without the manual adjustments.

Arc Trainer

Category: Cardio

Body Parts Targeted: hamstrings, quadriceps, gluteus maximus, core (if it includes upper body: triceps, muscles, back)

A cardio machine created by Cybex that closely resembles an oblong, but the independent suspended pedal mechanism further reduces influence on your lower bones.

Assisted Chin Dip

Category: Power

Body Parts Targeted: triceps, deltoids, pectorals, abs, biceps

An assisted chin dip machine is a tower with two sticking out rods. Some machines will have the user either kneel or stand on a weighted platform. The person starts with their forearms at a 90 level angle and extends their arms to execute the exercise.

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