German Gym VocabularyFitness Terms

13.12.2023

When you're planning to hit the gym in a German-speaking country, it's essential to know the relevant vocabulary to ensure a smooth fitness experience. In this article, we'll introduce you to a comprehensive list of German words and phrases commonly used in gym settings.

Basic Gym Vocabulary

das Gewicht
weight
die Hantel
dumbbell
die Langhantel
barbell
das Laufband
treadmill
der Widerstand
resistance
die Klimmzugstange
pull-up bar
die Kettlebell
kettlebell
die Übungsmatte
exercise mat

Gym Actions

heben
lift
laufen
run
trainieren
train/work out
strecken
stretch

Gym Phrases

Ich mache Krafttraining.
I am doing strength training.
Ich laufe auf dem Laufband.
I am running on the treadmill.
Ich trainiere meine Arme.
I am working on my arms.

Common Gym Commands

Wiederholungen
repetitions
Sätze
sets
pausieren
rest/pause
atmen
breathe
abnehmen
lose weight
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