Fitness Dictionary
by Justin French

 

 

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Nautilus - Isokinetic type exercise machine, which attempts to match resistance with user's force.

Negative Reps - One or two partners help you lift a weight up to 50% heavier than you would normally lift to finish point of movement. Then you slowly lower weight on your own.

Nutrients - Components of food that help nourish the body: that is, they provide energy or serve as "building materials." These nutrients include carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, water, etc.

Nutrition - The applied science of eating to foster greater health, fitness, and muscular gains. Through correct application of nutritional practices, you can selectively add muscle mass to your physique, or totally strip away all body fat, revealing the hard-earned muscles lying beneath your skin,

Non-Locks - Performing an exercise without going through complete range of motion. For example, doing squats without coming to full lockout position of knees or pressing a barbell without locking out elbows.