Sport and fitness Russian vocabulary

Learn sport and fitness Russian vocabulary with the words and phrases from our series “Russian Word of the Day“. Every word comes with an audio and two examples.

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е́здить верхо́м [yez-déet' veer-hóm] Phrase
to ride, to be carried on somebody's back
ро́лики [ró-lee-kee] Noun , plural
roller skates
лы́жи [lý-zhee] Noun , plural
skis
боле́льщик [ba-lyél'-scheek] Noun , masculine , feminine - боле́льщица
fan, supporter
боле́ть за [ba-lyét' za] Phrase
to root for, to be a fan of
ганте́ли [gan-té-lee] Noun , plural
dumbbells
спортза́л [sport-zál] Noun , masculine
gym, gymnasium
танцева́ть [tan-tse-vát'] Verb , imperfective
to dance
привести́ себя́ в фо́рму [pree-vees-tée see-byá v fór-mu] Phrase
to get in shape, to shape up
силова́я трениро́вка [see-la-vá-ya tree-nee-róf-ka] Phrase
weight training
коньки́ [kan'-kée] Noun , plural
skates
шта́нга [shtán-ga] Noun , feminine
barbell
тренажёр [tree-na-zhyór] Noun , masculine
training machine, simulator
плыть [plyt'] Verb , imperfective
to swim, to float, to sail
растя́жка [ras-tyásh-ka] Noun , feminine
stretching
мы́шца [mýsh-tsa] Noun , feminine
muscle
трениро́вка [tree-nee-róf-ka] Noun , feminine , plural - трениро́вки
training, workout, practice
пла́вать [plá-vat'] Verb , imperfective
to swim, to float
приседа́ние [pree-sye-dá-nee-ye] Noun , neuter
squatting
кача́ть пресс [ka-chát' pryes] Phrase
to work the abdomen, to do sit-ups
подтя́гивание [pat-tyá-gee-va-nee-ye] Noun , neuter , plural - подтя́гивания
chin-up, pull-up
отжима́ние [at-zhee-má-nee-ye] Noun , neuter , plural - отжима́ния
push-up, press-up

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