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20 Innocent Fitness Terms That Sound NSFW

Just because you find these 20 sports and fitness terms giggle-worthy doesn't mean you're immature. It means that you're human. Are you ready to take your vinyasa to a whole other level? Warning: Onlookers may be concerned about what you're reading.

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LOL! March 26, 2014 | By Emily Abbate | Leave a Comment

The world of health, sports, and fitness leaves a lot of room for awkwardness. Tight, minimal clothing options, excessive amounts of sweat leading to looking wretchedly disheveled in public, all sorts of room for human error, and best of all -- the terminology that goes hand-in-hand with many of our favorite workouts.

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Looking for a good laugh? Then take a looksee at our 20 innocent fitness terms that sound dirty. Oh, and don't worry -- we grant you permission to both pass it along and laugh uncontrollably. 

1. Chaturanga
What it sounds like: 
Something you'd call out when you're between the sheets
What it really means: The yoga push-up or low plank

2. Vinyasa
What it sounds like: 
A fancy way to say vajayjay
What it really means: The movement between poses in yoga, typically accompanied by regulated breathing

3. Angina pectoris
What it sounds like:
Another way of saying intercourse of the non-missionary variety
What it really means: A condition marked by severe pain in the chest, often also spreading to the shoulders, arms, and neck, caused by an inadequate blood supply to the heart

4. Namaste
What it sounds like: "
That guy is a freak in bed! He's namaste!"
What it really means:  A customary greeting when individuals meet and a farewell when they part 

5. Snatch
What it sounds like: 
A slang term for lady parts
What it really means: The rapid raising of a weight from the floor to above the head in one movement. 

6. Clean and jerk
What it sounds like:
Something a gentleman might do to pass the time alone.
What it really means: Two-movement weightlifting exercise, commonly done in CrossFit, in which a weight is raised above the head following an initial lift to shoulder level.  

7. Power rack
What it sounds like:
An admirable set of breasts
What it really means: An item of weight training equipment designed to allow for a free-weight workout using a barbell without movement restrictions. 

8. Rim shot
What it sounds like: 
You can do the math on this one.
What it really means: In basketball, a toss in which the ball hits the rim of the basket

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9. Wetronome
What it sounds like: 
A toy one might use to amuse themselves.
What it really means: A piece of fitness equipment swimmers use to keep time worn under the swim cap or goggle strap in the water

10. Apex
What it sounds like:
Another way of saying "climax"
What it really means: In cycling -- the sharpest part of a turn where the transition from entering to exiting takes place

11. Screamer
What it sounds like: 
Someone who has no shame letting the neighbors know they're having a really good time
What it really means: When a baseball batter hits a line drive. 

12. WOD
What it sounds like: 
You can do the math on this one, too.
What it really means: "Workout of the Day" in CrossFit.  

13. Sack
What it sounds like:
A slang term for man parts. 
What it really means: When a football quarterback is tackled behind the line of scrimmage

14. Nutmegged
What it sounds like: We could go either way on this one — slang for an orgasm or special version of "teabag"? (link to UD)
What it really means: When a soccer player has the ball pushed between his legs by his opponent. 

15. Hooker
What it sounds like: Think Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman
What it really means: A position in rugby

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16. Double Team
What it sounds like: 
A wild experience you might be embarrassed to tell your friends about
What it really means: When one player in any sport is blocked by two opponents

17. Panache
What it sounds like: 
The sex position your sorority sister back in college warned you about
What it really means: Having a certain amount of daring or flamboyant behavior while road racing.

18. Saddle time 
What it sounds like: 
Something you'd hope lasts longer than your morning cup of coffee
What it really means: Time spent on a cycling bike

19. Farlek
What it sounds like: 
A particularly long session of oral enjoyment
What it really means: A system of training for distance runners in which pace and terrain are continually varied to eliminate boredom. 

20. Dismount
What it sounds like: 
Thanks, I'm good!
What it really means: To get off of a bike

 

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