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Working Out in Portuguese Posted by on Apr 28, 2012 in Vocabulary

Exercise (exercício) is an important part of life in several of Brazil’s big cities such as São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Brasília. Today we’re going to review some vocabulary related to exercise and working out.

corpo – body

malhar – to work out

malhação – working out

ginástica – work out

entrar em forma – get in shape

academia – the gym

pesos – weights

musculação – weightlifting/bodybuilding

treinamento – training/work out

alongar – to stretch

alongamento – stretching

abdominais – sit-ups

esteira – treadmill

flexão – push-up

educação física – physical education

personal trainer – personal trainer

Here are a couple videos to hear work out vocabulary in action.

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