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

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