O — Fitness A-Z

Fitness terms beginning with 'O'

Our A to Z of fitness terms should ensure you are well versed in all the jargon and other technical terms associated with fitness. Here’s all the fitness terms we have identified beginning with ‘O’…

Obliques, body part.
General term for the muscles on both sides of the abdomen that rotate and flex the trunk.

Orthotic, other technical term.
A specially shaped insert — often custom-made — which is fitted into a training shoe to correct an abnormality in foot motion.

Overtraining, technique.
Excessive volume, intensity, or both volume and intensity of training, resulting in fatigue, illness, injury and/or impaired performance. This can be alleviated by a reducing the amount of training that you do, training at a less intense level, and/or getting some rest.

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