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  • n. Plural form of ergometer.


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  • The Americans and Mr. Abdul Salam critiqued the 15-man national team and seven younger athletes as they trained on rowing machines called ergometers, or ergs, and on the water.

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  • As regards the mechanical, the technique is obvious, namely, connecting the muscle to suitable recorders, ergometers and levers.

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  • It's chock full of everything they need: ergometers colloquially called ergs, these devices simulate rowing and measure the work done, weight machines, change rooms, showers, offices, a kitchen and a physiotherapist.

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  • But the lake where they practice has been frozen, forcing them to do all their training indoors on ergometers, stationary machines that simulate rowing.

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  • All the athletes were rowing Concept 2's "Model D" ergometers.


  • Participants worked out on treadmills, elliptical trainers or cycle ergometers in a supervised setting.

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  • How it is described in a word doesn't change the fact that Edwards 'new recreation facility is full of cool stuff such as upper-body ergometers, climbing walls, turf that seems as soft as real grass and Big Ass Fans (the latter is a real company, I swear).

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  • Instead of normal handlebars, the bikes have "upper-body ergometers," which are essentially pedals for the hands that can add to an aerobic workout.

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  • Spinning is performed on modified ergometers or stationary bicycles that - Articles related to The First Decade: Has the internet brought us together or driven us apart?

  • Another key feature of the laboratory is the ability to measure mechanical work at extremely high resolutions; the cycle ergometers, treadmills and other force measuring devices are linked to PCs to carefully monitor and assess the external forces that athletes can produce.

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