Parts of the Body (1)Just here for the exercises? Click here.
Going to a fitness class in English? Make sure you’re prepared with our vocabulary list.
Learn ten parts of the body then test yourself in the exercises.
Parts of the Body
- stomach/belly (plural: bellies)
Chest or breast?
The word chest can refer to the chest area of either a man or a woman. Breast only has this meaning in an older literary sense.
- A very effective stretching exercise for your legs is bringing your knee to your chest.
In modern usage, the word breast mostly refers to a woman’s breasts (e.g. to talk about nursing or breast feeding babies, buying bras, or breast cancer).
- Many women wear sports bras to support their breasts during fitness classes.