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16:20 Jan 21, 2004
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German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Latissimus-Übung
Verwenden Sie Krafttrainingsgeräte und die Butterfly- und Latissimus-Übungen für eine deutliche Verbesserung der Muskulatur an Armen und Oberkörper.
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4 +5"lat exercises"
3 -1lattisimus exercise
Kim Metzger

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
"lat exercises"

is the term normally used in gyms ...

Note added at 2004-01-21 16:30:00 (GMT)

Either using weights or by performing exercises like wide-grip chin-ups (which I\'ve never been able to do).

Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1090

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agree  Lydia Molea
12 mins

agree  Teresa Reinhardt
29 mins

agree  Michele Johnson: The lovely lats.
40 mins
  -> I wish

agree  Textklick: Ei vish also. Arnie
2 hrs

agree  jerrie: "lats to back" / "pec-deck" stick in my mind from long-gone visits to the torture chamber. I seem to remember it involved a pulling down action (squeeze those lats), with a bar on a chain, or a pretend one ;-))
21 hrs
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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): -1
lattisimus exercise

latissimus dorsi

NOUN: Inflected forms: pl. la•tis•si•mi dorsi (-m )
Either of two broad, flat, triangular muscles running from the vertebral column to the humerus.
ETYMOLOGY: New Latin l tissimus dors : Latin l tissimus, superlative of l tus, wide + Latin dors , genitive of dorsum, back.

    Reference: http://www.bartleby.com/61/47/L0064750.html
    Reference: http://www.myfit.ca/exercisedatabase/search.asp?muscle=latis...
Kim Metzger
Local time: 09:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 21860

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Textklick: Kim, beg to differ - neither gymspeak nor gymread :-)
7 hrs
  -> I guess I'm hopelessly out of touch with the world of fitness.
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