What defines a workout?(Entry 1 of 2) 1 :
a practice or exercise to test or improve one’s fitness for athletic competition, ability, or performance. 2 : a test of one’s ability, capacity, stamina, or suitability.
Is workout and exercise the same thing?
Exercise is a more general term for physical activity while workout refers more to a specific set of physical exercises, generally in a gym, which follow a precise pattern.
Workout: A session of exercise or practice to improve fitness, as for athletic competition.
a trial or practice session in athletics, as in running, boxing, or football.a structured regime of physical exercise:
She goes to the gym for a workout twice a week.
any trial or practice session.an act or instance of working something out