Glossary L

Deutsch: Leichte Streichungen / Español: Golpes ligeros / Português: Toques leves / Français: Effleurements légers / Italiano: Colpi leggeri

Light strokes in the fitness context refer to a gentle massage technique used to soothe muscles and stimulate circulation. This method is often incorporated into cool-down routines or recovery sessions to aid in muscle relaxation and promote healing after intense physical activity.

Deutsch: Durchlässiger Darm / Español: Intestino permeable / Português: Intestino permeável / Français: Intestin perméable / Italiano: Intestino permeabile

Leaky gut, also known as increased intestinal permeability, in the fitness context, is a condition where the lining of the small intestine becomes damaged, allowing undigested food particles, toxic waste products, and bacteria to "leak" through the intestines into the bloodstream. This phenomenon is of particular concern in fitness and health circles due to its supposed impact on overall health, including the physical performance and recovery of athletes.

Deutsch: Ausfallschritt / Español: Zancada / Português: Avanço / Français: Fente / Italiano: Affondo

Lunge in the fitness context refers to a popular strength-training exercise primarily aimed at developing the quadriceps, glutes, and hamstrings, but also engaging the core and other support muscles. It is a fundamental movement in many fitness routines, valued for its effectiveness in improving balance, coordination, and flexibility.