Quick answer
"Weight lifting" is a noun which is often translated as "la halterofilia", and "cardio" is a prefix which is often translated as "cardio". Learn more about the difference between "weight lifting" and "cardio" below.
weight lifting
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sport)
a. la halterofilia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Oscar Figueroa won a gold medal in weight lifting in the 2016 Olympics.Óscar Figueroa ganó la medalla de oro en halterofilia en las Olimpiadas de 2016.
b. el levantamiento de pesas
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Weight lifting strengthens bones and muscles.El levantamiento de pesas fortalece los huesos y los músculos.
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cardio(
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A prefix is an affix that is added to the beginning of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. auto, pre).
prefix
1. (related to the heart)
a. cardio
The cardiovascular system circulates oxygen and nutrients throughout the body.El aparato cardiovascular hace circular oxígeno y nutrientes por todo el cuerpo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(aerobic exercise)
a. el cardio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
We had the best cardio workout this morning.Tuvimos el mejor entrenamiento cardio esta mañana.
b. el ejercicio cardiovascular
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Cardio has many benefits, such as improving respiration and circulation.El ejercicio cardiovascular tiene muchos beneficios, como mejorar la respiración y la circulación.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(profession)
a. el cardiólogo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la cardióloga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Dad has an appointment with the cardio this afternoon.Papá tiene cita con la cardióloga hoy en la tarde.
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