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overtraining syndrome

overtraining syndrome  n.— «Though it seems innocuous, overtraining isn’t just a matter of having overdone things in a workout or two. It is, instead, a recognized illness (known formally as “overtraining syndrome” by the growing cadre of...

catmill

catmill  n.— «Catmill: A spinning device that dog fighters use to condition their dogs and build up endurance. The dog is chained to one side of the device and chases a small bait animal attached to the other side.» —“Dog-fighting...

personal Everest

personal Everest  n.— «We awoke at dawn resembling damp tramps but feeling as if we had climbed a personal Everest of endurance…well maybe a Pen y Fan. Gordon Brown has his opinions on what defines courage. In my book, it’s spending...

randonneuring

randonneuring  n.— «Randonneuring is long-distance, unsupported endurance cycling, a sport which began in France and Italy. “Randonnee” is a French word for “ramble” or “tour.”» —“Old ‘iron butt’...

ferret legging

ferret legging n. an endurance test or stunt in which ferrets are trapped in pants worn by a participant. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

ferret legging

ferret legging  n.— «For many years, Englishmen have competed at something called “ferret-legging”—dropping ferrets down their trousers as a sort of endurance sport.» —“The Pet of the Year Isn’t a Pinup or a Pup But It Is...

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