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    as I had heard a lot about these workouts.

    Could you please check the sentence below?, and should the bold part be "this workout" or "these workouts"?

    It was about three years ago when I joined a fitness center to try TRX suspension training, as I had heard a lot about these workouts.

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    Re: as I had heard a lot about these workouts.

    Quote Originally Posted by newkeenlearner View Post
    Could you please check the sentence below? Should the bold part be "this workout" or "these workouts"?

    It was about three years ago when I joined a fitness center to try TRX suspension training, as I had heard a lot about these workouts.
    It depends. Is TRX suspension training one workout or more than one?
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: as I had heard a lot about these workouts.

    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie Bernstein View Post
    It depends. Is TRX suspension training one workout or more than one?
    TRX has a rope as equipment that every session clients do a wide variety of movements and positions.
    Now, should we use “ plural” form because this training has lots of movements?
    What does “ workout” mean here?

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    Re: as I had heard a lot about these workouts.

    Quote Originally Posted by newkeenlearner View Post
    TRX has a rope as equipment, and at every session clients do a wide variety of movements and positions.
    Now, should we use the plural form because this training has lots of movements?
    What does “ workout” mean here?
    No. You are doing TRX training, and you don't know what a workout is? Incredible!

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    TRX - total resistance exercise

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    Re: as I had heard a lot about these workouts.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    No. You are doing TRX training, and you don't know what a workout is? Incredible!

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    TRX - total resistance exercise
    I do know what workout means. I don’t know what “ these workouts” means here and why is it prulal?

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    Re: as I had heard a lot about these workouts.

    The workouts are TRX workouts.


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    Re: as I had heard a lot about these workouts.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    The workouts are TRX workouts.

    I am still confused. Can we say “ TRX workout” ?

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    Re: as I had heard a lot about these workouts.

    I don't know why not. Perhaps:

    I had a TRX workout today. Talk about rigorous!

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    Re: as I had heard a lot about these workouts.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    I don't know why not. Perhaps:
    I had a TRX workout today. Talk about rigorous!
    I don’t have difficulty understanding “ I had a TRX workout today”, but “ TRX workouts” dosen’t make sense. Because “ TRX” is just one training or one workout, not many workouts.

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    Re: as I had heard a lot about these workouts.

    Quote Originally Posted by newkeenlearner View Post
    I don’t have difficulty understanding "I had a TRX workout today”, but "TRX workouts” dosen’t make sense. Because TRX is just one training or one workout, not many workouts.
    Perhaps:

    TRX workouts are rigorous.

    Does that sentence make sense to you?

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