feel the burn

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The phrase was popularized by actress Jane Fonda in her highly successful aerobic exercise videotapes.


feel the burn (third-person singular simple present feels the burn, present participle feeling the burn, simple past and past participle felt the burn)

  1. (sports) To feel the burning sensation arising in a muscle being intensely exercised; often used as an exhortation to extend oneself in physical exercise.
  2. (sex) To feel the vaginal or anal pleasure or burn felt during sexual intercourse.

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