go for the burn

go for the burn

To push oneself to exercise more intensely (which will often cause one to experience a burning sensation in the muscles). We're going to pick up the pace now, everybody! Come one, go for the burn!
See also: burn, go
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go for the burn

push your body to the extremes when practising a form of physical exercise. informal
The burn referred to is the burning sensation caused in muscles by strenuous exertion.
See also: burn, go
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