Exercise Database API

Exercise Database API

The exercise database gives you access to over 1300 exercises with individual exercise data and animated demonstrations.

API description

About the API:

This API will provide information about exercises based on what body part you want to focus on. Also, it will deliver the proper equipment to do such an exercise. Also, receive an animated gif that shows you how to do that exercise.  


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

Be able to filter by body part or equipment, and receive the target body part of that exercise and an animated gif to show how the exercise is done. 


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

Fitness apps: Be able to create a fitness app that allows your users to have information about their exercises and show them how to do them. 

Gyms: Great API for gymnasiums that want to show which exercises can be done in their facilities. 


Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides API call limitations per month, there are no other limitations.

API Documentation


Fetch a list of available body parts


GET https://zylalabs.com/api/392/exercise+database+api/309/list+of+body+parts

Fetch exercises by body part


GET https://zylalabs.com/api/392/exercise+database+api/310/list+exercise+by+body+part

Fetch a list of available target muscles


GET https://zylalabs.com/api/392/exercise+database+api/311/list+of+target+muscles

Fetch exercises by target primary muscle


GET https://zylalabs.com/api/392/exercise+database+api/312/list+by+target+muscle

Fetch all exercises (non-paginated)


GET https://zylalabs.com/api/392/exercise+database+api/313/list+of+all+exercise

Fetch an exercise by its ID


GET https://zylalabs.com/api/392/exercise+database+api/1004/exercise+by+id

API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Exercise Database API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


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Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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