I'm translating a tv show and I have no idea what they are saying in a scene. They are working out at gym, the woman finishes her set and this dialogue comes, here's the script:

Man: That was five rounds. Woman: Really? Man: Yeah. You're up on the board. Woman: That's not bad. Man: No.

I have absolutely no idea about what's going on here :) With the word round, do they mean they had been working out one by one. And by "you're up" does the man mean she is next? If so what is a board? Or is there a physical board where they write their scores and she is up, you know on top of him?

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    I would guess that they're alluding to some kind of game, that there are rounds in the game, and after each round the total scores are recorded on a board. But I have never seen a real gym that works like this (of course, I have only ever been familiar with a handful of gyms), so it all may be some kind of metaphor. – Peter Shor Jan 23 at 12:03
  • Thank you so much for your comment. – aytug2001 Jan 23 at 12:07
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    I don’t think she’s necessarily ahead of him, but what he says clearly does mean “Your name [along with an indication of five rounds] appears on the board now”. Unlike @Peter I don’t necessarily think it’s a game; it could simply be something like a spinning or running class where each participant logs in at the beginning of the class, and the fastest participants then appear on a screen logging who’s biked/run most laps/rounds. Sort of a gamified gym class, but not necessarily an actual game. I have seen gym classes work more or less like that. – Janus Bahs Jacquet Jan 23 at 12:10
  • I was going to post an answer .... waaa! – lbf Jan 23 at 12:26
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    glad you got an ANSWER! – lbf Jan 23 at 13:08

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