Learn the CrossFit Jargon

CROSSFIT TERMINOLOGY-
AMRAP: As Many Reps (sometimes Rounds)as possible in a given time frame.

BP: Bench press

BS: Back squat

BW (OR BWT): Body weight

CFT: CrossFit Total – consisting of max squat, press, and deadlift.

CFWU: CrossFit Warm-up

CLN: Clean

C&J: Clean and jerk

C2: Concept II rowing machine

DL: Deadlift

Double Unders: skipping where the ropes makes a double repetition for each jump made (as opposed to single unders where the rope makes a single repetition for each jump made)

EMOM: This stands for Every Minute on the Minute. So EMOM 12min means: every minute on the minute for 12 minutes, do a certain exercises. For this protocol, you rest the remainder of the minute after your task is completed.

FS: Front squat

GHD: Gluteus- Hamstring Developer. Posterior chain exercise, like a back extension.

GHD SITUP: Situp done on the GHR(D) bench.

HSPU: Hand stand push up. Kick up into a handstand (use wall for balance, if needed) bend arms until nose touches floor and push back up.

HSQ: Hang squat (clean or snatch). Start with bar “at the hang,” about knee height. Initiate pull. As the bar rises drop into a full squat and catch the bar in the racked position. From there, rise to a standing position

KB: Kettlebell

KTE: Knees to elbows. Similar to TTBs described below.

Met Con – metabolic conditioning, this is the high intensity, heart pumping, muscle burning part of the workout that everyone loves wink emoticon

OHS: Overhead squat. Full-depth squat performed while arms are locked out in a wide grip press position above (and usually behind) the head.

PC: Power clean

PD: Pood, weight measure for kettlebells

PR: Personal record

PP: Push press

PSN: Power snatch

PU: Pull-ups, possibly push ups depending on the context

REP: Repetition. One performance of an exercise.

RX’D: As prescribed; as written. WOD done without any adjustments.

RM: Repetition maximum. Your 1RM is your max lift for one rep. Your 10 RM is the most you can lift 10 times.

SDHP: Sumo deadlift high pull (see exercise section)

SET: A number of repetitions. e.g., 3 sets of 10 reps, often seen as 3×10, means do 10 reps, rest, repeat, rest, repeat.

SN: Snatch

SQ: Squat

SUBBED: Substituted. The CORRECT use of “subbed,” as in “substituted,” is, “I subbed an exercise I can do for one I can’t.”

TGU: Turkish get-up (See exercise section)

TTB: Toes to bar. Hang from bar. Bending only at waist raise your toes to touch the bar, slowly lower them and repeat.

WOD: Workout of the day

YBF: You’ll Be Fine (liberally applied in spray form)

 
 
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