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CrossFit Acronyms and Abbreviations

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AMRAP: As Many Reps (sometimes Rounds) as Possible

 

BP: Bench press

 

BS: Back squat

 

BW (or BWT): Body weight

 

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

 

CLN: Clean

 

C&J: Clean and jerk

 

C2: Concept II rowing machine

 

DL: Deadlift

 

FS: Front squat

 

GHD: Glute ham developer. Posterior chain exercise, like a back extension. Also, the device that allows for the proper performance of a GHR.

 

GHD Sit-up: Sit-up done on the GHD 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.

 

MetCon: Metabolic Conditioning workout

 

MP: Military press

 

MU: Muscle ups. Hanging from rings you do a combination pull-up and dip so you end in an upright support.

 

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 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.

 

SPP: Specific physical preparedness, aka skill training.

 

SN: Snatch

 

SQ: Squat

 

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.

 

WO, sometimes W/O: Workout

 

WOD: Workout of the day