(Acronyms and Abbreviations)
▪ 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.
▪ CFWU:CrossFit Warm-up
▪ CLN: Clean
▪ C&J: Clean and jerk
▪ DL: Deadlift
▪ FS: Front squat
▪ GHR(D) or GHD: Glute ham raise (developer). Posterior chain exercise, like a back extension.
▪ HSPU: Hand stand push up.
▪ HSQ: Hang squat (clean or snatch).
▪ 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.
▪ SN: Snatch
▪ SQ: Squat
▪ TGU: Turkish get-up
▪ 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