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CrossFit Vocabulary

  • AMRAP: complete AMany Rounds APossible in a given time
  • For time: complete a defined workout as fast as possible
  • Met con: a workout focused on metabolic conditioning or “cardio”
  • WOD- workout of the day
  • Benchmark WOD- a workout that has a name and may be performed multiple times over the year to monitor progress. If your time decreases or you complete more rounds then you have improved. We will record your previous score on these workouts so you will have something to aim for.
  • The Girls & Hero WOD’s- benchmark’s named after girls or fallen war hero’s
  • HSPUHand Stand PushUp
  • SDLHPSumo DeadLift High Pull
  • T2B- toes to bar
  • 1RM- 1 rep max- the maximum amount a give athlete can lift on a single repetition of a given movement.  Example: “Nick’s 1RM back squat is 160kg”
  • IWCABTAMD- increase work capacity across broad time and modal domains
  • AMRAP:  As Many Reps (sometimes Rounds) as Possible
  • ATG:  Ass to Grass
  • Box: the term which refers to a CrossFit gym
  • BP:  Bench press
  • BS:  Back squat
  • BW (or BWT):  Body weight
  • CFJ:  The CrossFit Journal
  • CFT: CrossFit Total – consisting of max squat, press, and deadlift.
  • CFSB: CrossFit Strength Bias. A program developed by Jeff Martin and Darrell White, explained here. You’ll need a CFJ subscription.
  • CFWU: CrossFit Warm-up
  • CLN: Clean
  • C&J: Clean and jerk
  • C2: Concept II rowing machine
  • DHP:  Dead hang pull
  • DL: Deadlift
  • EMOM:  Every Minute On the Minute
  • FS: Front squat
  • GHR(D):  Glute ham raise (developer). Posterior chain exercise, like a back extension. Also, the device that allows for the proper performance of a GHR.
  • GHR(D) Situp: Situp done on the GHR(D) bench.
  • Global (Globo) Gym:  the world-wide accepted norm for what a gym is i.e. 24 Hour Fitness, Fitness World, YMCA, etc
  • GPP: General physical preparedness, aka “fitness.”
  • GTG: Grease the Groove, a protocol of doing many sub-maximal sets of an exercise throughtout the day
  • H2H: Hand to hand; refers to Jeff Martone’s kettlebell “juggling” techniques (or to combat).
  • 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
  • IF: Intermittent Fasting
  • KB: Kettlebell
  • MEBB:  Maximum Effort Black box, term coined by Mike Rutherford. Search the forum for it. Originally laid out in one of the early Performance Menu issues.
  • 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 recordPP: 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
  • 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 preparednesss, aka skill training.
  • SN: Snatch
  • SQ: Squat
  • SS: Starting Strength; Mark Rippetoe’s great book on strength training basics. Available right here.
  • Subbed: Substituted. The CORRECT use of “subbed,” as in “substituted,” is, “I subbed an exercise I can do for one I can’t,” For example,if you can’t do HSPU, you subbed regular pushups.
  • 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
  • YBF: You’ll Be Fine (liberally applied in spray form)

 

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