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Glossary

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

C: Clean

C2B PU: Chest to bar pull up

C&J: Clean and jerk

C2: Concept II rowing machine

DL: Deadlift

EMOM: Every minute on the minute

FS: Front squat

G2OH: Ground to Overhead using any movement(s)

GHR(D): Glute ham raise (developer). Posterior chain exercise, like a back extension.

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

GPP: General physical preparedness, aka “fitness.”

H2H: Hand to hand

HAP: Heavy as possible, you can add weight each set as long as form stays solid

HBBS: High Bar Back Squat

HPC: Hang Power Clean

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

HSC or HSS: 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

KBS: Kettlebell Swing

K2E: Knees to elbows. Similar to TTBs described below.

LBBS: Low Bar Back Squat

MetCon: Metabolic Conditioning workout

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

PJ: Push Jerk

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: 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.

(S): Scaled the WOD in anyway: weight, reps, rounds, time, etc.

S2OH: Shoulder to overhead in any way

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.

SJ: Split Jerk

SPP: Specific physical preparednesss, aka skill training.

SN: Snatch

SQ: Squat

SS: Starting Strength; Mark Rippetoe

Tabata: 4min of 8 intervals: 20s of work, 10s rest using any exercise

TGU: Turkish get-up (See exercise section)

T2B: Toes to bar.

UB: Unbroken reps

WOD: Workout of the day

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