Each sport, and the community that accompanies it, has its own special language. K stands for “struck out” in baseball. The direction the K faces indicates something different. PK stands for “penalty kick” in soccer. QB stands for “quarterback” in football. American football, that’s all! In almost all sports, W&Ls are universal and really are the only thing that matters: wins and losses! Well, CrossFit is no different. We have our own special language (“Hey bro, what’s the WOD? Fran? Sorry, I’m suddenly sick”) and a multitude of acronyms. Below is a fairly comprehensive list to help you out: AMRAP: As many reps (sometimes rounds) as possible AMSU: Ab-Mat Sit-Up BB: Barbell BFB: Bar Facing Burpees Box: A CrossFit gym BMU: Bar Muscle-Up BJ : Box Jump BBJ: Burpee Box Jump BBJO: Burpee Box Jump Over BJSD: Box Jump Step Down BP: Bench Press BS: Back Squat BW (or BWT): Body Weight C2E: Core to Limbs C2B: Chest to Leg CFT bar: CrossFit Total – consisting of max back squat, press and deadlift. CFWU: CrossFit Warm-up CLN: Clean C&J (or CJ): Clean and jerk C2: Rameur Concept II DB: Dumbbell DFL: Dead Freaking Last DNF: Did not finish DNS: Did not start DL: Deadlift DU: Double Unders EMOM: Every minute per minute FR: Front Rack FRWL: Front Rack Walking Lunge FS: Front squat GHD: Glute ham developer. GHDSU: Crunches performed on the GHD machine GHR: Posterior chain exercise, like a back extension, but involves a lot of hamstring involvement. GPP: General Physical Preparation, also known as “Physical Conditioning”. GTG: Grease the Groove, a protocol of doing multiple submaximal sets of an exercise throughout the day HPC: Hang Power Clean H2H: Hand to Hand; refers to Jeff Martone’s kettlebell “juggling” (or sparring) techniques. HSPU: push up. HSC: Hang Squat Clean HSS: Hang Squat Snatch HSW: Handstand Walk IF: Intermittent Fasting KB: Kettlebell KBS: Kettlebell Swing ME: Max Effort KTE or K2E: Knees to Elbows Kip: A gymnastic movement that uses hip thrust and C2E coordination to execute faster and/or more efficient bodyweight movement MetCon: Metabolic Conditioning Training MBC: Med-Ball Clean MP: Military Press MU (or RMU): Muscle ups (on rings) OHS: Overhead squat OH: Overhead OHWL : Overhead Walking Lunge OWL : Olympic Weightlifting PC : Power Clean Pd : Poud, Kettlebell Weight Measurement PJ : Push Jerk PR : Personal Record PP : Push Press PSN : Power Snatch PU : Pull-ups, possibly push-ups depending on context Rep : repeat. A performance of an exercise. RC: Rope Climb RD: Ring Dips Rx’d; as Rx’d: as prescribed; as it is written. WOD done without any setup. RM: Maximum repetition. Your 1RM is your maximum lift for one repetition. Your 10RM is the maximum you can lift 10 times. S2OH: Shoulder to Head SA: Single Arm SDHP: Sumo Deadlift High Pull SJ: Split Jerk Set: Any number of reps. For example, 3 sets of 10 reps, often thought of as 3×10, means doing 10 reps, rest, repeat, rest, repeat. SPP: Specific physical preparations, that is, skills training. SN: Snatch SP: Strict Press SQ: Squat SU: single unders TNG: Touch and Go TGU: Turkish Raise TTB or T2B: Toes to bar. WB: Wall Ball WBS: Wall Ball Shots WOD: Workout of the Day YBF: Everything will be alright Which ones have you always wondered? What can we add to this list?
What is Cindy Crossfit?
Cindy is a benchmark Workout of the Day (WOD). … The training is an AMRAP 20 (the highest number of repetitions possible in 20 minutes) consisting of: 5 pull-ups. 10 push-ups. 15 aerial squats.
How do you mark the leader in Crossfit? Perform as many rounds and reps as possible (AMRAP) within 3 minutes of prescribed work in the written order, then rest 1 minute. Repeat five times. – Common notation: After each 3-minute cycle, start again where you left off at the end of the previous cycle. Record the total number of rounds and repetitions completed.