CROSSFIT ACRONYMS DICTIONARY

Affiliate – owner(s) of Crossfit ®gyms

AMRAP – As Many Reps As Possible

ATG – Ass To Grass (aka the only real way to do squats)

Bacon Sizzle – Rolling around on the ground post-WOD

Beast Mode – A hype, energetic, outgoing, wilding out state of mind.

BJ – Box Jump (get your mind out of the gutter!)

BP – Bench Press

BS – Back Squat

Box – Name of individual Crossfit® gyms

BW – Body Weight

C&J or CJ – Clean & Jerk

C2 – Concept 2 Rowing Machine

CFT – Crossfit® total (i.e. sum of one-rep max back squat, press and deadlift)

CFWU – Crossfit® Warm-Up

CU – Chin-up

CTB or C2B – Chest-to-Bar

DL – Deadlift

DNF – Did Not Finish

DNS – Did Not Start

DOMS – Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

DU – Double Under

EMOM or EMOTM – Every Minute On the Minute

FS – Front Squat

Firebreather – Badass Crossfit athlete

GHD – Glute Hamstring Developer

GHR – Glute-Hamstring Raise

GPP – General Physical Preparedness

HC – Hang Clean

HS – Hang Snatch

HSPU – Hand Stand Push Up

HSQ – Hang Squat

KTE or K2E – Knees to Elbows

KB – Kettle Bell

KBS – Kettle Bell Swing

ME – Max Effort

MetCon – Metabolic Conditioning

MODWOD – Mobility Workout of the Day

MP – Military Press

OS or OHS – Overhead Squat

Paleo – Diet that a lot of Crossfitters are into

PB – Personal Best

PC – Power Clean

PJ – Push Jerk

PP – Push Press

Pood – Russian measure for KB weights (1 pood = KGS/~35LBS)

PR – Personal Record

PS – Power Snatch

PU – Pull-up

Pukie the Clown – Need to vomit

RC – Rope Climb

Rep – Repetition

RM – Repetition Maximum

ROM – Range of Motion

Rx – Prescribed

SDHP – Sumo Deadlight High Pull

SN – Snatch

SQ – Squat

SS – Squat Snatch

Tabata – Workout with 20 seconds  ON (work)/10 seconds OFF (rest)

TGU – Turkish Get-Up

TTB or T2B – Toes to Bar

TNG – Touch and Go

UB – Unbroken

WB – Wall Ball

WOD – Workout of the Day