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CrossFit Acronyms Explained

It’s your first week, and you’ve been looking around wondering what the heck those acronyms on the board mean… We can help.


AMRAP– As Many Rounds as Possible

BP: Bench Press

BS: Back Squats

BW: Bodyweight

CFT: CrossFit Total – Consists of Max Squat, Press, and Deadlift

CLN: Clean

C&J: Clean and Jerk

DL: Deadlift

DU: Double Unders

EMOM: Every Minute on the Minute

EOMOM: Every Other Minute on the Minute

FS: Front Squat

GHD: Glute Ham Developer

HR: Hand Release

HSPU: Handstand Push Up

KB: Kettlebell

K2E: Knees to Elbows

MetCon: Metabolic Conditioning workout

MU: Muscle Up

OHS: Overhead Squat

PR: Personal Record

PU: Pull Up or Push Up

Rep: Repetition. One performance of an exercise

Rx’d: As Prescribed; As Written. WOD done without any adjustments

RM: Repetition Maximum

SDLHP: Sumo Deadlift High Pull

Set: Number of Repetitions e.g., 3 sets of 10 reps, also seen as 3X10, meaning do 10 reps, rest, repeat, rest, repeat

SQ: Squat

T2B: Toes to Bar

WOD: Workout of the Day


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