AMRAP: As Many Reps (sometimes Rounds)as Possible

BP: Bench Press

BS: Back Squat

BW: Body Weight

CFT: CrossFit Total – consisting of max squat, press, and deadlift.

C&J: Clean and Jerk

DL: Deadlift

FS: Front squat

GHD: Glute ham developer. Posterior chain exercise, like a back extension.

GHD Situp: Situp done on the GHD.

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.

HPC: Hang Power Clean

HPS: Hang Power Snatch

HSC: Hang Squat Clean

HSS: Hang squat Snatch

KB: Kettlebell

KBS: Kettlebell Swing

ME: Maximum Effort

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 Record

PP: Push Press

PS: 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.

SN: Snatch

SQ: Squat

Scaled: Substituted a movement or lessened the weight/height. A use of “scaled” would be, “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

TTB: Toes to bar. Hang from bar. Bending only at waist raise your toes to touch the bar, slowly lower them and repeat.

WOD: Workout of the day

WU: Warm-up