There are a lot of abbreviations in CrossFit – which can be confusing and overwhelming. Here’s a list of common abbreviations:

AMRAP – As many rounds as possible

BW – Body weight

C2B – Chest to bar, usually referring to pullups

CFT – CrossFit Total

C&J – Clean and Jerk

DB – Dumbbell

DL – Deadlift

DNF – Did not finish

DU – Double unders

EMOTM – Every minute on the minute

F – Fail

G2O – Ground to Overhead

HR – Hand-release

HSPU – Handstand pushups

KBS – Kettlebell Swing

K2E – Knees to Elbows

MU – Muscle-up

OHS – Overhead Squat

Pood – Russian unit of weight measurement, usually for kettlebells (1 pood = 36#)

PR – Personal record

QOD – Question of the Day

Rep – Repetition, One performance of an exercise.

RM – Repetition maximum. Your 1RM is your max lift for one rep. Your 10 RM is the most you can lift 10 times.

Rx’d – As prescribed, wod done without any adjustments

S2O - Shoulder to Overhead

SDHP – Sumo Deadlift High Pull

Set – A number of repetitions. ex., 5 sets of 3 reps, often seen as 5×3, means do 3 reps, rest, 3 reps, rest, 3 reps, rest, 3 reps.

Subbed – Substituted, For example, if you can’t do HSPU, you subbed regular pushups.

T2B – Toes to Bar

TTR – Toes Through Rings

Tabata – 8 intervals of 20 seconds all-out intensity exercise followed by 10 seconds of rest

TGU – Turkish Getup

WOD – Workout of the day

WU – Warm-up

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