Posted on July 15 2016
Firstly here is some Workouts unique to CrossFit
The Heroes: These are named to commemorate fallen military and law enforcement personnel. The Heroes are usually longer and more gruelling than the average workout to recognize, in some small and inadequate way, the sacrifice made by these men and their families.
The Girls: Like hurricanes, they are named after women. These are the benchmark workouts that the entire CrossFit community around the world understands. As you repeat these workouts they allow you to see your progress through faster times or more reps. everyone has a favourite and most hated Girl.
These acronyms refer to actual exercises within Workouts.
C&J: Clean and jerk
OHS: Overhead squat.
KB: Kettle bell
KBS: Kettle bell Swing
HSPU: Hand stand push-ups
DU’s: Double Unders
PC: Power clean
PSN: Power snatch
T2B: Toes To Bar
KTE: Knees to elbows. Similar to T2Bs
HSQ: Hang squat (clean or snatch). Start with bar “at the hang,” about knee height
FS: Front squat
BP: Bench press
BS: Back squat
MU: Muscle ups.
PP: Push press
PU: Pull-ups, or possibly push ups depending on the context
C2: Concept II rowing machine
SDHP: Sumo deadlift high pull
These acronyms refer to types of Workouts or reps
WOD: Workout of the Day
AMRAP: As Many Rounds or Reps as Possible
AHAP: As Heavy As Possible
MetCon: Metabolic Conditioning workout
PR: Personal record
EMOM: Every minute on the minute
Rep: Repetition. One performance of an exercise.
For Time: The workout is timed so do it as fast as you can
AHAP: As heavy as possible
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.
Rx’d: As prescribed or exactly as written (no scaling)
RM: Repetition maximum. Your 1RM is your max lift for one rep. Your 10 RM is the most you can lift 10 times.
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