Amrap, emom, rx, pr, rft?

Yes, we speak a different language. Our own.


The secret terms

AMRAP:  As Many Repetitions (or Rounds) As Possible

Ass to Grass: Get low! This term denotes a full-depth squat

BW:  Body weight

BOX: A Crossfitter’s Gym which contains all equipment necessary for the range of workouts

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

Chipper:  A workout with many reps and many movements (you chip away at it)

DNF: Did Not Finish

DNS: Did Not Start

DOMS:  Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

EMOM: Every minute on the minute – start the exercise with top or beginning of each minute

FT: For time -Measuring the time it takes to complete a prescribed workout

GPP: General Physical Preparedness (so called „Fitness“)

ME: Maximum Effort

MET-CON: Metabolic Conditioning: high intensity execution of an exercise for time domains

Paleo: A modern diet based on the food of our ancestors

PB:  Personal Best

Pd: Pood, weight measure for Kettlebells

PR:  Personal Record

Rep:  A repetition or one instance of a given exercise

Rhabdo:  Rhabdomyolysis – A dangerous condition where muscle fibers breakdown at a high rate.

RM: Repetition Maximum

ROM:  Range of Motion

Rx’d:  As Prescribed – the suggested parameters for a given exercise (weight for example)

Scaled: To scale the prescribed weight according to the personal fitness level

Score:  The score denotes the total number of reps completed during a given workout.

Set:  A group of repetitions

Tabata:  A protocol of 20 seconds of exercise followed by 10 seconds of rest

TnG:  Touch and Go – No pausing between reps

UB:  Unbroken

WOD:  Workout of the Day

Exercises terms

AS – Air Squat

BJ – Box Jump

BP – Bench Press

BS – Back Squat

C&J – Clean and Jerk

CLN – Clean

CU – Chin Up

C2B – Chest to Bar Pull Ups

DB – Dumbbell

DL – Deadlift

DU – Double Unders

FS – Front Squat

GHD – Glute-Hamstring Developer

HSPU – Hand Stand Push-Up

KB – Kettlebell

K2E – Knees to Elbows

MU – Muscle Up

OHS – Overhead Squat

PJ – Push Jerk

PP – Push Press

PU – Pull Up or Push Up

SDHP – Sumo Deadlift High Pull

SN – Snatch

SP – Shoulder Press

SQ – Squat

STOH:  Shoulder to Overhead

TGU – Turkish Get Ups

T2B – Toes to Bar

WB – Wallballs