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
WOD: Workout of the Day