Abbreviations and Acronyms

Wondering what some of those abbreviations and acronyms mean? Here's a list of some common ones:

1 pood = 16 kg (approximately 35#)
1.5 pood = 24 kg (approximately 55#)
2 pood = 32 kg (approximately 70#)
AFAP = As Fast As Possible
ALAP = As Long As Possible
AMRAP = As Many Rounds As Possible
AMREAP = As Many REps As Possible
Burp-up = 1 Burpee + 1 Pull-up. Don't clap your hands during the jump - just jump up to the pull-up bar and start the pull-up.
BW = Bodyweight
BWU = Burgener Warm-up
CF = CrossFit
CFE = CrossFit Endurance
CTB = Chest-To-Bar
C & J = Clean & Jerk
DB = Dumbbell
EMOM = Every Minute On the Minute
GHD = Glute-Ham Developer
GTO = Ground-to-overhead, i.e., get the weight from the ground to overhead (with feet underneath hips/shoulders) in any manner desired. Thus, any type of clean is acceptable, any type of jerk or press is acceptable, and any type of snatch is also acceptable.
HSPU = Handstand Push-up
KB = Kettlebell
KTE = Knees-to-Elbows
ME = Max Effort
MSR = Main Site Rest (a rest day on www.crossfit.com)
OHS = Overhead Squat
PL = Powerlifting (i.e., the back squat, bench press, and deadlift)
RM = Rep Max, e.g., "5 RM" refers to the maximum weight you can lift for 5 repetitions.  Warm-up sets are necessary before attempting RMs.
SDHP = Sumo Deadlift High Pull
TTB = Toes-to-Bar
UB - Unbroken (without taking a break between reps)
WL = Weightlifting (i.e., the snatch and the clean and jerk, AKA "olympic weightlifting")
WOD = Workout Of the Day

1 comment:

Monica said...

MetCon - Team Monica & Joanne: 10:55
15 Burpees
30 KB (10lb)
60 squats
120 situps
60 squats
30 KB (10lb)
15 Burpees
WOO, HOO!!

 
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