CrossFit Terms and Acronyms
Common CrossFit acronyms and abbreviations:
AMRAP: as many reps (sometimes rounds) as possible.
ATG: ass to grass.
BP: bench press.
BS: back squat.
BW (or BWT): bodyweight.
CFT: CrossFit Total, consisting of max squat, press and deadlift.
C&J: clean and jerk.
C2: Concept II rowing machine.
FS: front squat.
GHD: the device that allows for the proper performance of a glute-ham raise, or a GHD sit-up.
GHR: glute-ham raise.
GHR or GHD sit-up: A sit-up done on the GHR or GHD machine.
GPP: general physical preparedness, aka “fitness.”
GTG:grease the groove, a protocol of doing many submaximal sets of an exercise throughout the day.
H2H: hand to hand; refers to Jeff Martone’s kettlebell “juggling” techniques (or to combat).
HSPU: handstand push-up.
HSQ: hang squat (clean or snatch).
IF: intermittent fasting.
Met-con: metabolic-conditioning workout.
MP: military press.
OHS: overhead squat.
PR: personal record.
PP: push press.
PSN: power snatch.
PU: pull-ups, possibly push-ups depending on the context.
Rx’d, as Rx’d: as prescribed or as written. A WOD done without any adjustments.
RM:repetition maximum. Your 1RM is your max lift for 1 rep. Your 10 RM is the most you can lift 10 times.
SDHP: sumo deadlift high pull.
Set: a number of repetitions.
SPP: specific physical preparednesss, aka “skill training.”
TGU: Turkish get-up.
WO, sometimes W/O: workout.
WOD: workout of the day.
YBF: you’ll be fine.