CrossFit Abbreviations & Exercise Demos

AMRAP: As Many Reps (sometimes Rounds)as Possible
AKB: American Kettlebell Swings – Video1
BP: Bench press – Video1, Video2, Video3, Video4
BS: Back squat – Video1, Video2
Burpees: Video1
BW: (or BWT): Body weight
CFT:CrossFit Total – consisting of max squat, press, and deadlift.
CFWU:CrossFit Warm-up
CLN: Clean – Video1
C&J: Clean and jerk
C2: Concept II rowing machine
DL: Deadlift – Video1, Video2, Video3, Video4, Video5, Video6
DU: Double Unders – Video1
FS: Front squat
GHD: Glute ham developer. Posterior chain exercise, like a back extension. Also, the device that allows for the proper performance of a GHD. – Video1
GHD Situp: Situp done on the GHD bench. – Video1
HSPU: Hand stand push up. Kick up into a handstand (use wall for balance, if needed) bend arms until nose touches floor and push back up. – Video1
HPC: Hang Power Clean – Video1
HPS: Hang Power Snatch – Video1
KB: Kettlebell
KTE or K2E: Knees to elbows. – Video1
METCON: Metabolic Conditioning workout
MP : Military press (Shoulder Press) – Video1, Video2, Video3, Video4
MU: Muscle ups. Hanging from rings you do a combination pull-up and dip so you end in an upright support. – Video1
OHS: Overhead squat. Full-depth squat performed while arms are locked out in a wide grip press position above (and usually behind) the head.
PC: Power clean – Video1
PJ: Push Jerk – Video1
PR: Personal record
PP: Push press – Video1
PSN: Power snatch – Video1
PU: Pull-ups, possibly push ups depending on the context. – Video1, Video2, Video3
Rep: Repetition. One performance of an exercise.
RFT: Rounds for time.
Rx’d: As prescribed; as written. WOD done without any adjustments.
RM: Repetition maximum. Your 1RM is your max lift for one rep. Your 10 RM is the most you can lift 10 times.
RKB: Russian Kettlebell Swings
SDHP: Sumo deadlift high pull – Video1
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.
SN: Snatch – Video1
SQ: Squat – Video1
Subbed: Substituted.
TGU: Turkish get-up – Video1
Thrusters: Video1
TTB: Toes to bar. Hang from bar. Bending only at waist raise your toes to touch the bar, slowly lower them and repeat.
WOD: Workout of the day