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WOD: Work Out of the Day
AMRAP: As Many Rounds As Possible. Used to describe a workout with a set time frame.
EMOM: Every Minute On the Minute. Completing a specified number of reps of a certain movement every time the clock hits a new minute.
PU | Pull Up
C2B | A Chest To Bar pull up, chest needs to touch the bar
T2B: Toes to Bar. Holding the bar in a pull up position, kick up and touch both toes to the bar
HSPU: Hand Stand Push Up
DL: Dead Lift
BS: Back Squat
FS: Front Squat
OHS: Over Head Squat
MU: Muscle Up
BMU: Bar Muscle Up
DU: Double Unders
Zone/paleo: Diet guidelines used by most CrossFitters. More info here.
1 kg = 2.2 lb
POOD (pd): A system of measurement created by the russians for kettlebell weights. We usually prescribe our kettlebell weights in pd.
1/2 pd = 12 kg = 26 lb
1 pd = 16 kg = 35 lb
1.5 pd = 24 kg = 53 lb
2.0 pd = 32 kg = 70 lb
TABATA: Intervals of 20 seconds of work followed by 10 seconds of rest for a total of 8 rounds or 4 minutes per movement.
METCON: Metabolic Conditioning refers to exercises that increase the storace and delivery of energy for physical activity (ACE Fitness). Here is a good resource about metabolic conditioning from the CrossFit Journal.
RX’D: Prescribed. Doing the WOD with whatever weight is prescribed by the coaches. When written (135/95), 135# is RX for men and 95# is RX for women.
GHD: Glute hamstring developer. Machines over by the entrance to the box used for situps, back & hip extensions and glute-ham raises.
“THE GIRLS”: A series of workouts created by crossfit headquarters to test fitness.
HERO WODS: Workouts named after fallen soldiers and servicemen. Usually longer and more gnarly. They gave their life for our freedoms, the least we can do is endure the pain of a workout for a brief amount of time in their honor.
MAINSITE WOD: The workout of the day posted on Crossfit.com. Also referred to as dot com wods.