CrossFit Acronyms & Abbreviations


AMSU: Abmat Sit-Ups
AMRAP: As Many Reps (sometimes Rounds) as Possible
ATG: Ass to Grass
CRow: Cal Row
BFB: Bar Facing Burpees
BOB: Burpee Over Bar
BJ: Box Jump
BP: Bench press
BS: Back squat
BR: Back Rack
BTN: Behind The Neck
BW: Body weight
CL: Clean
C&J: Clean and jerk
DB: Dumbbell
DL: Deadlift
EOMOM: Every Other Minute On the Minute
EMOM: Every Minute On the Minute
FS: Front squat
GHD: Glute Ham Developer
GHD SU: Glute Ham Developer Sit-ups
GPP: General physical preparedness, aka “fitness.”
HCL: Hang Clean
HSqCl: Hang Squat Clean
HSqSn: Hang Squat Snatch
HPSn: Hang Power Snatch
HPC: Hang Power Clean
HSPU: Hand stand push up
JPU: Jumping Pullup
KB: Kettlebell
KBSn: Kettlebell Swing
KTE: Knees to elbows. Similar to TTBs described below.
MetCon: Metabolic Conditioning workout
MRow: Meter Row
MU: Muscle ups. Hanging from rings you do a combination pull-up and dip so you end in an upright support.
MS: Muscle Snatch
OHS: Overhead squat.
PC: Power clean
Pd: Pood, weight measure for kettlebells
PR: Personal Record
PP: Push press
PSn: Power snatch
PU: Pull-ups
Rep: Repetition.
RR: Ring Rows
RD: Ring Dip
RM: Repetition maximum. Your 1RM is your max lift for one rep. Your 10 RM is the most you can lift 10 times.
RX: as Rx’d: As prescribed; as written. WOD done without any adjustments.
SB: Slam Ball
SD: Sled Dog
SqC&J: Squat Clean & Jerk
SDL: Sumo Deadlift
SDHP: Sumo deadlift high pull
SJ: Split Jerk
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
SQ: Squat
S2OH: Shoulder to Overhead Press
Sub: Substituted.
TGU: Turkish get-up
TTB: Toes to bar.
WL: Walking Lunges
WB: Wall Ball
WOD: Workout Of The Day