CrossFit Boro Acronyms and Abbreviations

  • AMRAP: As Many Reps (sometimes Rounds) as Possiblea
  • BP: Bench press
  • BS: Back squat
  • BWT: Body weight
  • CGBP: Close Grip Bench Press (Hands 16” apart)
  • C&J: Clean and jerk
  • C2: Concept II rowing machine
  • DB: Dumbbell
  • DL: Deadlift
  • DU: Double Under (with a jump rope), where you jump once and the rope passes under your feet twice
  • EMOM: Every Minute on the Minute
  • FLR: Front leaning rest, basically a high plank position
  • FS: Front squat
  • GHR(D): Glute ham raise (developer). Posterior chain exercise, like a back extension. Also, the device that allows for the proper performance of a GHR.
  • GHR(D) Situp: Situp done on the GHR(D) machine.
  • 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.
  • KB: Kettlebell
  • K2E: Knees to elbows. Similar to T2Bs described below.
  • Lax Ball: Lacrosse ball used for mobility and soft tissue work
  • MetCon: Metabolic Conditioning workout
  • MOB: Mobility
  • MU: Muscle ups. Hanging from rings you do a combination pull-up and dip so you end in an upright support.
  • 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
  • Pood: weight measure for kettlebells
  • Power: i.e- power clean or power snatch, means you catch it above the squat position (above 90 deg)
  • PR: Personal record
  • Rep: Repetition. One performance of an exercise.
  • Rx’d; as 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.
  • S2OH: Shoulder to overhead, can be any type of press or jerk as long as feet end up together
  • SDHP: Sumo deadlift high pull
  • 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.
  • TGU: Turkish get-up
  • T2B: Toes to bar. Hang from bar. Bending only at waist raise your toes to touch the barWOD: Workout of the day
  • WB: Wallballs

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