Nel CrossFit vi sono svariati acronimi ed abbreviazioni e conoscerne il significato è importante per capire come svolgere al meglio i WOD e standardizzare gli esercizi in tutto il mondo. Grazie a queste sigle puoi eseguire lo stesso WOD a Pisa, Los Angels, Parigi o Baku senza difficoltà.

AMRAP: As Many Reps (sometimes Rounds)as Possible

ATG: Ass to Grass

BP: Bench press

BS: Back squat

BW (or BWT): Body weight

CFT: CrossFit Total – consisting of max squat, press, and deadlift.

CFSB: CrossFit Strength Bias. A program developed by Jeff Martin and Darrell White, explained here. You’ll need a CFJ subscription.

CFWU: CrossFit Warm-up

CLN: Clean

C&J: Clean and jerk

C2: Concept II rowing machine

DL: Deadlift

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) bench.

GPP: General physical preparedness, aka “fitness.”

GTG: Grease the Groove, a protocol of doing many sub-maximal sets of an exercise throughtout the day

H2H: Hand to hand; refers to Jeff Martone’s kettlebell “juggling” techniques (or to combat).

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.

HSQ: Hang squat (clean or snatch). Start with bar “at the hang,” about knee height. Initiate pull. As the bar rises drop into a full squat and catch the bar in the racked position. From there, rise to a standing position

IF: Intermittent Fasting

KB: Kettlebell

MEBB: Maximum Effort Black box, term coined by Mike Rutherford. Search the forum for it. Originally laid out in one of the early Performance Menu issues.

KTE: Knees to elbows. Similar to TTBs described below.

MetCon: Metabolic Conditioning workout

MP: Military press

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

Pd: Pood, weight measure for kettlebells

PR: Personal record

PP: Push press

PSN: Power snatch

PU: Pull-ups, possibly push ups depending on the context

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.

SDHP: Sumo deadlift high pull (see exercise section)

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.

SPP: Specific physical preparednesss, aka skill training.

SN: Snatch

SQ: Squat

SS: Starting Strength; Mark Rippetoe’s great book on strength training basics. Available right here.

Subbed: Substituted. The CORRECT use of “subbed,” as in “substituted,” is, “I subbed an exercise I can do for one I can’t,” For example,if you can’t do HSPU, you subbed regular pushups.
Sadly, many illiterate posters get this bass-ackward, and claim that since they can’t do HSPU, they subbed HSPU for pushups. D’oh!

TGU: Turkish get-up (See exercise section)

TTB: Toes to bar. Hang from bar. Bending only at waist raise your toes to touch the bar, slowly lower them and repeat. WO, sometimes 

W/O: Workout 

WOD: Workout of the day

YBF: You’ll Be Fine (liberally applied in spray form).

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