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There are a lot of terms used in CrossFit that can be confusing if you don’t know the definition. Here is a little “cheat sheet.”

Frequently used terms:

Box: Name of CrossFit gym

WOD: Workout of the Day

AMRAP: As Many Rounds or Reps as Possible.

EMOM: Every Minute on the Minute

ROM: Range of Motion

TnG: Touch and Go

Rds: Rounds

FT: For Time

D.U.: Double Unders

As Rx’d: As prescribed

BW: Body weight

Tabata: Protocol of 20 seconds work 10 seconds rest. Named after Dr Tabata

Chipper: workout with many reps and many movements. You chip away at it

CFT: CrossFit Total (Back squat, press, and deadlift)

C2B/T2B/K2E: Chest to bar pullups/Toes to bar/Knees to elbow

DOMS: Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

GHD: Glute-Hamstring Developer

GPP: General Physical Preparedness

Hero WOD: workout named after someone who has fallen in the line of duty

The Girl WODs: Benchmark workouts with girl names

HSPU: Handstand Push up

Metcon: Metabolic Conditioning

PR: Personal Record

Pistol: One legged squat

Rep: repetition of a given exercise

UB: unbroken