Check out this list of common Crossfit terms and explanations.

Affiliate
Someone who is officially licensed by CrossFit HQ to open a CrossFit box

AMRAP
As many reps (sometimes rounds) as possible

BOX
The name of a CrossFit affiliate gym

BP
Bench press

BS
Back squat

BW or BWT
Bodyweight

C&J
Clean and jerk

CF
CrossFit

CFWU
CrossFit warm-up

CrossFit Total
Maximum squat, press, and deadlift combined together

DB
Dumbbell

DL
Deadlift

DU
Double under

FS
Front squat

GHR(D)
Glute ham raise (developer)

GHR(D) Sit-up
Sit up done on the GHR(D) bench

GPP
General physical preparedness, aka “fitness”

HSPU
Handstand push-up

HSQ
Hang squat (clean or snatch)

IF
Intermittent Fasting

KB
Kettlebell

KTE
Knees-to-elbows

MetCon
Metabolic conditioning workout; conditioning exercises intended to increase the storage and delivery of energy for any activity

MP
Military press

MU
Muscle-up

OHS
Overhead squat

PC
Power clean

Pd or Pood
Pood, the weight measure for kettlebells

PP
Push press

PR
Personal record

PSN
Power snatch

PU
Pull-up

Rds
Rounds

Rep
Repetition; one performance of an exercise

1RM
Repetition maximum. Your 1RM is your max lift for one rep. Your 10 RM is the most you can lift
10 times

Rx’d
As prescribed; as written. A WOD done without any adjustments

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

Snatch
A specific type of weight lifting technique

SPP
Specific physical preparedness, aka skill training

SQ
Squat

Subbed
Substituted. If you can’t do an exercise, it is subbed for another

TGU
Turkish get-up

TTB
Toes to bar

WOD
Workout of the day