Following is a list of the most common abbreviations used in CrossFit
AMRAP – As Many Rounds (or Repetitions) As Possible, within a specified time frame
BOX – a CrossFit gym
BW – Bodyweight
CTB – Chest to Bar as in Chest to Bar Pull-ups
CLEAN & JERK – This is one of the 2 Olympic lifting moves
CF – CrossFit
CHIPPER – A long CrossFit workout with many reps (ie: repetitions) and movements that you “chip away at”
DU – Double Unders (when performing jump rope and the rope passes twice beneath your feet each jump)
EMOM – Every Minute On the Minute
OM – On the Minute
GPP – General physical preparedness, aka “fitness.”
HSPU – Handstand Push-up
JERK – Part of the Olympic lift: Clean and Jerk, not an insult
KB – Kettlebell
KIPPING – This is a way to use momentum to make some of the movements more efficient to perform. Some common ones include kipping pull-ups, kipping HSPUs, kipping ring dips.
KTE or K2E – Knees to Elbow
MET CON – Metabolic Conditioning workout
OHS – Overhead Squat
PR – Personal Record
Rx – Performing the workout at the prescribed weight and movement without any modification
SNATCH – This is one of the 2 Olympic lifting moves
PU – Push-ups, possibly pull-ups depending on the context
REP – Repetition. One performance of an exercise.
RM – Repetition maximum. Your 1 RM is your max lift for one rep. Your 10 RM is the most you can lift 10 times.
SET – A number of repetitions. e.g., 3 sets of 10 reps, often seen as 3×10, which means do 10 reps, rest, repeat, rest, repeat.
SDHP – Sumo Deadlift High Pull
TTB or T2B – Toes to Bar
WOD – Workout Of the Day