Breaking Down the CrossFit Lingo

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I had been thinking about doing a post like this for awhile but after Amanda came to visit a couple weeks ago and asked me to, I figured I better hurry up and actually write it. So, for those of you who have wondered about certain terms in the CrossFit world, today I hope you find your answers.

crossfit lingo

I will tell you this, this isn’t an extensive list by any means but rather a few of the most common terms you see in CrossFit (though technically most of these you’d probably hear from your trainers too)! πŸ˜‰

Rx – Prescribed, in terms of the weight, reps, etc – no adjustments made

WOD – workout of the day

Box – gym

AMRAP – as many rounds as possible

AMrAP – as many reps as possible

Double Unders – when the rope passes under 2x in a single jump (single unders – normal jump)

The Girls – bench mark WODs (fran, cindy, etc)

Hero WODs – named after military servicemen, police, or firefighters who have died in the lone of duty (programmed for additional challenge as a reminder of the sacrifice made)

EMOTM – every minute on the minute

1RM – one rep max


Non-CrossFitters – any terms you’ve heard that I didn’t answer?Β 

CrossFitters – any other big terms you think I’m missing?Β 

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