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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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