CrossFit Abbreviations Explained!

Whether you CrossFit or not, you know you always get stumped when you see AMRAP or WOD pop up somewhere on the internet. You literally look at that word and go cross-eyed.

When I first stared CrossFit, it wasn’t the movements I was concerned about learning, it was the language!! I texted one of my friends and asked “WILL I EVER UNDERSTAND WHAT ANYTHING MEANS?!” I still get stumped when my coach puts up RC on the white board. (Can you guess what that means without scrolling down??)

Well, whether you’re new to CrossFit, not a CrossFitter at all and are just curious, or like me and forget what the heck everything means, I compiled a few CF(CrossFit) abbreviations and their meanings below. I’m sure I missed a ton and I’m sure some coaches come up with their own abbreviations so feel free to comment below with any others I’ve forgotten or any others your coach has come up with!!

I wish this was around when I started CF(CrossFit)! ::sigh:: ENJOY!

WOD: Work Out of the Day

AMRAP: As Many Reps (or Rounds)as Possible

ATG: Ass to Grass

BJ: Box Jump

BJSD: Box Jump Step Down

BP: Bench Press

BS: Back Squat

FS: Front Squat

HSPU: Hand Stand Push Up

BW: Body weight

CFT: CrossFit Total

C&J: Clean and jerk

RC: Rope Climb

DL: Deadlift

CGBP: Close Grip Bench Press

SDHP: Sumo Deadlift High Pull

KB: Kettle Bell

TTB or T2B: Toes To Bar

KTE or K2E: Knees To Elbows

CTB or C2B: Chest To Bar

Rep: Repetition

PR: Personal Record

#: is used instead of lbs.

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