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As Many Reps / Rounds As Possible
Count down used at the start of CrossFit WODs
This is YOU
An athlete with exceptionally good work capacity
The state of performing like a “beast”. Beast mode is both a state of mind and physical performance
CrossFit gyms are typically referred to as a ‘box’ because they are traditionally located in industrial type warehouses
CrossFit Total – consisting of max squat, press, and deadlift
Clean and jerk
Did Not Finish. For WODs with a fixed amount of work and a time cap, it is possible to not finish the prescribed amount of work in the given time. In such cases, the score will be appended with “DNF”
Double unders. When jumping rope the rope passes under your feet 2 times between each jump
Every minute on the minute. EX: 10 Push-ups EMOM for 10 minutes. This means that you must do 10 Push ups at the beginning of every minute for 10 minutes.
Classic CrossFit benchmark workouts. The names of these workouts are arbitrary and not named after actual girls
Historically, the term “gymnastics” is used relatively loosely in CrossFit to describe exercises that involve controlling body movement, typically with no weight other than body weight such as; sit-ups, push-ups, air squats, ring-rows, box jumps, etc.
CrossFit Benchmark Workouts are named after actual military, law enforcement and firefighters that have died in the line of duty. These workouts are typically very difficult as a way of honoring these heroes
Hand Stand Push Up
Hang squat (clean or snatch)
Knees to elbows. Similar to T2Bs described below
Maximum Effort. For example if on the board it is written: 2 min ME rowing. That means you will row as hard as you possibly can for 2 full minutes therefore putting forth a maximum effort.
This is an abbreviation of ‘metabolic conditioning.’ Metcon is training with the intent to enhance performance in the three metabolic pathways that provide energy for all human action. These metabolic pathways are known as the phosphagen pathway (10 seconds or less), the glycolytic pathway (last up to several minutes) and the oxidative pathway (last in excess of several minutes)
Muscle ups / Ridicare deasupra barii sau inelelor
Overhead squat / Geno cu bara pe brate
Paleo is a simple dietary lifestyle that is based on foods being either in or out. In are the Paleolithic Era foods that we ate prior to agriculture and animal husbandry (meat, fish, shellfish, eggs, tree nuts, vegetables, roots, fruit, berries, mushrooms, etc.). Out are Neolithic Era foods that result from agriculture or animal husbandry (grains, dairy, beans/legumes, potatoes, sugar and fake foods)
Power clean / Pus la piept forta
Pood, weight measure for kettlebells – 1 Pood = 16 kg
Push press / Presa prin impingere
Power snatch / Smuls forta
Pull-ups, possibly push-ups depending on the context
Repetition. One performance of an exercise
Repetition maximum. Your 1RM is your max lift for one rep. Your 10 RM is the most you can lift 10 times
Or prescribed. Every WOD and movement has standards. Performing a WOD or movement according to the standards is referred to as doing it “Rx’d”; aka as prescribed. If you modify or “scale” a WOD or movement, it is not Rx. Performing a movement with a partial range of motion or with assistance is also not Rx.
Sumo Deadlift High Pull
A number of repetitions. For example: 3 sets of 10 reps, often seen as 3×10, means do 10 reps, rest, repeat, rest, repeat
Snatch / Smuls
Squat / Genuflexiune
Toes to bar. Hang from bar
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