When you first start training, the lingo is a bit tricky to grasp. It def takes some time. Here’s some help.
AHAP: As Heavy As Possible
AMRAP: As Many Rounds (orReps) as Possible
BS: Back squat
BW: Body weight
C&J: Clean and jerk
DNF: Did Not Finish
EMOM: Every Minute on the Minute
FS: Front squat
Globo Gym: the common term to refer to what a big-box or corporate gym is | I.e. 24 Hour
Fitness, Fitness World, YMCA, LA Fitness, Gold’s Gym
GHD: Glute-ham developer. A device that allows for posterior chain exercise, such as a hip extension, sit-up or a back-extension.
GPP: General physical preparedness. Also known as “fitness”
HC: Hang Clean
HSPU: Handstand pushup
ME: Max Effort | All out until you can’t perform another rep.
MetCon: Metabolic Conditioning workout
OHS: Overhead squat
pp: Push press
PJ: Push Jerk
Rx’d | as Rx: As prescribed; as written
RM: Repetition maximum. Your 1RM is your max lift for one rep
10RM: The most you can lift 10 times. (Commonly found in WOD’s as 1RM/3RM/5RM etc.)
SC: Squat Clean
SDHP: Sumo Deadlift High Pull
Set: A number of repetitions. For example: 3×10,would be 3 sets of 10 reps each with rest between
SPP: Specific physical preparedness, aka skill training.
Subbed: Substituted something
TGU: Turkish get-up
UB: Un-broken/without stopping
WOD: Workout of the day
#: Symbol for Pounds