Abbreviations and Acronyms

Wondering what some of those abbreviations and acronyms mean? Here's a list of some common ones - I'll try to keep this list fairly up to date.

1 pood = 16 kg (approximately 35#)
1.5 pood = 24 kg (approximately 55#)
2 pood = 32 kg (approximately 70#)
AFAP = As Fast As Possible
ALAP = As Long As Possible
AMRAP = As Many Rounds As Possible
AMREAP = As Many REps As Possible
Burp-up = 1 Burpee + 1 Pull-up. Don't clap your hands during the jump - just jump up to the pull-up bar and start the pull-up.
BW = Bodyweight
BWU = Burgener Warm-up
CTB = Chest-To-Bar
C & J = Clean & Jerk
DB = Dumbbell
EMOM = Every Minute On the Minute
GHD = Glute-Ham Developer
GTO = Ground-to-overhead, i.e., get the weight from the ground to overhead (with feet underneath hips/shoulders) in any manner desired. Thus, any type of clean is acceptable, any type of jerk or press is acceptable, and any type of snatch is also acceptable.
HSPU = Handstand Push-up
KB = Kettlebell
KTE = Knees-to-Elbows
MSCL = Mustang Strength and Conditioning Lab (it's at the top of the page)
OHS = Overhead Squat
RM = Rep Max, e.g., "5 RM" refers to the maximum weight you can lift for 5 repetitions.  Warm-up sets are necessary before attempting RMs.
SDHP = Sumo Deadlift High Pull
TTB = Toes-to-Bar
WOD = Workout Of the Day

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