Common Functional Fitness Terms you might see on the Whiteboard
(or hear from your fitness friends)
WOD – workout of the day – more commonly can be used just for a workout.
The Box – Another word for the gym.
REPS – repetitions
AMRAP – as many repetitions as possible
EMOM – Every minute on the minute
For Time – you are doing the reps for time, there is no time cap unless stated
OHS – Overhead Squat – the barbell, dumbell or weight is held overhead whilst you squat
METCON – metabolic conditioning
DB – Dumb Bell
BB – Barbell
TTB – Toes to Bar – where you lift your toes to meet your hands at the bar
HSPU – Handstand Push Ups
DU – Double Unders – the rope passes under the feet twice each repetition when skipping
SU – Single Under – the rope passes under the feet once each repetition when skipping
RR – Ring Rows
Hero WOD – A workout that is in memory or honour of someone who has passed in the line of duty or in unfortunate circumstances. You can view a large list of these at WODwell
BBJO – Burpee box jump over – you do a burpee then you jump onto a box and off the other side
WB – Wall ball – you throw a weighed medicine ball up to a specified target or height on the wall from a squat. Squat must be below parallel.