Functional - A natural movement that can be transfered into everyday life
Box - A gym. Mostly called boxes as CrossFit facilities have a wide variety of locations and so there is no set standard, it could even be done in a big box...
AMRAP - As many reps/rounds as possible. A set time will be started and you will be required to do as much as possible within the time limit.
RX - As prescribed, as the workout is wrote.
Scaled - An exercise pr weight has to be changed to scale to a persons ability to complete the workout.
Snatch - Not a dirty word. A snatch is an olympic lifting movement.
Jerk - Again, not a dirty word. A jerk is a press movement.
EMOM - Every minute on the minute complete a certain exercise.
1RM - Anything RM describes rep max. So 1 RM means 1 rep max, the maximum amount of weight you can do for 1 rep. 3 RM, 3 rep max etc.
Ass to grass - Squatting down into a low position deemed as ass touching the floor. Ass to grass.
Score - Every workout has a specific purpose to achieve. The score is the how you did in that workout.
HSPU - Handstand push up
PB - Personal best.
Rep - Repetition of an exercise
Set - A collection amount of reps
BW - Bodyweight. For example this may be used as a BW snatch. You will use your bodyweight on the bar and complete the exercise.
Affiliate: An affiliate is a gym, or “box,” that’s officially affiliated with the CrossFit brand (and thus given CrossFit Headquarters’ blessing to spread the brand’s gospel). In order to become an affiliate, gyms must have CrossFit-certified trainers on staff.
10 General Physical Skills of Fitness: CrossFit workouts are designed to improve this list of skills, believed to encompass the full spectrum of fitness: cardiovascular endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, accuracy, agility, and balance.
CrossFit Games: Each summer the CrossFit Games test participants with a barrage of physical challenges and workouts, ranging from swimming and running to pull-ups and handstand walks . Participants gather points over the events, and the male and female winners are crowned World’s Fittest Man & Woman. Sectional and Regional qualifiers narrow the field before the annual Games Weekend.
CrossFit Open: A sort of virtual CrossFit Games, the Open allows competitors to register online and compete on their own or at local CrossFit boxes.