ACRONYMS & ABBREVIATIONS

The following is a list of all the techniques prescribed in our suite of online training programs. It is published for you as a guide to understanding the abbreviations, terminology and acronyms used.

-- Updated: 22/03/18 --

(1:1) Eg. If your work period (Sprint/run etc.) took you 10 secs then you will rest for 10 secs

(1:2) Eg. If your work period (Sprint/run etc.) took you 10 secs then you will rest for 20 secs

1RM = 1 Rep Max (1 rep as heavy as possible)

2:2mins - 2 minutes work then 2 minutes rest (repeat)

30:30s - 30 seconds work then 30 seconds rest (repeat). 'x':'y's ('s' = seconds)

3mR = 3min Rest

AB - Air-bike

AMRAP = As Many Rounds As Possible

AMRAP8 - As many rounds as possible in 8 minutes

BB = Barbell

BFA = Basic Fitness Assessment (Army)

BJJ = Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

BJO - Box-jump over

BOR = Bent Over Row

BP = Bench Press

BS = Back Squat

BW – Bodyweight

C2 - Concept 2

C2B = Chest to Bar

Cals = Calories

CJ = Clean & (push) jerk

Cluster = Clean to FSPP 

Cool-down Standard = 3-5min or more easy moving + 3-5min stretching

CTB - Chest-to-bar pull-up

DB – Dumb-bell

DBall = dead-ball

DBP - DB Press

DL = Deadlift

DU - Double-unders

E:C – Eccentric/concentric ratio. This is the speed of the eccentric to the concentric phase.

E<60 = Endurance <60 mins

E<90 = Endurance <90 mins

E2MOM - Every 2 minutes, on the minute

E3MOM = Every 3 minutes, on the minute

Easy = 50% - 60 % MHR

EMOM = Every Minute on the Minute

FC = Farmers Carry

FLR – Forward leaning raise (push-up plank position)

FR - Front-rack hold

FS = Front Squat

FSPP = Front Squat Push Press (aka - Thruster)

FT = For time (Max. effort. Record the time)

GHD – Gluteal-hamstring developer

GPP = General Physical Preparedness

GTO = Ground to overhead

GTS = Ground to shoulder

Hard 75% - 90% MHR

HPC = Hang Power Clean (from hip height or mid-thigh height or knee height)

HPS = Hang Power Snatch (from hip height or mid-thigh height or knee height)

HS = Handstand

HSPU = Handstand Push Up

KB = Kettle Bell

KBS = Kettle Bell Swing

KTE – Knees-to-elbow

M-up = Muscle-up

Max = 90% - 100% MHR

MB – Medicine ball

MCB - Main conditioning bout (the main body of the workout)

ME = Muscular Endurance

mHR = Maximum heart-rate

Moderate = 60%- 75% MHR

mR = ... minutes rest

MU = Muscle Up

OH = Overhead

OHS - Overhead squat

OHS = Overhead Squat

OTS = Over the shoulder

PC = Power Clean

PE = Power Endurance

PGM = Program

PJ = Push Jerk

PP = Push Press

PS = Power Snatch

RC = Rope Climb

RDL - Romanian DL (straight-leg DL)

RFT = Rounds-For-Time (E.g. 3RFT = 3 rounds for time)

SB = Sand-bag

SBGU = Sand-bag Get-up

SDL - Sumo deadlift

SG = Snatch Grip

SGDL = Snatch-grip Deadlift

SJ = Split Jerk

SLDL = Single Leg Deadlift

SPP = Specific physical preparedness

Steady = Able to maintain a consistent pace throughout the entire workout

T2B = Toes to Bar

Tabata - 20 seconds work then 10 seconds rest for 4 mins (8 rounds)

TGU = Turkish Get-up

TTB = Toes-to-bar

W-up Standard = 4min general + 4min specific + 2min stretch

W:R = Work/rest ratio (for every period of work 'x' (mins), there must be ‘y’ minutes rest e.g. x:y)

WUTH = Work Up To Heavy…

WV = Weight-vest