SS = Single Sport
3S = Three Sports / Triathlon/ Multi-Sport
SI= Short Interval
LI= Long Interval
M = Mile
y = Yards
' = Feet
@bodyweight= load your body weight to the bar
BW= body weight Load your body weight to the bar
m/y = Meters or Yards
10" = 10 second rest
90” = 90 second rest
C2 = Concept 2 Rower
TT = Time Trial= A measurement of maximum work capacity/power output over a set amount of time or distance. The time trial is often called the race of truth. It is done alone and should be re-tested under similar conditions and the same distance/time.
Tempo= Reduced but consistent pace for time or distance. 100% is all out effort, 90% is a 10% pulled back effort. Range between 85% to 95%.
RPE = Rate of perceived exertion , See RPE scale below.
Tabata = 8 rounds of 20 seconds on 10 seconds rest, maximal effort.
On the Minute = Start each set at the beginning of a new minute.
On :45 seconds = You have 45 seconds to perform the distance & rest. You start each set on :45 second interval.
Deviation Window: Sports will list a deviation window with the phrase, "Hold within," (for example, 2-3 seconds or 3-5 seconds). All efforts for that particular sport should be kept within this range to work on pacing.
Hold within 2-3 seconds: The difference between your fastest repeat and slowest repeat should be 3 seconds at most. You are looking to repeat the same times with a small, if any, deviation in times. This teaches pacing.
Fouls = To be done at end of workout. If you foul more then once, you get 2 min. recoveries before you need to start new foul(s).
AMRAP= As Many Rounds As Possible
AFAP= As Fast As Possible
Rx = as prescribed
"Unbroken" = if you come off the bar, you start that element again until completion
Strength and Conditioning WODS
# = lbs
Pood= A Russian unit of weight equivalent to about 16.4 kilograms (36.1 pounds) 1 pood, 1.5 pood, 2 pood are common
Accommodating Resistance = Use of bands and/ or chains
OHS = Overhead Squat
Lifts are listed as number of sets then reps. Ex. 3x5, meaning 3 sets of 5 reps.
1RM = 1 rep max
% percentage of weight will be listed for personal and individual strength programming.
ME = Max Effort= Typically working to a 2 rep max for 5 sets but not limited to that example. If 1RM PR is there take it, if not don't.
DE= Dynamic Effort = Typically taking 50-70% of 1RM for that exercise and moving through exercise with maximal speed (controlled!). Usually 2-3 reps on 90sec - 30sec interval
Ground to Overhead = The weight starts on the ground and you get it overhead, however you like. Could be either a snatch, a clean and push-press, or a clean and jerk.
"Double Up"= Up and back only touching a toe to the ground before ascent.