Common words, abbreviations and acronyms used at CrossFit Local.
a gym/box that’s affiliated with the CrossFit brand; gyms must have CrossFit certified coaches
CrossFit Headquarters, based in California, started by CF founder Greg Glassman
The CrossFit Games, sponsored by Reebok, and held in California every summer, finds the fittest in the world after narrowing down the field with the Open and Regionals.
The CrossFit Open allows everyone (even you) to register and compete in the Games workouts
really competitive CrossFitters who Rx everything
Pukie the Clown:
CF mascot who represents what happens when you push too hard; also the creepy face that marks your meters around the building
the workout as prescribed
Level 1 and Level 2; milestones on your way to Rx
as many rounds/reps as possible
every minute on the minute
workout of the day
personal record; don’t forget to ring the bell!
metabolic conditioning, trains endurance and conditioning primarily
Olympic barbell lifts – snatch, clean and jerk
catching the barbell in a position above parallel
starting with the barbell at or above the knee
a way to hold the barbell during Olympic lifts, with thumb around and fingers around thumb to keep bar more secure