What does that mean...
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Whether you’re looking to come in for the first time, a new member, or a long time veteran of our gym, there are moments where you scratch your head and say…HUH?!? Below is a dictionary on common phrases, acronyms, or regular exercises that we do. If we are missing one, just shoot us an email or leave us a note, and we will get it added…ASAP.
This also serves as a guide if a trainer says something to you, and you’re confused. Skip to the “The Hurt Locker ‘isms” section. If Jeff greets you with “are you lost,” it doesn’t mean he doesn’t recognize you, it just means you’ve been missed.
On the whiteboard, you’ll notice we start every workout with accessory work. You’ll see 3RFQ, which stands for 3 Rounds For Quality. We want you to focus on form and function vs. speed.
Every Minute On the Minute – In a WOD, you may see the acronym EMOM, this is every minute on the minute. So at the beginning of every minute, you will do a set of exercises. When you are done, you rest until the start of the next minute.
As Many Rounds As Possible – Your goal is to go as fast (and safe) as you can and get as many rounds of the workout in as you can. Typically you’ll see the clock counting down, and you run through the exercises until the clock expires.
Double Unders – A jump rope movement where you have two spins of the rope with one jump.
As Heavy As Possible
Toes 2 Bar
Glute Ham Developer
Glute Ham Developer Sit Ups – Sit-ups on the GHD Machine
Russian Kettlebell Swings – this movement is a swing where you stop with the bell at shoulder height.
American Kettlebell Swings – this movement is a swing where you stop with the bell directly overhead.
While not an acronym, kipping is a gymnastic movement utilizing hip drive to perform a bodyweight movement faster and/or more efficiently
As Prescribed, meaning, you do the workout as written without any adjustments
Sumo deadlift high pull
Workout Of the Day
The Hurt Locker 'isms
You may hear phrases that throw you for a loop, here is a quick summary of what they likely mean.