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What Does It Mean To Rx A WOD- CrossFit Southie [#] jason barrow.

08/01/2012 at 12:50 am.

Box Squat: 1855 WOD: 1 Penalty.

Fell off of the clapping pushups after 2 rounds.

Fell off of the Rx reps after 2 more rounds.

L2 reps and HR pushups for the majority.


02/09/2011 Hi all, What does RX stand for / mean?

Ive searched for a good 15min, i cant find it!! Sorry to burden you with what may seem as an obvious question.

15/07/2013 What Does CrossFit Rx Really Mean?

Posted on 15.

Jul, 2013 by Andrew Frezza in Workouts.

In my time coaching and programming in several different CrossFit boxes, I#ve noticed there is some confusion surrounding the CrossFit RX standard and what it #, The box jumps are 30 inches and 24 inches for men and women, respectively.

If the coaches advise you to go lighter, or jump to a shorter box, then you are no longer # Rx -ing# the workout.

If you start the WOD Rx but then find you have to lower the weight or alter the workout, then it#s not Rx.

(2) For The Prescribed Number of Reps:, In the WOD below, the Rx #Prescription# calls for Handstand Push Ups (Set standard, on a flat surface), Deadlifts at a specific weight, box jumps at a specific height, pull ups (Chin over Bar!) air squats (performed full range of motion) and Double Unders (jumping rope with 2 rotations and one jump) and every movement has specified reps.

What does Rx stand for in Crossfit ?

RX : When a WOD is performed RX ‘d, that means the athlete performs all modalities using the prescribed weight and reps.

In CrossFit , all WODs can be scaled down to meet your fitness level, but the goal is to get to a place where the RX is challenging, yet doable.

29/04/2020 The list of RX questions is endless.

What does RX mean in Crossfit ?

RX is effectively short hand for the term #as prescribed#.

The medical world uses a lot of Latin terms and RX is short hand of the Latin for as prescribed! I will give a quick guide to what CrossFit HQ generally programmes as RX male and female weights by movement and rep.

what does rx stand for crossfit