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    23 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning When You Do CrossFit

    Where Fran is not the name of your weird aunt.

    1. "Box"

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    What it usually means: A container, case, or receptacle used to put things in.

    What it means when you do CrossFit: A place where you drip sweat, spill blood, shed tears, and kick ass.

    2. "Paleo"

    3. "Counting"

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    What it usually means: Reciting numbers.

    What it means when you do CrossFit: An activity you can do forward, backwards, and sideways when keeping tracking of reps.

    4. "Open"

    5. "Shoes"

    6. "Palms"

    7. "Rx"

    8. "Chalk"

    9. "Ring"

    10. "Clock"

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    What it usually means: A device used to tell time.

    What it means when you do CrossFit: A nemesis you are constantly racing against.

    11. "Games"

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    What it usually means: Structured activities for enjoyment.

    What it means when you do CrossFit: An event you set your DVR for.

    12. "Thruster"

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    What it usually means: A propulsion device used for spacecrafts.

    What it means when you do CrossFit: Pain, pure pain.

    13. "Cheat"

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    What it means: Breaking a rule to gain advantage or favor.

    What it means when you do CrossFit: Eating a whole pizza, two burgers, and three cupcakes in one sitting.

    14. "Carbs"

    15. "Tire"

    16. "Snatch"

    17. "Fran"

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    What it usually means: A women's name no one younger than your grandma has heard.

    What it means when you do CrossFit: The most intense workout you've ever experienced.

    18. "White board"

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    What it usually means: A wipeable surface for teaching or presentations.

    What it means when you do CrossFit: A daily reminder of where you stand.

    19. "Wallball"

    20. "Gear"

    21. "Shirt"

    22. "B.S."

    23. "CrossFit"

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