Robin Strathdee

Acronyms!

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This is a list of the most commonly used acronyms on the forum. If you see one we're missing, you can note it below and a moderator will update the list.


W9: Whole9

W30: Whole30

SAD: Standard American Diet
This is the diet that typifies the western attitude toward food - processed foods, low fat, "sugar free", food-like products, fast food...

W30D: Whole30 Daily
The Whole30 Daily is a 32 day (you get days 0 and 31) subscription email service packed with tips and resources for you during every step of your Whole30 journey.

SWYPO: Sex With Your Pants On.
Pancakes, cookies, muffins and other paleofied junk foods that are never as satisfying as the real thing and often lead down the slippery slope to "real" junk food.

ISWF: It Starts With Food
Best-selling book by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig (creators of the Whole30 program) that details both the ins and outs of the Whole30 program AND the science behind their many recommendations.

WOD: Workout of the Day
Primarily CrossFit terminology used to refer to the assigned group workout of the day. Many folks around here use it to describe their daily workout, CrossFit or not.

Pre-wo: Pre-Workout/ Post-wo: Post-Workout
Generally used in reference to what foods are best to eat before and after a workout

AIP: Autoimmune Protocol
This is a reference to the autoimmune protocol – a larger and more specific set of dietary restrictions for those suffering from autoimmune conditions.

FODMAP
We won't worry about the sciency words the acronym stands for. These foods are easily broken down by certain bacteria in the gut and can cause digestive troubles for some folks.

MDA: Mark's Daily Apple.  ~ A good go-to if you can't find the info you need here or on our site, whole9life.com.

BP Coffee: Bulletproof Coffee ~ A coffee drink made with ghee and coconut oil, blended in a blender or with an immersion blender.

NSV: Non-Scale Victory - like clearer skin, better sleep, less joint pain, clothes fitting better -- anything other than the number on the scale

JERF: Just Eat Real Food

FWOB: Foods without brakes ~ less healthy foods you can't seem to stop once you start

ACV: apple cider vinegar

EVOO: extra virgin olive oil

OTF: Orange Theory Fitness - a popular gym/fitness program

 

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