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Old 06-26-2008, 12:18 AM   #1
Simon Hare
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RXD meaning

Hi
Just wondering what rxd means when results are posted for WOD.
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Old 06-26-2008, 01:23 AM   #2
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Re: RXD meaning

Rx'd is an American term meaning as prescribed; all exercises are performed at specified weights/reps/distances etc.
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Old 06-26-2008, 04:34 AM   #3
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Re: RXD meaning

Simon, a common abbreviation for "Prescription drug" or "pharmacy" in the US is a capital letter R with a lower case x superimposed on it. Rx is shorthand for prescriptions, ergo "as rx'd" = "as prescribed". Where the symbol of Rx for prescriptions came from is for some etymological whiz to enlighten us.
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Re: RXD meaning

http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=recipe
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