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FRI 09.30.16

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Tyler preparing for overhead squats

Tyler preparing for overhead squats


Upcoming CFM Events

Wednesday, Oct 5th:5-8pm. SFH Sampling & Supplementation Info Session.
Sunday, Oct 9th:8am. CFM Track Day. Meet at the track for an aerobic capacity Double WOD with Coach Travis.
Wednesday, Oct 19th: Reebox Box Crawl. The Box Crawl is an epic road trip stopping at 125 CrossFit Boxes over the course of 18 weeks. Team Reebox will hang out at CFM for the day and bring awesome stuff! Here’s a little of what they will bring: a full Nano 6 try on experience where members will be able to try on the Nano 6 for their workout, a fully stocked Reebok Recovery Bar that is loaded with Kill Cliff, Goat Tape, WOD Repair Lotion, Vita Coco, Caveman Coffee, and much more as well as a Reebok Survival Outpost packed with body wipes, hair ties, and plastic bags for your dirty gym clothes…you know, all the must haves! All CFM members are invited to to the box for this event.
Thursday, Oct 20th: Bring-A-Friend Day!! There will be an all levels partner friendly WOD. Invite a friend, family member, or co-worker to join you for the WOD.
Tuesday, Nov 15th: 5:45am-8am and 3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. The Dunk Truck will be back in November for members to be rested from September or for a 1st time test. Sign up here for the next Dunk Truck!

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. 18 Minute AMRAP
30 Thrusters (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
30 Box Jump Overs (24/20)
30 Cal Row
30 Toes To Bar

B. 5-Way Banded Shoulder Stretch

Post total rounds plus reps completed for the AMRAP. Ex: 248 L3


And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD [25 Minute Time Cap]
5 Rounds
21 Pushups**. Partner Elbow Plank Hold
7 Deadlift. Partner Rests
5 Hang Power Clean. Partner Dead Hang Hold

(m = 75/135/185, w = 45/85/125)
**Scale pushups to incline: 12” parallette, 16” bench, or (20/24/30”) Box. For scaling up (The +) for Level 2 and Level 3 (L2/L3+ = deficit 3.5”/2.5”).

All rounds and repetitions are individual totals. Only 1 partner working at a time while the other is in a hold or resting. Partners may partition the rounds and the reps any way. 1st partner can complete a full round and then alternate; OR 1st partner can complete all the pushups and then the 2nd partner can complete all the pushups, and then they continue through the round relay style; OR 1st partner can do 11 pushups, then 2nd partner does 11 pushups, then they will do 10 and 10 reps to each complete the full set of pushups and then move to deadlift. Leap frogging is not permitted and each individual must follow the order of pushups, then deadlift, then hang power clean.

Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 21:34 L3+

Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
12:15p: Yoga- Alexis Story. Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Tina
12:15p: Yoga- Lana Wilson. Click here to reserve

THUR 09.30.16 “Wayne’s World”

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Loaded carries are great for training the grip, building muscle, Developing work capacity, core strength, & coordination, and even improving function of the shoulder girdle. Pick heavy things up and carry them before setting them down!

Loaded carries are great for training the grip, building muscle, Developing work capacity, core strength, & coordination, and even improving function of the shoulder girdle. Pick heavy things up and carry them before setting them down!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Travis

Workout of the Day (WOD):

A. Strict Pullups: 3 rounds of 1 minute AMRAP strict pullups. Multiple sets permitted.
Rest 3 minutes between rounds.

B. "Wayne’s World"
Team WOD
3 Rounds
Team 1: Max Cal Airdyne
Team 2: Worm Complex (45/25) synchronized
5 worm squats (R Shoulder)
9 worm push press (Alternating Shoulder)
5 worm squats (L Shoulder)
200m Run

**Rx+ wear a vest (20/14) for pullups and “Wayne’s World”

At 3,2,1...go Team 1 begins on the Airdyne and can alternate teammates as often as they like. At the start Team 2 begins on their synchronized worm complex of squats and presses. After finishing the last squat, all members of Team 2 go for a 200m run. When the last teammate crosses the finish line, Team 1 must stop biking and move to the worm. Team 2 begins to bike. Continue this pattern for 3 rounds on the Airdyne for each team.

Post reps of pullups and team total cals for WOD. Ex 61, 478 (team of 5) Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. 18 Minute AMRAP
30 Thrusters (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
30 Box Jump Overs (24/20)
30 Cal Row
30 Toes To Bar

B. 5-Way Banded Shoulder Stretch

Post total rounds plus reps completed for the AMRAP. Ex: 248 L3

WED 09.28.16

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Ready, and stand. The run as with our life journey begins with the first step.

Ready, and stand. The run as with our life journey begins with the first step.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: 7 minute EMOM 1 Deadlift. 80% of 1RM at tempo (3-0-3-1)

B. 3 Rounds For Time [15 Minute Time Cap]:
200m Front Rack Kettlebell Carry (2) (24/16kg)
30 Double Unders (Rx+ = 60 Double Unders)
40 AbMat Wall Situps

Post load for load for Deadlift and time to complete WOD. Ex: 245#, 10:20 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

A. Strict Pullups: 3 rounds of 1 minute AMRAP strict pullups. Multiple sets permitted.
Rest 3 minutes between rounds.

B. "Wayne’s World"
Team WOD
3 Rounds
Team 1: Max Cal Airdyne
Team 2: Worm Complex (45/25) synchronized
5 worm squats (R Shoulder)
9 worm push press (Alternating Shoulder)
5 worm squats (L Shoulder)
200m Run

**Rx+ wear a vest (20/14) for pullups and “Wayne’s World”

At 3,2,1...go Team 1 begins on the Airdyne and can alternate teammates as often as they like. At the start Team 2 begins on their synchronized worm complex of squats and presses. After finishing the last squat, all members of Team 2 go for a 200m run. When the last teammate crosses the finish line, Team 1 must stop biking and move to the worm. Team 2 begins to bike. Continue this pattern for 3 rounds on the Airdyne for each team.

Post reps of pullups and team total cals for WOD. Ex 61, 478 (team of 5) Rx.

TUES 09.27.16 “Hang With ‘Em”

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Amanda starting up the rope

Amanda starting up the rope


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Brianna
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Michael
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Front Rack Mobility: Spend 8 minutes working on improving front rack mobility
Thoracic/lat foam roll
Banded front rack stretch
Wrist extension stretch

B. “Hang With 'Em” [16 Minute Time Cap]
Complete all Rep Rounds (10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1)
Hang Squat Clean Thrusters (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
Bar Facing Burpees

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 14:27 L3

And coming tomorrow...

A. Deadlift: 7 minute EMOM 1 Deadlift. 80% of 1RM at tempo (3-0-3-1)

B. 3 Rounds For Time [15 Minute Time Cap]:
200m Front Rack Kettlebell Carry (2) (24/16kg)
30 Double Unders (Rx+ = 60 Double Unders)
40 AbMat Wall Situps

Post load for load for Deadlift and time to complete WOD. Ex: 245#, 10:20 Rx

MON 09.26.16

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Coach Anthony at the top of a heavy set of 155# thrusters.

Coach Anthony at the top of a heavy set of 155# thrusters.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Snatch Complex: In 15 minutes work up in weight for the complex:
1 Power Snatch
1 Overhead Squat
1 Hang Squat Snatch
(Aim for 75% of 1 RM Power Snatch or Hang Squat Snatch)

B. For Time [12 minute time cap]
21 Power Snatch
21 Pullups
15 Overhead Squat
15 Chest To Bar Pullups
9 Squat Snatch
9 Bar Muscle Ups

Weight for the barbell:
Men = 45/65/95
Women = 25/45/65

Post load for complex and time for WOD. Ex: 155#, 8:22 Rx+.

And coming tomorrow...TUESDAY

A. Front Rack Mobility: Spend 8 minutes working on improving front rack mobility
Thoracic/lat foam roll
Banded front rack stretch
Wrist extensor stretch

B. “Hang With 'Em” [16 Minute Time Cap]
Complete all Rep Rounds (10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1)
Hang Squat Clean Thrusters (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
Bar Facing Burpees

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 14:27 L3

FRI 09.23.16

By | Lurong Championship Challenge, Partner WOD, WOD, Yoga | No Comments
Lurong Team Draft Day & WOD from 9/10. We are going into week 3 of 7 of our Nutrition and Fitness Challenge!!

Lurong Team Draft Day & WOD from 9/10. We are going into week 3 of 7 of our Nutrition and Fitness Challenge!!


Upcoming CFM Events

Saturday, Sept 24th: 2-4pm. CFM Social & Potluck.
Thursday, Oct 20th: Bring-A-Friend Day!! There will be an all levels partner friendly WOD. Invite a friend, family member, or co-worker to join you for the WOD.
Tuesday, Nov 15th: 5:45am-8am and 3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. The Dunk Truck will be back in November for members to be rested from September or for a 1st time test. Sign up here for the next Dunk Truck!

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Power Clean: 5 sets of 3 reps every 3 minutes. Not touch and go. (80% of 1 RM).

B. 4 Rounds (1 Minute Work:10 Seconds Rest)
Station 1: 15/12 Calorie Row
Station 2: 12 Burpee Box Jumps (20/24)
Station 3: 9 Clean & Jerks (m = 75/95/135, w = 55/65/95)

Post load for clean and fewest reps completed in a minute at each station for the WOD.
Ex: 240#, 15, 8, 8 L3


And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD, relay style [28 Minute Time Cap]
21-18-15-12-9
Thrusters (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
40 Double-unders**
200m Run

**Scale DU to DU+singles 20 reps, speed step 1:1, singles 1:1.

First partner completes first full round, tags second partner and they complete the first full round again. Continue through each round for each partner relay style.

Post times to complete. Ex: 23:30 L3

Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller. Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller. Click here to reserve

THUR 09.22.16 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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"When the rowing gets tough, the tough keep rowing."   Coach Peach finishing the last leg on the team row WOD.

"When the rowing gets tough, the tough keep rowing."
Coach Peach finishing the last leg on the team row WOD.


Upcoming CFM Events

Thursday, Sept 22nd: Bring-A-Friend Day!! There will be an all levels partner friendly WOD. Invite a friend, family member, or co-worker to join you for the WOD.
Thursday, Sept 22nd: 8:15-9:15pm. Wine & Partner Yoga! Instructor Jackie will be leading a partner yoga classes featuring partner supported balance poses, partner stretches, and partner trust exercises. Open to all friends as part of Bring-A-Friend Day!!
Saturday, Sept 24th: 2-4pm. CFM Social & Potluck.
Tuesday, Nov 15th: 5:45am-8am and 3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. The Dunk Truck will be back in November for members to be rested from September or for a 1st time test. Sign up here for the next Dunk Truck!

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8:15p: Partner Yoga!!- Jackie
Today we have a special Partner Yoga class that will feature partner balance poses and partner assisted stretches & massage. Members click here to reserve or guests email us to reserve your spot.

Workout of the Day (WOD):

“Deck of Cards” [36 Minute Time Cap]
Spades: Goblet Squats (24/16kg)
Diamonds: AbMat Situps
Clubs: Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
Hearts: Reverse Lunges
Aces: 200m Run with Prowler

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 28:30 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

A. Power Clean: 5 sets of 3 reps every 3 minutes. Not touch and go. (80% of 1 RM).

B. 4 Rounds (1 Minute Work:10 Seconds Rest)
Station 1: 15/12 Calorie Row
Station 2: 12 Burpee Box Jumps (20/24)
Station 3: 9 Clean & Jerks (m = 75/95/135, w = 55/65/95)

Post load for clean and fewest reps completed in a minute at each station for the WOD.
Ex: 240#, 15, 8, 8 L3