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THUR 06.01.17

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Havin' that good feelin' after finishin' a tough character buildin' WOD


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Shoulder Press: 3 sets of 5. Worksets. Rest 2-3 minutes between sets.

B. 5 Rounds [18 Minute Time Cap]
21 Slamballs (20/15)
15 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12/9 Cal Row
Rest 1 minute between rounds

Post load and reps for press and time for WOD. Ex: 135#, 7 reps, 15:33 Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Front Squats: 5 sets of 3 reps working up to heavy set of 3. Rest 2-3 minutes between sets.

B. 3 Rounds of:
2 minutes as many repetitions as possible (AMRAP):

5 Front Squat (50% Part A.)
5 Pullups
5 Toes To Bar
5 Power Clean (50% Part A.)
2 minute rest between each 2 minute AMRAP.

Re-start each AMRAP on Front Squats.

Post 3 Rep Max Front Squat, total reps from 3 rounds of AMRAP and load.
Ex: 285#, 164 @ 145#


CFM Upcoming Events

Friday-Saturday, June 2nd-4th: Atlantic Super Regionals is Fri/Sat/Sun 9am-4pm each day. We will only have a 7, 8am class, and 9:15am Yoga on Saturday 6/3 and then will be heading down to watch the top athletes compete for a spot at the CrossFit Games.

Thursday, June 22nd: Bring-A-Friend Day! Invite a friend or family to join you for a beginner friendly partner workout. Email us with their name and contact email to reserve their spot.

WED 05.31.17

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Sarah demonstrating correct positioning for double unders.


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

“Endless Summer” Lurong WOD 3

A. Thurster Warm-Up: 5-3-2 working up to 50-70-80% of 1 rep max for a double.

B. 10 Minute AMRAP
3-6-9-12-15-... Thrusters (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
3-6-9-12-15-... Bar Facing Burpees*
30 Double Unders**

Increase the thrusters and burpees in each round by 3 reps.

*Step over permitted for L1 on burpees.

**Scaling Jump Rope
L3: 30 Double Unders
L2: 15 Double Unders or 45 Single Unders
(CFM L1.5: 30 Speed Step)
L1: 45 Singles

Post total reps completed in AMRAP only. Ex: 265 L3

And coming tomorrow...

A. Shoulder Press: 3 sets of 5. Worksets. Rest 2-3 minutes between sets.

B. 5 Rounds [18 Minute Time Cap]
21 Slamballs (20/15)
15 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12/9 Cal Row
Rest 1 minute between rounds

Post load and reps for press and time for WOD. Ex: 135#, 7 reps, 15:33 Rx.



TUES 05.30.17 Yoga Tonight!

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Tuesday Night Restorative/Yin Yoga. Active recovery for Murph.


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- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Will Milne
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Hang Power Clean: In 15 minutes work up to a 3 rep max

B. 21-15-9 Rep Rounds: [12 minute Time Cap]
Hang Power Clean (m=65/95/135, w=45/65/95)
(20/30/40) AbMat Situps

Post load for Clean and time for WOD with clean and situp level.
Ex: 205#, 6:24 L3 / L2


And coming tomorrow...

“Endless Summer” Lurong WOD 3

A. Thurster Warm-Up: 5-3-2 working up to 50-70-80% of 1 rep max for a double.

B. 10 Minute AMRAP
3-6-9-12-15-... Thrusters (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
3-6-9-12-15-... Bar Facing Burpees*
30 Double Unders**

Increase the thrusters and burpees in each round by 3 reps.

*Step over permitted for L1 on burpees.

**Scaling Jump Rope
L3: 30 Double Unders
L2: 15 Double Unders or 45 Single Unders
(CFM L1.5: 30 Speed Step)
L1: 45 Singles

Post total reps completed in AMRAP only. Ex: 265 L3

CFM Upcoming Events

Friday-Saturday, June 2nd-4th: Atlantic Super Regionals is Fri/Sat/Sun 9am-4pm each day. We will only have a 7, 8am class on Saturday 6/3 and then will be heading down to watch the top athletes compete for a spot at the CrossFit Games.

Thursday, June 22nd: Bring-A-Friend Day! Invite a friend or family to join you for a beginner friendly partner workout. Email us with their name and contact email to reserve their spot.

MON 05.29.17 “Murph”

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Team CFM Murph 2016


Today's schedule

Gym is closed for Memorial Day
08:45: Memorial Day Murph at Piedmont Park Active Oval. CFM Gym Closed. Meet at the park at 08:45 to warm-up for the WOD.
11:00: CFM Brunch at The Nook in Midtown. Join your fellow CFM Members for a nutrition brunch and social on Memorial Day.

Workout of the Day (WOD)

"Murph"
1 Mile Run
100 Pullups
200 Pushups
300 Air Squats
1 Mile Run
**Partition the pull-ups, push-ups, and squats as needed. Start and finish with a mile run.

In memory of Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, 29, of Patchogue, N.Y., who was killed in Afghanistan June 28th, 2005.

This workout was one of Mike's favorites and from here on it will be referred to as "Murph" in honor of the focused warrior and great American who wanted nothing more in life than to serve this great country and the beautiful people who make it what it is. We realize that no physical sacrifice made during a workout can come close to the sacrifice our brave heroes make, but we consider this WOD a CrossFitters “moment of silence.” This is how we can honor those that give all in the name of freedom.

During Murph, do your best to maintain great form for all movements. You will get tired. Your form may break. That’s okay. This workout is not about how fast you can go or the time you can beat. It’s about participating and remembering. If you have to slow down to perform the reps to standard, do so and know that this workout is our way to honor those who serve this country.


Scaling Options
Pushups: Incline pushups to retaining wall 1:1, incline pushups on hill 1:1, knee pushups 1:1
Pullups: Ring Rows 1:1

Partner Murph
Split up the 1 mile run into 2 x 800m or 4 x 400m. For the pullups, pushups, and squats, 1 partner working at a time then rotate with all reps being a team total. Partners can alternate rounds of Cindy or split the reps in half: 5 pullups partner 1, then 5 pullups partner 2, 10 pushups partner 1, then 10 pushups partner 2 and so on.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Hang Power Clean: In 15 minutes work up to a 3 rep max

B. 21-15-9 Rep Rounds: [12 minute Time Cap]
Hang Power Clean (m=65/95/135, w=45/65/95)
(20/30/40) AbMat Situps

Post load for Clean and time for WOD with clean and situp level.
Ex: 205#, 6:24 L3 / L2


CFM Upcoming Events

Friday-Saturday, June 2nd-4th: Atlantic Super Regionals is Fri/Sat/Sun 9am-4pm each day. We will only have a 7, 8am class on Saturday 6/3 and then will be heading down to watch the top athletes compete for a spot at the CrossFit Games.

Thursday, June 22nd: Bring-A-Friend Day! Invite a friend or family to join you for a beginner friendly partner workout. Email us with their name and contact email to reserve their spot.

FRI 05.26.17 Memorial Day Weekend!

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Dan T. Picking up the Sandbag for a carry!


CFM Upcoming Events

Sat & Sun, May 27th & 28th: Join us for Yoga this Memorial Day Weekend. We have Yoga Saturday 12:15 pm with Lana Wilson and Sunday 12:15 pm with Will Milne. Yoga at CFM is a combination of slow flow, yin and restorative postures with a focus on position, breath, and relaxation of the mind and body. Free trial for first time visitors and friends and family guests are welcome! Click here for more details and to join us for Yoga!

Yoga with Will


Monday, May 29th: Memorial Day Murph 09:00 at Piedmont Park Active Oval. CFM Gym Closed. Meet at the park in the morning for the WOD.

Monday, May 29th: CFM Brunch at 11:00 at The Nook in Midtown. Join your fellow CFM Members for a nutrition brunch and social over Memorial Day weekend.

Friday-Saturday, June 2nd-4th: Atlantic Super Regional is Fri/Sat/Sun 9am-4pm each day. We will only have a 7, 8am class on Saturday 6/3 and then will be heading down to watch the top athletes compete for a spot at the CrossFit Games.

Thursday, June 22nd: Bring-A-Friend Day! Thank you for everyone who invited a friend to join us and for those completing their first workout at CrossFit Midtown for the May BAF Day! We look forward to the next BAF Day in June. Invite a friend or family to join you for a beginner friendly partner workout. Email us with their name and contact email to reserve their spot. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

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- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Bear Complex: In 15 minutes working up to a heavy set of 3 cycles of Bear Complex.

Bear Complex 1 cycle:
1 Clean
1 Front Squat
1 Push Press
1 Back Squat
1 Back Press

B. “The Bear & The Maiden Fair”
3 Rounds For Time*
3 Cycles Bear Complex (m = 95/120/155, w = 65/85/105)
30 Cal Row
Rest 3 minutes between rounds

*Time Caps per round (on running clock):
3 minute Time Cap for round 1
9 minute Time Cap for round 2
15 minute Time Cap for round 3

Post max load for 3 cycles Bear Complex, and time to complete 3 rounds. If time cap reached before finishing row in 1st round, stop and rest 3 minutes then continue to round 2. Score is now total calories rowed before time caps.
Ex1: 185#, 11:40 L2
Ex2: 205#, (62 cal) L3


And coming Saturday...

“Jungle Race”

3 Rounds: Teams of 3
200m Medball carry 2x (20/14)
4x30ft Broad jumps to targets (6/4ft)
4 Rope climbs**
4x30ft Balance foot hand crawl
100m farmers carry 2x (m = 70/135, w = 50/95)
20 Tire flips
20 Slam ball toss (20/15 at 8/4ft)
12 Burpee wall jumps (48”)

**Must wear long socks or pants to protect shins/legs on rope climbs.

All reps and distances are team totals. 2 team members may be working at the same time.
Post time for team to complete WOD. Ex: 24:10 Rx.


Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Lana Wilson

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Will Milne

THUR 05.25.17 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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#tbt Ellen on L-sit Dead Hang Hold


CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 25th: Bring-A-Friend Day! Invite a friend or family to join you for a beginner friendly partner workout. Email us with their name and contact email to reserve their spot.

Monday, May 29th: Memorial Day Murph 09:00 at Piedmont Park Active Oval. CFM Gym Closed. Meet at the park in the morning for the WOD.

Monday, May 29th: CFM Brunch at 11:00 at The Nook in Midtown. Join your fellow CFM Members for a nutrition brunch and social over Memorial Day weekend.

Friday-Saturday, June 2nd-4th: Atlantic Super Regionals is Fri/Sat/Sun 9am-4pm each day. We will only have a 7, 8am class on Saturday 6/3 and then will be heading down to watch the top athletes compete for a spot at the CrossFit Games.

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD): Bring-A-Friend Day!!

A. L-sit Hold: In 15 minutes practice L-sit hold progressions and complete 1 max L-sit Hold for time.

B. “Helen” [15 Minute Time Cap]
3 Rounds
400m Run
21 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12 Pullups**

**Scale to Barbell Assisted Pullups 1:1, Ring Rows 1:1

Post time for L-sit and time for the WOD. Ex: 22 sec, 10:14 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Bear Complex: In 15 minutes working up to a heavy set of 3 cycles of Bear Complex.

Bear Complex 1 cycle:
1 Clean
1 Front Squat
1 Push Press
1 Back Squat
1 Back Press

B. “The Bear & The Maiden Fair”
3 Rounds For Time*
3 Cycles Bear Complex (m = 95/120/155, w = 65/85/105)
30 Cal Row
Rest 3 minutes between rounds

*Time Caps per round (on running clock):
3 minute Time Cap for round 1
9 minute Time Cap for round 2
15 minute Time Cap for round 3

Post max load for 3 cycles Bear Complex, and time to complete 3 rounds. If time cap reached before finishing row in 1st round, stop and rest 3 minutes then continue to round 2. Score is now total calories rowed before time caps.
Ex1: 185#, 11:40 L2
Ex2: 205#, (62 cal) L3

WED 05.24.17

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Shannon


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- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8p: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 5 Worksets. Same weight all sets. 3rd set max reps.

B. 12 Minute EMOM, Alternating (45 seconds work: 15 seconds rest)
Min 1: 12 KB Front Rack Lunges (m = 16/20/24’s, w = 8/12/16’s)
Min 2: 12 Floor Wipers (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/85) (L+R=1)
Min 3: 12 Box Jumps (m = 16/20/24, w = 12/16/20)
Min 4: 40 second Elbow Plank Hold

Post load and reps for bench and total of fewest reps completed each minute of lunges, floor wipers, and box jumps.
Ex: 245#, 6 reps, 36 L3.


And coming tomorrow... Bring-A-Friend Day!!

A. L-sit Hold: In 15 minutes practice L-sit hold progressions and complete 1 max L-sit Hold for time.

B. “Helen” [15 Minute Time Cap]
3 Rounds
400m Run
21 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12 Pullups**

**Scale to Barbell Assisted Pullups 1:1, Ring Rows 1:1

Post time for L-sit and time for the WOD. Ex: 22 sec, 10:14 Rx.