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FRI 02.23.18 Open 18.1

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Watching the Open at FNL!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7p: Friday Night Lights 18.1!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

18.1
Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:

8 toes-to-bars**
10 dumbbell hang clean and jerks (m = 20/35/50, w = 10/20/35)
14/12 cal row

**Scaled (L2) hanging knee raise, (L1) situps.

Post rounds + reps completed. Ex: 10+20 Rx

And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD [20 Minute Time Cap]:
5 Rounds

200 Meter Run (each) + 14 Power Cleans (m = 95/135/185, w = 65/95/125)
45 Double-Unders (each) + 20 Burpees over the bar

At 3,2,1 go… partner 1 starts on 200m run and partner 2 starts on power cleans. When 1 partner finishes the run, they tag and partner 2 goes on the 200m. Once the 1st couplet is completed by both partners then advance to the Double Unders/Burpee couplet with 1 partner working at each station and then switching.

Run and Double Unders reps are individual totals. Clean and Burpees are team total. Both partners working at the same time on opposite movements of each couplet.

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

Post time for both partners to complete all 5 rounds. Ex: 18:34 L3.

Saturday Schedule

8a: Open Gym- Michael
9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller

And coming Sunday...

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 5. Worksets. Max reps final set.

B. Tabata: 8 rounds of 20 seconds work, 10 seconds rest
Reverse Lunge Steps
Situps (Rx+ = GHD situps)
Kettlebell Swings (24/16 kg)

Complete all 8 rounds of each movement before rotating.

Post load and reps for bench and total reps of each movement from WOD.
Ex: 240#, 6 reps, 68, 76, 84 Rx


Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
11a: Open Gym- Michael
12:15a: Yoga- Lana Wilson
5,6p: Open Gym- Neal

THUR 02.22.18 Open Announcement

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Coach Brianna


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
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)

A. 500m Row

B. Partner WOD:
10 minutes: Row for Cal
Partner overhead plate hold (10/15/25/35/45)
**Partners may switch positions as often as needed to keep plate overhead. Once partner is off rowing machine, plate may drop below overhead to exchange.

REST 3 minutes

2 minutes as many reps as possible:
Plate Front Squats (10/15/25/35/45)

REST 1 minute

2 minutes as many reps as possible:
Burpee Plate Steps
**One plate per team. Must come to full knee and hip extension on top of plate by stepping up (no hop on/off). Both partners may be working at the same time. No requirement for arms.

Post time for 500m Row and total cal, front squat reps, and burpees for WOD
Ex: 1:36, 145, 58, 48. L3


And coming tomorrow...

18.1
Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:

8 toes-to-bars**
10 dumbbell hang clean and jerks (m = 20/35/50, w = 10/20/35)
14/12 cal row

**Scaled (L2) hanging knee raise, (L1) situps.

Post rounds + reps completed. Ex: 10+20 Rx

WED 02.21.18

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Elana


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Push Press: 3 rep max

B. 7 Rounds [12 Minute Time Cap]:
7 Push Press (m = 65/95/115, w = 45/65/85)
7 C2B Pullups
7 Burpees

Post load for push press and time to complete WOD: 230#, 9:21 L3

And coming tomorrow...

A. 500m Row

B. Partner WOD:
10 minutes: Row for Cal
Partner overhead plate hold (10/15/25/35/45)
**Partners may switch positions as often as needed to keep plate overhead. Once partner is off rowing machine, plate may drop below overhead to exchange.

REST 3 minutes

2 minutes as many reps as possible:
Plate Front Squats (10/15/25/35/45)

REST 1 minute

2 minutes as many reps as possible:
Burpee Plate Steps
**One plate per team. Must come to full knee and hip extension on top of plate by stepping up (no hop on/off). Both partners may be working at the same time. No requirement for arms.

Post time for 500m Row and total cal, front squat reps, and burpees for WOD
Ex: 1:36, 145, 58, 48. L3

TUES 02.20.18

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Megan and company coming back from a Medball Run


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Back Squat: 5-5-5-5-5 working up to a heavy set of 5.
(Start at 65% 1 rep max- 70- 75- 80- 85%)

B. 12 Minute EMOM
Odd: 45 Double Unders
Even: 12 Toes to bar

Post load for Back Squat and fewest reps completed for each EMOM.
Ex: 285#, 39, 10 Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Push Press: 3 rep max

B. 7 Rounds [12 Minute Time Cap]:
7 Push Press (m = 65/95/115, w = 45/65/85)
7 C2B Pullups
7 Burpees

Post load for push press and time to complete WOD: 230#, 9:21 L3

MON 02.19.18

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Sarah


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- Anthony
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Barbell Complex: In 15 minutes workup to a heavy set of:
1 Power Clean
1 Thruster
1 Push Jerk

B. Complete as many rounds as possible in 15 minutes of:
10 Kettlebell swings (32/24)
10 Box jumps (24/20)
10 Ring dips

Post load for complex and rounds+reps for AMRAP.
Ex: 205#, 9+12 Rx


And coming tomorrow...

A. Back Squat: 5-5-5-5-5 working up to a heavy set of 5.
(Start at 65% 1 rep max- 70- 75- 80- 85%)

B. 12 Minute EMOM
Odd: 45 Double Unders
Even: 12 Toes to bar

Post load for Back Squat and fewest reps completed for each EMOM.
Ex: 285#, 39, 10 Rx.

FRI 02.16.18 “Fran”

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Team run!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
3:30p: Open Gym- Anthony
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7:45p: CFM Black Panther Premiere!!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Thruster: In 10 minutes work up to a moderate set of 2

B.”Fran”
21-15-9 Rep Rounds

Thrusters (95/65)
Pullups

Post load of thruster and time to complete WOD. Ex: 205#, 4:15 Rx

And coming Saturday...

Black Panther Partner WOD!
TBA

Saturday Schedule

8a: Open Gym- Michael
9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Open Gym- Michael
12:15a: Yoga- Lana Wilson
5,6p: Open Gym- Brianna

2018 Open at CrossFit Midtown

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Celebrate completing each Open workout!


8 Reasons You Owe It To Yourself
To Do The Open & Friday Night Lights

The 2018 Open begins soon!

CrossFit Midtown will be doing the open workouts on Friday during regular classes and then each week we have a Friday Night Lights (FNL) competition highlighting match-ups with both individual and team events as well as a gym social after the workouts. The 1st Open workout is released on Thursday, February 22nd and continues for 5 weeks with 1 new workout each week.

Cary finishing the last reps on 17.1!


Participating in the Open is a seminal CrossFit experience and we highly recommend all athletes who have been training at CFM for a year or more to sign up. This is a great opportunity to test your fitness and enjoy the camaraderie and community of CrossFit.

Click here to register for the open and join Team CFM. #InTheOpen #CFMStrong!


Sign Up and Join Team CFM!


1. Experience the adrenaline rush of competition.

So many of us have never felt what it was like to compete in sports during our youth. Maybe you weren't the "athletic kid" growing up. Sure, you probably had plenty of extra curricula’s, Knowledge Bowl, band, choir, speech... But the feeling of going head-to-head with your peers on a physical playing field is one that must be experienced firsthand.

And what better place to step outside your comfort zone than within the familiar walls of CFM?

Get to know fellow CFMers


Watching the Open at FNL!

2. Meet your fellow Athletes.

We all know this is so much more than just a gym. We get to know each other. We make friends. We cheer for each other by name. But what about the members on opposite schedules from yours? Get to know the early risers, the night owls, the weekend warriors. FNL is basically one big mixer, chock-full of all the people with whom you share at least one very key interest.

3. Break through mental and physical barriers.

Can't do double unders? Never touched your toes to a bar before? Get ready to astound yourself. The Open has a way of drawing us out of our self-imposed shells and showing us what we're truly capable of. Plus, there's no cherry picking at FNL. Those movements we may subconsciously or not so subconsciously avoid won't be denied, and being forced to face them head on can open new doors for our fitness.

4. You're signing up for 5 weeks of challenging yourself, proving your resolve, and having a blast.

Not just WODs, FNL features team building, themes, entertainment, and friendly rivalry for the overall team prize. There's never a dull moment under the lights.

Achieve new heights of your fitness with the support of our community.


5. See your coaches walk the walk.

Wish you could witness your favorite coach go HAM in the WOD or pit yourself neck and neck against them? Maybe you want to return the favor for all the times they've barked encouragement in the midst of a particularly gross workout. Here's your chance!

Dez doing her first FNL Open 16.3 Scaled!


6. Because you're good enough.

The beauty of the Open is that it truly is for everyone especially now that there’s a Scaled Division. And trust me, the most thrilling moments of FNL the ones that live on vividly in our memories belong to those who achieve their first pull up, double under, T2B, etc.

The excitement of FNL!


7. It just might inspire you or you might inspire others.

No matter which end of the fitness spectrum you currently find yourself on, I guarantee that if you show up and pour your all into the week's WOD, people will notice. You may find yourself with your very own cheering section. FNL is further proof that we WANT each other to succeed, and that success is measured on a scale completely unique to each of us.

8. This is a journey, and we're on it together!

CFM Ladies! Teammates and Friends!


2018 Open Schedule

Thursday, Feb 22nd at 8pm: 1st Open Announcement at CFM! Each Thursday the open will be announced at 8pm and we will have open gym from 8-9pm to test the workouts.
Friday, Feb 23rd at 7pm: 18.1 FNL
Friday, Mar 2nd at 7pm: 18.2 FNL
Friday, Mar 9th at 7pm: 18.3 FNL
Friday, Mar 16th at 7pm: 18.4 FNL
Friday, Mar 23rd at 7pm: 18.5 FNL

Click here to register for the open and join Team CFM. #InTheOpen #CFMStrong!