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FRI 01.18.19 Team CFM at Wodapalooza this weekend!

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Pri, Tara, Elana at 31Heroes Social and Fundraiser


CFM Upcoming Events

Friday through Sunday, January 18th-20th: Coaches Pietsch, Travis, and Michael compete in Wodapalooza in the scaled division over the weekend. Yes. We know the competition is really good that even at our level we are in the Scaled group. It will be a fun event and we have an opportunity to finish on the podium or take 1st place! CFM Members will be able to watch the action live online.

FloElite is the official livestream partner for the Wodapalooza CrossFit Festival, and will be streaming all three days of competition. In order to watch the live stream, you will sign up with FloElite and pay a subscription fee of $29.99. You'll also have access to watch all the other heats and top elite athletes compete at Wodapalooza in addition to your beloved CFM coaches!

FloElite: https://www.floelite.com/events/6253829-wodapalooza-2019

Events will take place during the following times. Check back Friday for specific times for Team CFM Flexual Healing!!
Friday, January 18: 5:00am – 8:15pm ET
Bay Watch 7:30 am
Double Vision 1:03pm
Special Delivery 6:43 pm

Saturday, January 19: 7:30am – 8:00pm ET
Ski School 8:57 am
Ocho Chipper 1:00 pm

Sunday, January 20: 8:00am – 8:30pm ET

Tuesday, January 22nd at 6-8 pm: Function Movement screening with Dr Phil: He will be doing assessments as well as spot treatments on athletes at CFM on Tuesday evening either before or after your class. Come to the gym Tuesday evening to check any ache or pain checked out by Dr. Phil from Georgia Sports PT in Midtown.

Wednesday, January 23rd at 6:30 pm: Mobility Night with Dr Jackie: This is part of our Gymnastics Workshop series and the mobility session will focus on overhead mobility for handstands and hanging movements. This series will continue Wednesdays and Sundays through February leading up to the start of the 2019 Open on Thursday, February 21st. The cost is $35 for the complete workout series (includes 8-9 gymnastics sessions and 2 mobility nights)

Click here for the complete schedule and to register: CFM Gymnastics Workshop Details and Registration

Thursday, January 24th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day! Invite a friend or family to join you for a beginner friendly partner workout. Send us their full name, contact email and the time you will be attending to reserve their spot in advance. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Friday, January 25th 6:30 pm: Graveyard Games Night Time Edition hosted by CrossFit College Park. CFM has 3 teams competing in this competition for a $1000 cash prize. The event is going to be a party and all CFM is invited (18+ only). Live DJ, Art Show, Beer on Tap and Wine served. Come support our teams as they compete and enjoy classy night out with your CFM fam! RSVP for the event and purchase your tickets from here:
CFM Night at the Graveyard Games!

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
3:30p: Open Gym- Pat
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pat

Workout of the Day (WOD)

For Time [10min cap]
27 Back Squats (From the Ground)(95/65)
27 Weighted Sit Ups (20/15)
50 Double Unders
21 Back Squats
21 Weighted Sit Ups
50 Double Unders
15 Back Squats
15 Weighted Sit Ups
50 Double Unders
9 Back Squats
9 Weighted Sit Ups

Post time for the WOD. Ex 7:40 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

400 Degreez
5 Rounds [35min cap]

10 Handstand Push Ups
10 Chest to Bar Pull Ups
10 Toes to Bar
10 Jumping Lunges
10 DB Snatches (Alternating) (50/35)
10 Calorie Row
10 Double DB Clean & Jerk (50/35's)
10 Burpees

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 31:30 Rx.

Saturday Schedule

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


And coming Sunday...

EMOM/AMRAP
EMOM 10

Odd: 10 Plate Overhead Lunges (45/25)
Even: 5 Strict Pull Ups + 5 Parallette Push Ups (One Parallette per hand)
-3min Rest-
AMRAP 8
20 Bent Over DB Row (Alternating)
10 DB Box Step Overs (35/25’s)(24/20)

Post rounds and reps in AMRAP. Ex: 4+20 Rx.

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Cancelled
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
11a: Open Gym- Neal
12:15p: Yoga- Nikkia Nelson
5p: Open Gym- Neal
6p: Open Gym- Neal

THUR 01.17.19

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Coach Ellen


CFM Upcoming Events

Friday through Sunday, January 18th-20th: Coaches Pietsch, Travis, and Michael compete in Wodapalooza in the scaled division over the weekend. Yes. We know the competition is really good that even at our level we are in the Scaled group. It will be a fun event and we have an opportunity to finish on the podium or take 1st place! CFM Members will be able to watch the action live online.

FloElite is the official livestream partner for the Wodapalooza CrossFit Festival, and will be streaming all three days of competition. In order to watch the live stream, you will sign up with FloElite and pay a subscription fee of $29.99. You'll also have access to watch all the other heats and top elite athletes compete at Wodapalooza in addition to your beloved CFM coaches!

FloElite: https://www.floelite.com/events/6253829-wodapalooza-2019

Events will take place during the following times. Check back Friday for specific times for Team CFM Flexual Healing!!
Friday, January 18: 5:00am – 8:15pm ET
Saturday, January 19: 7:30am – 8:00pm ET
Sunday, January 20: 8:00am – 8:30pm ET

Tuesday, January 22nd at 6-8 pm: Function Movement screening with Dr Phil: He will be doing assessments as well as spot treatments on athletes at CFM on Tuesday evening either before or after your class. Come to the gym Tuesday evening to check any ache or pain checked out by Dr. Phil from Georgia Sports PT in Midtown.

Wednesday, January 23rd at 6:30 pm: Mobility Night with Dr Jackie: This is part of our Gymnastics Workshop series and the mobility session will focus on overhead mobility for handstands and hanging movements. This series will continue Wednesdays and Sundays through February leading up to the start of the 2019 Open on Thursday, February 21st. The cost is $35 for the complete workout series (includes 8-9 gymnastics sessions and 2 mobility nights)

Click here for the complete schedule and to register: CFM Gymnastics Workshop Details and Registration

Thursday, January 24th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day! Invite a friend or family to join you for a beginner friendly partner workout. Send us their full name, contact email and the time you will be attending to reserve their spot in advance. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Friday, January 25th 6:30 pm: Graveyard Games Night Time Edition hosted by CrossFit College Park. CFM has 3 teams competing in this competition for a $1000 cash prize. The event is going to be a party and all CFM is invited (18+ only). Live DJ, Art Show, Beer on Tap and Wine served. Come support our teams as they compete and enjoy classy night out with your CFM fam! RSVP for the event and purchase your tickets from here:
CFM Night at the Graveyard Games!

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
12p: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
3:30p: Open Gym- Damon
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
7:30p: Weightlifting- Damon

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. EMOM 16
Odd: 200m Run
Even: Rest

B. 21-15-9
DB Bench Press (50/35's)
Box Jumps (24/20)

Post slowest time for the 200m and time for the WOD. Ex: 44, 6:10 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

For Time [10min cap]
27 Back Squats (From the Ground)(95/65)
27 Weighted Sit Ups (20/15)
50 Double Unders
21 Back Squats
21 Weighted Sit Ups
50 Double Unders
15 Back Squats
15 Weighted Sit Ups
50 Double Unders
9 Back Squats
9 Weighted Sit Ups

Post time for the WOD. Ex 7:40 Rx.

WED 01.16.19 Gymnastics Workshop Series Begins Tonight!

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Mobility as athletes are warming up for group class.


CFM Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 16th at 6:30 pm: CFM Gymnastics & Skills Workshop: This will continue Wednesdays and Sundays through February leading up to the start of the 2019 Open on Thursday, February 21st. In each session we will cover progressions, scaling, and training templates for the major gymnastics movements. Included in the workshop will be HSPU, Kipping & Butterfly Pullups, Toes to Bar, Ring Muscle-ups, Double Unders, and Push-ups. The cost is $35 for the complete workout series (includes 8-9 gymnastics sessions and 2 mobility nights)
Click here for the complete schedule and to register: CFM Gymnastics Workshop Details and Registration

Thursday, January 24th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day! Invite a friend or family to join you for a beginner friendly partner workout. Send us their full name, contact email and the time you will be attending to reserve their spot in advance. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Friday, January 25th 6:30 pm: Graveyard Games Night Time Edition hosted by CrossFit College Park. CFM has 3 teams competing in this competition for a $1000 cash prize. The event is going to be a party and all CFM is invited (18+ only). Live DJ, Art Show, Beer on Tap and Wine served. Come support our teams as they compete and enjoy classy night out with your CFM fam! RSVP for the event and purchase your tickets from here:
CFM Night at the Graveyard Games!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
11a: Open Gym- CFM Staff
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
6:30p: Gymnastics Workshop- Michael
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
8:30p: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Single Leg Kettlebell Deadlift
4 x 8/8 (increasing)

B. EMOM 16
Min 1 - 12 Double DB Front Squat (50/35)
Min 2 - 10 Burpees
Min 3 - Max Calorie Row
Min 4 - Rest

Score is Calories on Rower. Ex: 104 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. EMOM 16
Odd: 200m Run
Even: Rest

B. 21-15-9
DB Bench Press (50/35's)
Box Jumps (24/20)

Post slowest time for the 200m and time for the WOD. Ex: 44, 6:10 Rx.

TUES 01.15.19

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Cary and Anne Marie


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
11a: Open Gym- CFM Staff
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
8:40p: Yoga- Ariele Edwards
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

DT Gets Nasty
3 Rounds
50 Air Squats
7 Ring Muscle Ups
12 Deadlifts (155/105)
9 Hang Power Cleans
6 Shoulder to Overhead

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 16:28 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Single Leg Kettlebell Deadlift
4 x 8/8 (increasing)

B. EMOM 16
Min 1 - 12 Double DB Front Squat (50/35)
Min 2 - 10 Burpees
Min 3 - Max Calorie Row
Min 4 - Rest

Score is Calories on Rower. Ex: 104 Rx.

CFM Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 16th at 6:30 pm: CFM Gymnastics & Skills Workshop: This will continue Wednesdays and Sundays through February leading up to the start of the 2019 Open on Thursday, February 21st. In each session we will cover progressions, scaling, and training templates for the major gymnastics movements. Included in the workshop will be HSPU, Kipping & Butterfly Pullups, Toes to Bar, Ring Muscle-ups, Double Unders, and Push-ups. The cost is $35 for the complete workout series (includes 8-9 gymnastics sessions and 2 mobility nights)
Click here for the complete schedule and to register: CFM Gymnastics Workshop Details and Registration

Thursday, January 24th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day! Invite a friend or family to join you for a beginner friendly partner workout. Send us their full name, contact email and the time you will be attending to reserve their spot in advance. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Friday, January 25th 6:30 pm: Graveyard Games Night Time Edition hosted by CrossFit College Park. CFM has 3 teams competing in this competition for a $1000 cash prize. The event is going to be a party and all CFM is invited (18+ only). Live DJ, Art Show, Beer on Tap and Wine served. Come support our teams as they compete and enjoy classy night out with your CFM fam! RSVP for the event and purchase your tickets from here:
CFM Night at the Graveyard Games!

MON 01.14.19

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CFM ladies after 31Heroes


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8a: Open Gym- Brianna
11a: Open Gym- CFM Staff
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
8:30p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)A. Snatch Complex
13min to work to a heavy complex
2 Hang Power Snatch + 2 Overhead Squat + 1 Snatch
[Athletes CAN reset for final snatch]
B. AMRAP 9
10 Single Arm Russian Kettlebell Swing (70/53) (5/5)
8 Toes to Bar

Post load for complex and rounds + reps for the AMRAP. Ex: 165#, 10+10 Rx.

Coach’s Notes
Scale T2B to level you can do 10 reps unbroken. A good workout strategy might be sets of 4-4 from the beginning with a short rest. Scale down your level as the KB swings will task your grip.
Toes To Bar (T2B)
Knees to Triceps (K2T)
Toes to Short Rings (T2SR)
Toes to Rings (T2R)
Hanging Knee Raise (HKR)
Situps w/ MB (6-20#)
Straight Leg Raise (SLR)


And coming tomorrow...

DT Gets Nasty
3 Rounds
50 Air Squats
7 Ring Muscle Ups
12 Deadlifts (155/105)
9 Hang Power Cleans
6 Shoulder to Overhead

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 16:28 Rx.

CFM Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 16th at 6:30 pm: CFM Gymnastics & Skills Workshop: This will continue Wednesdays and Sundays through February leading up to the start of the 2019 Open on Thursday, February 21st. In each session we will cover progressions, scaling, and training templates for the major gymnastics movements. Included in the workshop will be HSPU, Kipping & Butterfly Pullups, Toes to Bar, Ring Muscle-ups, Double Unders, and Push-ups. The cost is $35 for the complete workout series (includes 8-9 gymnastics sessions and 2 mobility nights)
Click here for the complete schedule and to register: CFM Gymnastics Workshop Details and Registration

Thursday, January 24th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day! Invite a friend or family to join you for a beginner friendly partner workout. Send us their full name, contact email and the time you will be attending to reserve their spot in advance. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Friday, January 25th 6:30 pm: Graveyard Games Night Time Edition hosted by CrossFit College Park. CFM has 3 teams competing in this competition for a $1000 cash prize. The event is going to be a party and all CFM is invited (18+ only). Live DJ, Art Show, Beer on Tap and Wine served. Come support our teams as they compete and enjoy classy night out with your CFM fam! RSVP for the event and purchase your tickets from here:
CFM Night at the Graveyard Games!

FRI 01.11.19 CFM Rise Up Competition Saturday!

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Adam and Ryan


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8a: Open Gym- Brianna
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. For Time
15-12-9
Pistols (each leg)
Hang Power Cleans (155/105)
Deficit Push Ups (45/25's)

B. Midline
Not for time
4 Sets
100m Ski or 15 Cal Bike
10 Bird Dog
15 Hollow Rocks

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 7:30 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

CFM Rise Up Partner Competition!!
Everyone of every ability is strongly encouraged to participate in this fun and challenging event or come watch your fellow athletes compete and cheer them on! Rise Up FB Event
and Details!


Saturday Schedule

8a: Doors Open
09:00: Event 1 - "Morning Juice"
10:40: Event 2 - "Strong Stuff"
11:40: Event 3 - "Talons"

And coming Sunday...

A. 8 Rounds
For Quality
10 Barbell Strict Press (45/35)
10 Shoulder Taps (from push up plank)

B. AMRAP 6
8 Pull Ups
10 Goblet Squats (53/35)
12 Sit Ups

Post rounds and reps for AMRAP. Ex: 6+6 Rx


Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Pietsch
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
11a: Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Nikkia Nelson
5p: Open Gym- Neal
6p: Open Gym- Neal

THUR 01.10.19

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Work the turn! Jake and Lewis from Graveyard Games 2018


CFM Upcoming Events!

Saturday, January 12th: CFM Rise Up Partner Competition from 8 am - 2 pm Saturday morning! Everyone of every ability is strongly encouraged to participate in this fun and challenging event or come watch your fellow athletes compete and cheer them on! RSVP here if you are spectating or competing: Rise Up FB Event
and Details!


Thursday, January 24th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day! Invite a friend or family to join you for a beginner friendly partner workout. Send us their full name, contact email and the time you will be attending to reserve their spot in advance. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Friday, January 25th 6:30 pm: Graveyard Games Night Time Edition hosted by CrossFit College Park. CFM has 3 teams competing in this competition for a $1000 cash prize. The event is going to be a party and all CFM is invited (18+ only). Live DJ, Art Show, Beer on Tap and Wine served. Come support our teams as they compete and enjoy classy night out with your CFM fam! RSVP for the event and purchase your tickets from here:
CFM Night at the Graveyard Games!

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12p: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
7:30p: Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. EMOM 10
Odd: 8 Turkish Reverse Lunges (4/4)
Even: 8 Chin Ups

B. AMRAP 12
3 Rope Climbs*
15 Wall Balls
45 Double Unders

*Note: All athletes must wear long socks or pants/tights to protect shins on rope climbs.

Post rounds and reps for AMRAP. Ex 4+10 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. For Time
15-12-9
Pistols (each leg)
Hang Power Cleans (155/105)
Deficit Push Ups (45/25's)

B. Midline
Not for time
4 Sets
100m Ski or 15 Cal Bike
10 Bird Dog
15 Hollow Rocks

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 7:30 Rx.