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FRI 03.22.19 OPEN WOD 19.5 & FNL!!

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Carmen showing some awesome mobility and strength with 1-arm overhead squats


CFM Upcoming Events

Friday, March 22nd 7:00 pm: CFM Friday Night Lights 19.5 for the CrossFit Open! The 2019 Open continues! 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 Friday evenings after the workouts. This is a great opportunity to test your fitness and enjoy the camaraderie and community at CrossFit Midtown!! Tonight concludes the 2019 Open Season!

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- Anthony
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7:00p: Friday Night Lights 19.5!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

CFG Open 19.5
33-27-21-15-9 reps for time of:
Thrusters
Chest-to-bar pull-ups

Time cap: 20 minutes

VARIATIONS
Rx’d: (Ages 16-54)
Men use 95 lb.
Women use 65 lb.

Scaled: (Ages 16-54)
Men use 65 lb. and perform jumping pull-ups
Women use 45 lb. and perform jumping pull-ups

Scaled Masters 55+:
Men use 45 lb. and perform jumping pull-ups
Women use 35 lb. and perform jumping pull-ups

Additional scaling options for group classes:
Chin over bar pull up
#half the reps pull up 17-14-11-8-5
Barbell Assisted pull up (BBAP)

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 13:15 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD
AMRAP 20

10 Rounds
400m Run

While partner is running complete AMRAP of:
10 Slam Balls (30/20)
10 Toes to Bar
10 KB Goblet Squats (70/53)

At 3, 2, 1… go, 1st partner starts on 400m run and other partner begins the AMRAP. Once 1st partner finishes 400m run they tag their partner to go run to start 2nd round of 400m. Continue rotating runs until 10 rounds are completed. Time for run and AMRAP are scored separately and team with combined best finish is overall winner.

Post time for 4000m and total rounds and reps completed in AMRAP.
Example: 17:30, 15+23 Rx


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


And coming Sunday...

TBA

Sunday Schedule

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

THUR 03.21.19

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Billy going to his happy place with dumbbell thrusters


CFM Upcoming Events

Friday, March 22nd 7:00 pm: CFM Friday Night Lights 19.5 for the CrossFit Open! The 2019 Open continues! 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 Friday evenings after the workouts. This is a great opportunity to test your fitness and enjoy the camaraderie and community at CrossFit Midtown!! Friday night concludes the 2019 Open Season!

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- Anthony
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. Single Leg Barbell Deadlift
4 x 6/6 (increase weight each set as form allows)
Stand on top of a 45# Plate

B. AMRAP 12
5 Hang Power Cleans (155/105)
10 Box Jump Overs (24/20)
30 Double Unders

Post load for deadlift and rounds and reps for the AMRAP. Ex: 145#, 7+10 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

Open WOD 19.5
12 Minute AMRAP
Dumbbell Thrusters (50's/35's)
Chest to Bar Pull Ups
Rounds of increasing reps
8-10-12-14-16-18-20-...

Post number of reps for AMRAP. Ex: 135 Rx

WED 03.20.19

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Anastasiya


CFM Upcoming Events

Friday, March 22nd 7:00 pm: CFM Friday Night Lights 19.5 for the CrossFit Open!

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- Anthony
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Patrick
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Patrick
8:30p: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Back Squat
4-4-4-4-4
Work to a Heavy set of 4

B. 4 Rounds
200m Run
9 Shoulder to Overhead (135/95)

Post load for squat and time for the WOD. Ex: 355#, 7:21 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Single Leg Barbell Deadlift
4 x 6/6 (increase weight each set as form allows)
Stand on top of a 45# Plate

B. AMRAP 12
5 Hang Power Cleans (155/105)
10 Box Jump Overs (24/20)
30 Double Unders

Post load for deadlift and rounds and reps for the AMRAP. Ex: 145#, 7+10 Rx


TUES 03.19.19

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Jeannette and Carmen


CFM Upcoming Events

Friday, March 22th 7:00 pm: CFM Friday Night Lights 19.5 for the CrossFit Open!

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- Patrick
3:30p: Open Gym- Anthony
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8:40p: Yoga- Priscila Baptista
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. AMRAP 15
21 Alternating DB Snatch (50/35)
15 Wall Balls (20/14)
9 Burpees

B. Not For Time
21-15-9
Bench Press (155/85)
Ring Rows
25 Straight Leg Med Ball Sit Ups (each round) (20/14)

Post rounds and reps for AMRAP. Ex:6+22 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

TBA

MON 03.18.19

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When you've finished the WOD and can't stand but still want to cheer on your friends!


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- Anthony
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8:30p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Power Clean
2-2-2-2

B. 4 Rounds (3min Windows)
300m Run
6 Chest to Bar Pull Ups
9 Push Ups
12 Air Squats
Max Thrusters (115/80)
2min Rest Between Rounds

Post load for clean and reps for thrusters in AMRAP. Ex: 275#, 28 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. AMRAP 15
21 Alternating DB Snatch (50/35)
15 Wall Balls (20/14)
9 Burpees

B. Not For Time
21-15-9
Bench Press (155/85)
Ring Rows
25 Straight Leg Med Ball Sit Ups (each round) (20/14)

Post rounds and reps for AMRAP. Ex:6+22 Rx

FRI 03.15.19 OPEN WOD 19.4 & FNL!!

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Alex speeding through burpees


CFM Upcoming Events

Friday, March 15th 7:00 pm: CFM Friday Night Lights 19.4 for the CrossFit Open! The 2019 Open continues! 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 Friday evenings after the workouts. The next Open workout is released on Thursday and continues with 1 new workout each week. This is a great opportunity to test your fitness and enjoy the camaraderie and community at CrossFit Midtown!!

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- Anthony
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7:00p: Friday Night Lights 19.4!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

CFG Open 19.4
For total time:
3 rounds of:
10 snatches
12 bar-facing burpees
Then, rest 3 minutes before continuing with:
3 rounds of:
10 bar muscle-ups
12 bar-facing burpees
Time cap: 12 minutes, including 3-minute rest
period

TIEBREAK
This workout includes a tiebreak. If all 132 reps are completed prior to the 12-minute time cap, your score will be your total time, and there will be no tiebreaker. However, if you are not able to complete the entire workout in the allotted time, a tiebreaker will be factored into your final score. During the workout, be sure to note your time at the end of the final burpee in the first couplet. When you submit your score, there will be a space for your final rep count and an additional field for you to enter the elapsed time at which you completed your last full set of bar-facing burpees in the first couplet.

VARIATIONS
Rx’d: (Ages 16-54)
Men snatch 95 lb.
Women snatch 65 lb.

Scaled: (Ages 16-54)
Men snatch 65 lb., perform chin-over-bar pull-ups, may
step over bar on the burpees
Women snatch 45 lb., perform chin-over-bar pull-ups,
may step over bar on the burpees

Scaled Masters 55+:
Men snatch 45 lb., perform jumping chest-to-bar
pull-ups, may step over bar on the burpees
Women snatch 35 lb., perform jumping chest-to-bar
pull-ups, may step over bar on the burpees

Post time to complete the workout or total reps completed. Ex: 10:50 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD
TBA


Saturday Schedule

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


And coming Sunday...

TBA

Sunday Schedule

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

THUR 03.14.19

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So excited to start the workout!


CFM Upcoming Events

Friday, March 15th 7:00 pm: CFM Friday Night Lights 19.4 for the CrossFit Open! The 2019 Open continues! 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 Friday evenings after the workouts. The next Open workout is released on Thursday and continues with 1 new workout each week. This is a great opportunity to test your fitness and enjoy the camaraderie and community at CrossFit Midtown!!

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- Anthony
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. Push/Pull
4 Sets Not for time

15 Single Arm DB Bench Press (each arm)
8 Strict Pull Ups
6 Single Arm DB Bent Over Row (each arm)

B. 21-18-15-12-9-6-3
Russian Kettlebell Swings (70/53)
Each Round Complete:
15 Sit Ups
10 Jump Lunges (each leg)

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 12:40 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

Open WOD 19.4
A. 12 Minute AMRAP:
2 Rounds
9 Bar Muscle Ups
11 Hang Power Snatch (155/105)
13 Deadlift (155/105)
2 Rounds
9 Ring Muscle Ups
11 Hang Power Snatch (155/105)
13 Deadlift (155/105)

Post number of reps for AMRAP. Ex: 122 Rx