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THUR 04.19.18 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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Noel


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 For Time.

B. Partner WOD. 3K meter Row
Partners switch every 500m
While 1 partner is rowing the other completes as many rounds and repetitions as possible (AMRAP) of the following. Partners continue where their partner finishes:
10 Russian Kettlebell Swings
10 Goblet Squats
10 Abmat situps
(m = 16/24/32, w = 12/16/24)

Post time for 500m Row, team time for 3k Row, and total rounds and reps of AMRAP.
Ex: 1:45, 13:10, 15+5 L2.


And coming tomorrow...

AMRAP 12
1 Squat Snatch (155/105)*
3 Squat Clean & Jerks
30 Double Unders
*Scale to less than 65% of 1RM Snatch

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

THUR 03.22.18 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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Pat


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. Front Box Squat: 3 sets of 3 reps. Worksets same weight (@ 60% of 1 rep max). Complete 1 set every 3 minutes.

B. Partner WOD [20 Minute Cap]:
400m Run + 400m Row
400m Row + 400m Run
40 Air Squats
40 Situps
Rest 3 minutes
300m Run + 300m Row
300m Row + 300m Run
30 Air Squats
30 Situps
Rest 3 minutes
200m Run + 200m Row
200m Row + 200m Run
20 Air Squats
20 Situps

At 3, 2, 1, go… 1 partner runs while the other rows and then they switch. Squat reps may be partitioned any way and squats may be completed while partner is running or rowing. All reps are team totals. Only one partner working on air squats and situps at a time.

Post load for front squat and post time for WOD. Ex: 190#, 14:50 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

18.5
TBA!!

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

THUR 01.25.18 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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Elana and Cary partners for team competition!


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- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8p: Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Banded Squats: 2 x 8. Tempo (2222)

B. Partner WOD
20 Minute AMRAP

Teams of 2 or 3
Station 1 - AMRAP of Cindy: 5 Pullups, 10 Pushups, 15 Air Squats
Station 2 - 15/12 Calorie Row
Station 3 - 25 Situps

Athletes start at different stations. Partner #1 will perform the AMRAP of Cindy. Partner #2 will row for 15/12 calories, and Partner #3 with perform 25 situps. Once Partner #2 and #3 finish the Row and Situps each will advance to the next station. Partner #1 will then start on the 15/12 Calorie Row. Partner #3 continues work on the AMRAP of Cindy wherever #1 left off. Partners may only advance to the next station once their partner has finished the movement. Only one person at each station at a time.

Post total rounds and reps of Cindy for team.
Ex: 22 (team of 3) Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

A. For Time [12 Minute Time Cap]:
75 Handstand Pushups

At the beginning of each minute perform 20 Double-unders.

B. Partner WOD:
12 Minute AMRAP

21 Burpees Over Kettlebell
15 Kettlebell Swings (m = 16/24/32, w = 12/16/24)

All reps are a team total. 1 partner working at a time. 1 partner must complete a minimum of 3 burpees before switching.

Post time for WOD and rounds + reps for AMRAP. Ex: 10:11 Rx, 4+15 L3.

THUR 17.19.17 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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Caitlin and Steve sharing a barbell for deadlifts. #partnerdeadlift #teamworkmakesdreamwork


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. Bench Press: 3-3-3 increasing at 85-87-90% of 1 RM. Rest 3 minutes after each set.

B. “Ruff Rowers II”
20 Minute AMRAP:

Teams of 3:
7 Calorie Row
7 Kettlebell Swings (m = 16/24/32, w = 12/16/24)
7 Slamballs (20/15)
7 Plank to Games Box Jump Overs (24/20”)

At 3,2,1, go… the first teammate completes 7 Cal Row. Once finished they advance to the Kettlebell Swings (KBS) and the 2nd teammate may start their row. Continue through the movements conga line style once your teammate clears that station. 1 person working at a time at each station.

Score total Calories rowed. Ex: 149 L3.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Hang Clean: In 10 minutes work up to a heavy single at 90%

B. For Time [18 Minute Time Cap]
30 Hang Clean (m = 75/95/135/185/225, w = 55/65/95/115/135)
50 Pistols
2000m Row

Post load for clean and time for the WOD. If time capped, 100m = 1 rep.
Ex: 260#, 17:32 L5.

THUR 08.24.17 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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Jeannette leading the start of the 31Heroes WOD


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. Front Box Squat: 5 sets of 2. Worksets same weight (@ 60% of 1 rep max). Rest 90 seconds between sets.

B. Partner WOD:
15 minutes as many rounds as possible (AMRAP):

30 Goblet Squats (24/16 kg)
30 Kettlebell Swings (24/16 kg)
30 Mountain Climbers (R+L=1)
30 Power Slam Balls (20/15)

1 Partner working at a time. All reps are team totals. Partners may partition the rounds and reps any way.

Post load for squats and total rounds + reps of AMRAP. Ex: 185#, 2+88 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 5. Worksets. Max reps on final set. Compare to 8/3.

B. 4 Rounds for Time [16 Minute Time Cap]
5 1-arm Kettlebell Thruster (R) (24/16 kg)
4 1-arm Overhead Lunge Steps (R)
20 situps
5 1-arm Kettlebell Thruster (L)
4 1-arm Overhead Lunge Steps (L)
200m run

Post load and reps for bench and time to complete the WOD.
Ex: 155#, 7 reps, 13:10 Rx.


CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, August 24th: 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. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Sunday, August 27th:CFM Yoga Workshop. CFM Yoga Instructor Will Milne will teach an introductory workshop on the basics of yoga. Increase mobility, speed recovery time, prevent injury, improve posture, find new strengths and the power of relaxation. We will cover basic breathing techniques, spinal articulations, key yoga poses, and the physical and mental demands of restructuring the human body. Click here to sign up!

Monday, August 28th Lurong Championship Challenge Early Registration Deadline. Before 8/28 save $15 on registration. If you are looking to make some serious improvements to your diet and fitness so you can achieve your goals, this is your answer. The Challenge combines nutrition and weekly WODs. Whether your goal is to lose weight and look amazing in your swimsuit, or you are looking for serious performance gains, this Challenge is for you. Challenge starts on Monday, September 18th. Click here to sign up and select CrossFit Midtown as your Gym Affiliate!

THUR 07.27.17 Bring A Friend Day!

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Coach Travis asking the question of the day


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
4p: Open Gym- Brianna
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8p: Weightlifting- Brianna

Workout of the Day (WOD)

This week we have a partner WOD Bring-A-Friend (BAF) Day. This is a beginner friendly, all levels, partner WOD so look to invite a friend, family, or co-worker to come check out CrossFit Midtown and get in a great workout! We’ll be teaching the deadlift as it’s one of the foundational movements (see video).

A. Deadlift: Every 30 seconds for 6 minutes: 1 Deadlift 80% of 5 RM

B. 5 Rounds For Time: Partner WOD
(20/18/16) Cal Row**
15 Situps w/ Medball (20/14)
20 Partner Medball Chest Pass (20/14) 6ft
15 Kettlebell Deadlift (24’s/16’s)

All reps are team totals and the reps and rounds may be partitioned anyway. **Partner maintains a plank position with toes on the Medball while other partner does row. Men = 20 cal, M/F teams = 18, and Women = 16 per round.

Post weight for deadlift and time to complete WOD. Ex: 285#, 11:47 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Hang Clean: In 16 minutes work up to a heavy hang clean (may be squat or power).

B. 5 Rounds For Time: [15 minute time cap]
4 Hang Squat Clean (95/65)
4 Kettlebell Clean & Press Right Arm (24/16)
4 Kettlebell Clean & Press Left Arm (24/16)
9 Ring Dips

Post load for clean and time for WOD. Ex: 255#, 7:53 Rx

CFM Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 2nd and 9th Mobility Nights with Dr. Jackie Varnum. Mobility Night is at 6:30pm and group classes will run on the half hour. This will be a 2 part series going over mobility for CrossFit Athletes. This first session will focus on the shoulder and overhead movements. Athletes will use banded distraction to increase range of motion and then use muscle activation and movement reinforcement to improve stability/mobility in the overhead press and overhead squat.

Saturday, August 12th: 31 Heroes WOD. Heats will begin at 9am through 12pm with CFM BBQ to follow. Join us for this annual charity event to support the families of fallen soilders and to provide treatment and awareness for veterans with PTSD and TBI. Click here for event details and to donate for this great cause! #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember