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FRI 03.24.17 OPEN 17.5 & FNL!!

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Amanda practicing pistols elevated on a box


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

"Open WDO 17.5"

10 Rounds For Time [18 Minute Time Cap]:
9 Thrusters (95/65)*
35 Double Unders**

*Scaled weight (65/45), L1 weight (45/35)
**Scaled Single Unders

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 12:50 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD, Teams of 2-3

10 Rounds
300m

While partner is running complete AMRAP of:
8 Pullups
10 Power Clean (m = 75/115/155, w = 55/85/105)
12 AbMat Situps

At 3, 2, 1… go, 1st partner starts on 300m run and other partners begin the AMRAP with 1 person working at a time. Teams may partition the rounds and reps any way. All reps are team totals. Once 1st partner finishes 300m run they tag the next person to go run to start 2nd round of 300m. 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 3000m and total rounds and reps completed in AMRAP. Example: 14:21, 19+23 L2 Team of 3

Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller. Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Michael Click here to reserve

FRI 03.17.16 Open 17.4, FNL, and St. Paddy’s!!

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Upcoming Events

Friday, Mar 17th: Week 4 of the CrossFit Games Open Continues at CFM today! We will be hosting a team event competition for Friday Night Lights this St. Paddy's Day.

We will have guiness and green cider and some traditional cornbeef and cabbage...anyone is welcome to bring their own traditional dishes to share. Please spread the word that we want everyone in the gym to enjoy this specific FNL that happens to take place on an awesome holiday. Doors open at 7pm and first heat kicks off at 7:30pm.

Thursday, Mar 23rd:Bring-A-Friend Day! Join CFM for an all levels beginner friendly partner WOD. Invite a friend, family, or co-worker to join you for your workout. Contact us to reserve a spot in class for your friend!

Stewart & Amanda facing off in the team event of 16.4 last year!


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)

"Open WDO 17.4"

Rx
Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 13 minutes of:
55 deadlifts (225/155)
55 wall-ball shots (20/14) to (10/9ft)
55-calorie row
55 handstand push-ups

Scaled
Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 13 minutes of:
55 deadlifts (135/95)
55 wall-ball shots (20/10) to (9/9ft)
55-calorie row
55 hand release push-ups

L1
Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 13 minutes of:
55 deadlifts (95/65)
55 wall-ball shots (14/10) to (9/8ft)
55-calorie row
55 incline push-ups (20”/24” incline)

Tiebreak
The scoring for this workout includes a tiebreak. Upon completion of 55 reps of each exercise, time should be marked.

Post total reps completed and tie break time. Ex: 187, 10:51 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

Team WOD

In teams of 4 to 5 complete a 4 minute AMRAP each station:
90/70# Prowler Push
180/135# Sled Pull
45/25# Plate Carry
Rest 1 minute between each station

(25m = 1 rep for each movement)

At 3, 2, 1… go, The first person on the team pushes the prowler. Teams may partition the distance any way and each time the prowler passes 25m that equals 1 rep. At 4 minutes the team rotates to the next station. At most two athletes may push the prowler. At the 2nd station, two athletes may pull the sled and at 3rd two athletes may carry the plate at a time. The course for each movement is 50m down and back = 100m total = 4 reps.

Post total reps completed from each movement and score overall total. Ex: 34, 46, 52 = 132 Rx

Head down and grind team workout on Saturday


Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller. Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Tina
12:15p: Yoga- Michael Click here to reserve

THUR 03.16.17

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Thrusters are coming... 17.5. But what will be revealed for 17.4 tonight? Do or do not -Yoda


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Weighted Pullups: 3 sets of 5. Work sets. Max reps on the final set.

B. 2 Rounds of
Complete In 8 minutes
OPEN: 400m run
Then… As many repetitions as possible (AMRAP) in remaining time
8 Kettlebell Swings (m = 16/24/32, w = 12/16/24kg)
12 AbMat Situps
Rest 2 minutes

Post load and reps for pullups and total reps from 2 AMRAPs. Ex: 53#, 7 reps, 194 L2.

And coming tomorrow...

17.4: TBA

Upcoming Events

Friday, Mar 17th: Week 4 of the CrossFit Games Open Continues at CFM this Friday! We will be hosting a team event competition for Friday Night Lights on St. Paddy's Day.

We will have guiness and green cider and some traditional cornbeef and cabbage...anyone is welcome to bring their own traditional dishes to share. Please spread the word that we want everyone in the gym to enjoy this specific FNL that happens to take place on an awesome holiday. Doors open at 7pm and first heat kicks off at 7:30pm.


Thursday, Mar 23rd:Bring-A-Friend Day! Join CFM for an all levels beginner friendly partner WOD. Invite a friend, family, or co-worker to join you for your workout. Contact us to reserve a spot in class for your friend!

FRI 03.10.17 Open 17.3!!

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Amanda on a set of overhead squats


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

Open WOD "17.3"

Prior to 8:00, complete:
3 rounds of:
6 chest-to-bar pull-ups
6 squat snatches, (95/65)
Then, 3 rounds of:
7 chest-to-bar pull-ups
5 squat snatches (135/95)
**Prior to 12:00, 3 rounds of:*
8 chest-to-bar pull-ups
4 squat snatches (185/135)
**Prior to 16:00, 3 rounds of:*
9 chest-to-bar pull-ups
3 squat snatches (225/155)
**Prior to 20:00, 3 rounds of:*
10 chest-to-bar pull-ups
2 squat snatches (245/175)
Prior to 24:00, 3 rounds of:
11 chest-to-bar pull-ups
1 squat snatch (265/185)

*If all reps are completed, time cap extends by 4 minutes.

Scaled
Jumping Chin-over-bar Pull-ups
Squat snatches or power snatches with overhead squats permitted
Men use 45-75-95-115-135-155
Women use 35-55-65-75-95-105

L1
Jumping Chin-over-bar Pull-ups
Power Snatch (Ground-to-overhead any way)
Use Scaled Weights

Group Class Scaling options for C2B pullups: pullups 1:1, Jumping Chin-over-bar Pull-ups 1:1.

Post time to complete the WOD or total reps completed before time cap.
Ex: 87 Rx.


And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD
For Time [28 Minute Time Cap]:


Open: 50 Cal Row + 50 V-ups**

Then… 5 Rounds:
50 Air Squats
10 Tire Flips 200#
100m Run
100m Double Sandbag Carry (90/50#)

Close: 50 Cal Row + 50 V-ups**

All reps and distances are team totals. At 3,2,1...go 1st partner starts on the Row while the other begins V-ups. Athletes must switch rower every 10 cal but may partition the V-ups anyway. Only 1 partner working on V-ups at a time. Once the 50 cal and 50 V-ups are completed the team advances to the air squats. Only 1 partner working at a time on the air squats. Once squats are completed the team advances to the flips, run, and carry (these may be completed in any order): Tire flips may be partner flip or alternating (each team may only flip 1 tire); Only 1 athlete completes the 100m run and this may not be partitioned; and the 100m Carry may be partitioned any way so long as the sandbags are carried the entire time in which athletes may switch as often as desired. When flip, run, and carry are completed, start the next round of air squats and so forth. After completing the 5th round, team advances back to the rower and must switch partners every 10 cal.

**Rx+ = 100 Cal Row + 100 V-ups

Post time to complete the workout. Ex: 23:20 Rx

Saturday fun tossing around the sand bags!


Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller. Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule

10a: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Tina
12:15p: Yoga- Michael Click here to reserve
2p: Weightlifting- Brianna

FRI 02.24.17 OPEN WOD 17.1 & FNL!!!

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Join CFM for Friday Night Lights during the Open!!


Upcoming Events

Thursday, Feb 23rd: The 2017 Open begins! 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 1st Open workout is released on Thursday, February 23rd and continues for 5 weeks with 1 new workout each week. 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.

Sunday, Mar 5th: CFM Bunch Social 11am catered by Flying Biscuit!.

Wednesday, Mar 8th:3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. Click here to sign up!

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)

Open WOD "17.1"
Rep Rounds For Time [20 Min Time Cap]:
10-20-30-40-50 1-Arm Dumbbell Snatches (alternating arms) (m = 50/35/20, w = 35/20/10)
15 Burpee Box Jump-Overs (Rx = 24"/20")*

*Scaled(L2) and L1: Box jump overs 20" for men and women and step-ups permitted.

Post time to complete WOD or number of reps. Ex: 14:37 Rx or 173 Rx

And coming Saturday...

B. Partner WOD [20 Minute Time Cap]
5 Rounds
200 Meter Run + 7 Power Cleans (m = 95/135/185, w = 65/95/125)
(m = 12/15, w = 9/12) Calorie Row + 30 Double-Unders*

All rounds and reps are individual totals. Both partners working at the same time on opposite movements of each couplet.

*Scale Double-Unders to 15 DU+singles, speed step 1:1, singles 1:1.

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

Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Lana Wilson. Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule

9a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga - Lana Wilson. Click here to reserve

THUR 02.23.17 Bring-A-Friend Day & Open 17.1 Announcement!

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Who is excited about BAF, the Open, and FNL at CFM!?


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
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: Open Gym- Michael

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

A. 500m Row

B. Partner WOD:
10 minutes: Row for meters
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 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 meters, front squat reps, and burpees for WOD
Ex: 1:36, 2225m, 58, 48. L5


And coming tomorrow...

17.1: TBA

Upcoming CFM Events

Thursday, Feb 23rd:Bring-A-Friend Day! Join CFM for an all levels beginner friendly partner WOD. Invite a friend, family, or co-worker to join you for your workout. Contact us to reserve a spot in class for your friend!

Sign Up and Join Team CFM! #InTheOpen


Thursday, Feb 23rd: The 2017 Open begins! 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 1st Open workout is released on Thursday, February 23rd and continues for 5 weeks with 1 new workout each week. 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.

Sunday, Mar 5th: CFM Bunch Social 11am catered by Flying Biscuit!.

Wednesday, Mar 8th:3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. Click here to sign up!

2017 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 2017 Open begins this week!

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 23rd and continues for 5 weeks with 1 new workout each week.

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


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!

FNL Ladies! Teammates and Friends!


2017 Open Schedule

Thursday, Feb 23rd 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 24th at 7pm: 17.1 FNL
Friday, Mar 3rd at 7pm: 17.2 FNL
Friday, Mar 10th at 7pm: 17.3 FNL
Friday, Mar 17th at 7pm: 17.4 FNL
Friday, Mar 24th at 7pm: 17.5 FNL

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