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FRI 03.23.18 Open 18.5!

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1 minute Parallette burpee challenge after Friday Night Lights!


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 18.5!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

WORKOUT 18.5

18.5 = 12.5 = 11.6
Complete as many reps as possible in 7 minutes of:
3 thrusters
3 chest-to-bar pull-ups
6 thrusters
6 chest-to-bar pull-ups
9 thrusters
9 chest-to-bar pull-ups
12 thrusters
12 chest-to-bar pull-ups
15 thrusters
15 chest-to-bar pull-ups
18 thrusters
18 chest-to-bar pull-ups

This is a timed workout. If you complete the round of 18, go on to 21. If you complete 21, go on to 24, etc.

Thruster Weight
Rx (100/65), Scaled (65/45), L1 (45/35)

Scaled and L1 perform jumping chin-overbar pull-ups

Post total reps complete in the AMRAP. Ex: 132 Rx.


And coming Saturday...

Team WOD

In teams of 3 complete:
10 Rounds
300m

While partner is running complete AMRAP of:
8 Power Clean (m = 75/115/155, w = 55/85/105)
10 Toes to bar
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: 13:30, 14+23 L2 Team of 3


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 reps. Worksets. Max reps final set.

B. 4 Rounds For Time:
8 Box Jumps (m = 20/24/30” w = 16/20/24”)
11 Kettlebell Swings (m = 16/24/32, w = 8/16/24kg)
15 Mountain Climbers (R+L=1)

Post load and reps for bench and post time for WOD. Ex: 230#, 6 reps, 8:13 L2.

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

FRI 03.16.18 Open 18.4

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Team CFM from Friday Night Lights!


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 18.4!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

WORKOUT 18.4

Rx
Diane
21-15-9 reps of:
Deadlifts (225/155)
Handstand push-ups
Then,
21-15-9 reps of:
Deadlifts (315/205)
50-ft. handstand walk after each set

Time cap: 9 minutes

Deadlift weights, handstand pushup and walk scales
Scaled (m = 135/185, w = 95/135), hand-release pushups and bear crawl
L1 (m = 115/155, w = 80/105), hand-release knee pushups and bear crawl

Tiebreak
The scoring for this workout includes a tiebreak. Upon completion of each set of deadlift, time should be marked. Your tie break time will be the elapsed time at which you completed your last full set of deadlifts.

Post time for the WOD or total reps completed and tie break time. In the handstand walk, each 5-foot section will count as 1 rep. Ex: 130, 6:51 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

Team WOD

In teams of 4 to 5 complete a 4 minute AMRAP each station:

180/135# Sled Push
180/135# Sled Pull
45/35# 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 sled passes 25m that equals 1 rep. At 4 minutes the team rotates to the next station. At most two athletes may push the sled. At the 2nd station, two athletes may pull the sled 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

Saturday Schedule

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

And coming Sunday...

A. Jump rope: For 10 minutes (30 seconds work: 30 seconds rest)
Odd: Max double unders
Even: Pushup position plank hold

B. Welcome To Tabata [20 minute time cap]:
In as few of Tabata rounds (20 seconds work: 10 seconds rest) as possible complete the following:
30 Burpees
40 Pullups
50 One arm alternating dumbbell snatch (m = 25/35/50, w = 15/20/35)
60 Situps w/ med ball (20/14)
70 Double Unders

Post total double unders from 5 intervals and number of rounds taken to finish chipper. If time expires post number of total reps completed. Ex: 225, 24 rounds L3.

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

FRI 03.09.17 Open 18.3

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Justin K.


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 18.3!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

WORKOUT 18.3

Rx
2 rounds for time of:

100 double-unders
20 overhead squats (115/80)
100 double-unders
12 ring muscle-ups
100 double-unders
20 dumbbell snatches (50/35)
100 double-unders
12 bar muscle-ups

Scaled
2 rounds for time of:

100 single-unders
20 overhead squats (45/35)
100 single-unders
12 chin-over-bar pull-ups
100 single-unders
20 dumbbell snatches (35/20)
100 single-unders
12 chin-over-bar pull-ups

L1
2 rounds for time of:

100 single-unders
20 overhead squats (45/35)
100 single-unders
12 jumping chest-to-bar pull-ups
100 single-unders
20 dumbbell snatches (20/10)
100 single-unders
12 jumping chest-to-bar pull-ups

Group Class Scaling options for Muscle ups:
C2B pullups 1:1, pullups 1:1, Jumping Chest-to-bar Pull-ups 1:1.

Post time to complete the WOD or total reps completed before time cap.
Ex: 592 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 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 Something: 8 rounds of 20 seconds work, 10 seconds rest
Speed Step (L+R=1)
Wallballs (20/14) to 10ft
Burpees
Slamballs (20/15)
**Complete all 8 rounds of each movement before rotating.

Post load and reps for bench and total reps of each movement from WOD.
Ex: 245#, 5 reps, 201, 82, 42, 64 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

FRI 03.02.18 Open 18.2

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Supermans


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 18.2!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

WORKOUT 18.2
1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10 reps
For Time:
Dumbbell squats
Bar-facing burpees *

WORKOUT 18.2a
1-rep-max clean

Time cap: 12 minutes to complete 18.2 and 18.2a

Note: If 18.2 is not completed in under 12 minutes, athletes will
not lift and will not have a score for 18.2a.

Weight for the dumbbells (m = 20/35/50’s, w = 10/20/35’s)
* Movements vary by division. Scaled and L1 = stepping burpees allowed

Post time for 18.2 and load for 18.2a. Ex: 6:52, 265# Rx.

And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD: TBA

Saturday Schedule

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

And coming Sunday...

A. Front Rack Lunges: 3 sets of 8 lunges working up to heavy set of 8.

B. 5 Rounds [15 Minute Time Cap]:
7 Pullups (C2B = Rx+)
12 1-Arm Overhead Kettlebell Lunges (24/16kg) [6 right arm then 6 left arm] 21 Double Unders

Post load for lunges and time to complete WOD: 165#, 7:28 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

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

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!



FRI 06.02.17 Atlantic Regional This Weekend!

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Coach Stacy


Watch all the excitement and thrilling competition this weekend in Atlanta!


CrossFit Games Atlantic Regional

Friday-Saturday, June 2nd-4th: Atlantic Super Regional is Fri/Sat/Sun 9am-4pm each day. We will only have a 7, 8am class on Saturday 6/3 and then will be heading down to watch the top athletes compete for a spot at the CrossFit Games. Click here for directions, schedule, and tickets!

2017 Regional Individual Events


CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 22nd: Bring-A-Friend Day! Thank you for everyone who invited a friend to join us and for those completing their first workout at CrossFit Midtown for the May BAF Day! We look forward to the next BAF Day in June. 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, June 25th: CFM Dog Days of Brunch at 12pm at Henry's in Midtown. Join your fellow CFM Members for a nutrition brunch and social to celebrate the completion of our Lurong Nutrition challenge. Henry's is dog friendly so bring your pets with you for Brunch on the patio.

Thursday, June 29th: The Dunk Truck returns to CFM! Available dunk sessions are in the AM 6-9am and PM 4-8pm. Book your appoint while spots are available: Dunk Truck Book Now!

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
3:30p: Open Gym- Ellen
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7:30p: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Front Squats: 5 sets of 3 reps working up to heavy set of 3. Rest 2-3 minutes between sets.

B. "2 Minute Drill"
3 Rounds of:
2 minutes as many repetitions as possible (AMRAP):

5 Front Squat (50% Part A.)
5 Pullups
5 Toes To Bar
5 Power Clean (50% Part A.)
2 minute rest between each 2 minute AMRAP.

Re-start each AMRAP on Front Squats.

Post 3 Rep Max Front Squat, total reps from 3 rounds of AMRAP and load.
Ex: 285#, 164 @ 145#


And coming Saturday...

"Conga Chipper"
2 Rounds:
100 Jump Rope*
10 Burpee Box Jump-Overs (m = 20/24/30, w =16/20/24)
50m Sled Push (m = 50/100/150, w = sled/50/100)
10 Tire Flips
100m Farmer’s carry 2x(m = 20/24/32, w = 16/20/24 kg)
10 Power Snatch (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/85)**
Rest 5 minutes between rounds

*L1 = 100 Singles, L2 = 100 Speed Step OR 50 DU+singles, L3 = Double Unders
**L1 may be ground to overhead any way.

At 3,2,1… go the 1st teammate starts on jump rope. When the 1st person finishes jump rope the 2nd teammate may start jump rope and the 1st person advances to the box. Continue through the movements in a conga line only advancing when your teammate in front of you completes the set.

All reps are individual totals. Only one team member working at a station at a time.

Post time for your team to finish each round. Ex: Team of 4. 13:35, 14:45 L3.

Saturday Schedule

7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
9:15a: Yoga- Monica Miller

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Brianna
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: Open Gym- Michael