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FRI 05.26.17 Memorial Day Weekend!

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Dan T. Picking up the Sandbag for a carry!


CFM Upcoming Events

Sat & Sun, May 27th & 28th: Join us for Yoga this Memorial Day Weekend. We have Yoga Saturday 12:15 pm with Lana Wilson and Sunday 12:15 pm with Will Milne. Yoga at CFM is a combination of slow flow, yin and restorative postures with a focus on position, breath, and relaxation of the mind and body. Free trial for first time visitors and friends and family guests are welcome! Click here for more details and to join us for Yoga!

Yoga with Will


Monday, May 29th: Memorial Day Murph 09:00 at Piedmont Park Active Oval. CFM Gym Closed. Meet at the park in the morning for the WOD.

Monday, May 29th: CFM Brunch at 11:00 at The Nook in Midtown. Join your fellow CFM Members for a nutrition brunch and social over Memorial Day weekend.

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.

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!

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)

A. Bear Complex: In 15 minutes working up to a heavy set of 3 cycles of Bear Complex.

Bear Complex 1 cycle:
1 Clean
1 Front Squat
1 Push Press
1 Back Squat
1 Back Press

B. “The Bear & The Maiden Fair”
3 Rounds For Time*
3 Cycles Bear Complex (m = 95/120/155, w = 65/85/105)
30 Cal Row
Rest 3 minutes between rounds

*Time Caps per round (on running clock):
3 minute Time Cap for round 1
9 minute Time Cap for round 2
15 minute Time Cap for round 3

Post max load for 3 cycles Bear Complex, and time to complete 3 rounds. If time cap reached before finishing row in 1st round, stop and rest 3 minutes then continue to round 2. Score is now total calories rowed before time caps.
Ex1: 185#, 11:40 L2
Ex2: 205#, (62 cal) L3


And coming Saturday...

“Jungle Race”

3 Rounds: Teams of 3
200m Medball carry 2x (20/14)
4x30ft Broad jumps to targets (6/4ft)
4 Rope climbs**
4x30ft Balance foot hand crawl
100m farmers carry 2x (m = 70/135, w = 50/95)
20 Tire flips
20 Slam ball toss (20/15 at 8/4ft)
12 Burpee wall jumps (48”)

**Must wear long socks or pants to protect shins/legs on rope climbs.

All reps and distances are team totals. 2 team members may be working at the same time.
Post time for team to complete WOD. Ex: 24:10 Rx.


Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Lana Wilson

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Will Milne

FRI 05.19.17 Happy 5th Anniversary CFM!!

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Celebrating 5 Years!


CFM 5th Anniversary!!

Saturday, May 20th: CFM is turning 5!!!! Come celebrate with us as we indulge in food, drinks and fun on Saturday, May 20th. Food and beverages will be provided, and this year will be catered by the always amazing Urban Pl8!!!

Thank you for being such an amazing community of folks! Excited to celebrate this awesome time with all of you!

Darcy


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- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Grace [8 Minute Time Cap]
30 Clean & Jerk for time (135/95)

B. 3 x 500m Row: Rest 1-2 minutes between row.
For every second difference than your time for first 500m Row complete 1 burpee before continuing to next row.

Post time for Grace and time for 1st 500m row + total burpees completed for time difference per each following row. Example: Grace 2:12 Rx, 500m Row 1:48+12

And coming Saturday...

“Kessel Run 500”
10 Minute AMRAP
Max distance meters row

Every 500m athlete must stop and complete:
3 deadlifts (m = 155/205/315, w = 105/155/215)
30 double-unders**

**Scale Doubles to DU+singles 10 reps, speed step 1:1, singles 1:1.

Score = Total meters rowed + deadlifts and double-unders completed in last partial round. Ex: 3 complete rounds, plus 3 deadlifts = 1500+3 L3

Saturday Schedule

9:00a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
9:50a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10:40a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12-4p: 5th Anniversary Party!

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Neal
12:15p: Stretch & Mobility- Michael

FRI 05.05.17 “Marvel Galaxy” WOD on Saturday!

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Teamwork and High Fives to finish out partner WOD Saturday


CFM Upcoming Events

Registration for Lurong Summertime Challenge with team CFM! The challenge combines nutrition and fitness and over the course of 5 weeks helps us improve body composition and performance! Click here for more details. Lurong Summertime Challenge Starts Monday, May 15th.

**Save the date**
Saturday, May 20th: CFM 5th Anniversary!!


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)

A. Snatch Complex: In 10 minutes work up to a moderate weight of:
1 Power Snatch
1 Overhead Squat

B. “Nancy” [Time Cap 24 Minutes]
5 Rounds:
400m Run
15 Overhead Squats (95/65)

Post load for snatch complex and time for WOD. Ex: 165#, 15:45 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

“Marvel Galaxy”

3:30 Minute “Iron AMRAP”**
200m Run
5 Jerk (m = 75/115/155, w = 55/85/105)
5 Bar Facing Burpees
AMRAP Wallballs (m = 10 to 9ft/14/20 to 10ft, w = 6/10/14 to 9ft)

Rest 4 minutes

3:30 minute “Cap’ AMRAP”
200m Run**
5 Clean & Jerk (m = 75/115/155, w = 55/85/105)
5 Bar Facing Burpees
AMRAP 1-Arm Dumbbell Snatch (m = 25/35/50, w = 15/25/35)

Rest 4 minutes

3:30 minute “Thor AMRAP”
200m Run**
20 Sledgehammers (10)
5 Hammer Facing Burpees
AMRAP Hammer Overhead Lunges (10)

Rest 4 minutes

3:30 minute “Star-Lord AMRAP”
200m Run
250m Row
5 Burpees over Erg
AMRAP Slamballs (20/15)

**During the Iron AMRAP athletes wear weighted vest (20/14) aka “Iron Man Suit” during the entire AMRAP. During the Cap’ AMRAP athletes carry plate (45/25) aka “Cap’s Shield” just for the 200m Run. During the Thor AMRAP athletes are holding the Sledgehammer aka “Thor’s Hammer” until the hammer facing burpees.

Score is total Wallballs and total Snatches and total Lunges and total Slamballs.
Ex: 39, 36, 32, 31 = 138 L3


Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Monica

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Neal
12:15p: Stretch & Mobility- Michael

FRI 03.31.17 Open BBQ Sunday!

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Coach Bri completing Open Workout 17.5!


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)

A. Back Squat: In 15 minutes working up to a 3 rep max.

B. 12 Minute AMRAP
12 Burpees
12 Pullups (Rx+ = C2B)
12 Slamballs (20/15)

Post load for squats and rounds for AMRAP. Ex: 290#, 4+18 Rx+.

And coming Saturday...

CFM Closed Saturday

Richard "BoFlex" Bowen


Saturday, Apr 1st: Join the Atlanta CrossFit and Yoga community as we bid farewell to coach and instructor Richard Bowen in the way that we all knew him...as a leader in our FitFam Community. Though his physical life here on earth is no longer, his spirit, dreams, and legacy will live on through each of us forever. On Saturday we celebrate that!! Hosted at CrossFit Atlanta (200 Permalume Pl NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318) starting at 10 AM. There will be team conditioning, there will be Yoga by Mandy Wright Wenson, there will be Dance Hall Reggae, there will be food, drinks & fellowship, and a presentation to honor Richard! CrossFit Midtown will be closed on Saturday. Please join the CFM Staff as we workout and do yoga in remembrance.

Saturday Schedule

9a: Doors open at CrossFit Atlanta
10a: RichBoFlex Partner WOD
11:30a: Yoga
12:30p: Presentation to honor Richard

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12p: CFM Open BBQ!

Sunday, Apr 2nd: CFM BBQ in celebrating the CrossFit Games Open coming to a close!! CFM will be grilling out hamburgers and chicken sausages, but please feel free to bring whatever meats you would like us to grill. We will be providing cider, beer and win, but BYOB if you wish. The sides will be pot luck. There is a sign up sheet at the front desk to sign up for sides and desserts. Games, raffled prizes, and fun! Bring your friends and family as everyone is welcome! We are excited to celebrate a job well done and get to hang out with everyone!

Upcoming Events

Monday, Apr 3rd: Early Registration for Lurong Summertime Challenge. Register early and receive a discount! The challenge combines nutrition and fitness and over the course of 5 weeks helps us improve body composition and performance! Click here for more details. Lurong Summertime Challenge Starts Monday May 15th.

Thursday, Apr 20th: 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.

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

WED 03.08.17 Dunk Truck at CFM Today!

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Dez and Melissa


Upcoming Events

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

Friday, Mar 10th: The 2017 Open Continues in week 3! 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 week we take on 17.3!

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- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8p: Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Front Squat: 3 sets of 5. Worksets at the same weight. Max reps final set.

B. 5 Rounds for time [13 Minute Time Cap]:
15 Wallballs (20/14) (m = 10ft/11ft, w = 9ft/10ft)
12 Sumo Deadlift High Pull (m = 75/95, w = 55/65)
9 Push Press (m = 75/95, w = 55/65)

Post load and reps for Front Squat and time to complete WOD. Ex: 255#, 7 reps, 5:12 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

A. Strict Pullups: Every minute on the minute for 7 minutes:
15 seconds max rep strict pullups* (may break up into multiple sets)
45 seconds rest

B. For Time: 0:00-6:00:
300m agility sprint (30 x 10m)
Rest remainder of 6 minutes

For Time: 6:00-12:00:
300m agility sprint (30 x 10m)
Rest remainder of 6 minutes

At 12:00 complete...
3 Rounds For Time [12 Minute Time Cap]:

200m sprint
4 Kettlebell snatch (left arm)
10m Sled Push (100/50)
200m sprint
4 Kettlebell snatch (right arm)
10m Sled Push (100/50)

Post reps for pullups, times for sprints, and time for WOD. Ex: 35, 67, 69, 10:40 (24kg)