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THUR 04.20.17 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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Dez and Patrick


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
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:
5 Goblet Squats
10 Russian Kettlebell Swings
15 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...

A. Deadlift: In 12 minutes work up to 1 heavy set of 10. (Touch and go 75% 1RM)

B. 15-12-9-6-3 Rep Rounds for Time [15 Minute Time Cap]
Dumbbell Thrusters (m = 25/35/50, w = 15/25/35)
Burpees
45 Double Unders

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 335#, 10:09 L3.

CFM Upcoming Events

Early Registration for Lurong Summertime Challenge this week!! 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.

Sunday, Apr 23rd: Crossover Symmetry Shoulder Performance Workshop. 10am and 11am sessions. Each class is capped at 8 and general registration is $25 and available to CFM Members for $10.

Monday, Apr 24th: Mobility Night with Dr Jackie Varnum at 6pm. In this session we will be going over mobility for CrossFit Athletes focusing on the shoulder for your snatch and overhead lifts as well as hanging kipping movements such as pullups, toes to bar, and muscle ups. Join Dr Jackie at CFM to improve to your overhead mobility through increased range of motion, muscle activation, and movement reinforcement and take your CrossFit performance and shoulder health to the next level!

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


MON 10.10.16

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Nancy and Rodrigo gettin' work done on the rower.

Nancy and Rodrigo gettin' work done on the rower.


Upcoming CFM Events

Thursday-Sunday, October 13th-16th: USA Raw Nationals Powerlifting Meet. CFM will be volunteering for this event. All Members who volunteer for 1-4 hours will receive a free admission for the week! Come watch the strongest men and women in the country at the Georgia World Congress Center over the weekend. Sign up here for general volunteer for any of the time slots any day.
Wednesday, Oct 19th: Reebox Box Crawl. The Box Crawl is an epic road trip stopping at 125 CrossFit Boxes over the course of 18 weeks. Team Reebox will hang out at CFM for the day and bring awesome stuff! Here’s a little of what they will bring: a full Nano 6 try on experience where members will be able to try on the Nano 6 for their workout, a fully stocked Reebok Recovery Bar that is loaded with Kill Cliff, Goat Tape, WOD Repair Lotion, Vita Coco, Caveman Coffee, and much more as well as a Reebok Survival Outpost packed with body wipes, hair ties, and plastic bags for your dirty gym clothes…you know, all the must haves! All CFM members are invited to to the box for this event.
Thursday, Oct 20th: Bring-A-Friend Day!! There will be an all levels partner friendly WOD. Invite a friend, family member, or co-worker to join you for the WOD.
Saturday, Oct 29th: CFM Halloween Costume Party 6-8:30pm!!
Tuesday, Nov 15th: 5:45am-8am and 3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. The Dunk Truck will be back in November for members to be rested from September or for a 1st time test. Sign up here for the next Dunk Truck!

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Snatch: complete the following sets at a light weight (< 45% 1RM)
3x3 Snatch Balance
3x3 Tall Snatch

B. Back Squat: 3x5 at 80% of 1RM. Max reps on 3rd set.

C. 2 Rounds For Time [8 Minute Time Cap]
21/18 Cal Row
15 Burpees
9 Dumbbell Thrusters (m = 25/35/50, w = 15/25/35)

Post load for snatch and squat and time for the WOD.
Ex: 88#, 260#, 5:49 L2.


And coming tomorrow...TUESDAY

“The Equalizer”
9 Minute AMRAP


Level 3
12 Toes to Bar
9 Snatches (115/75)
6 Box Jump Overs (30/24”)
3 Ring Muscle Ups

Level 2
12 Anchored Toes to Bar
9 Snatches (75/55)
6 Box Jump Overs (24/20”)**
3 Burpee Pull Ups

Level 1
12 Wall Sit Ups
9 Shoulder to Overhead (45/35)
6 Box Jump Overs (12/10”)**
3 Bar Facing Burpees

**Step ups permitted for L1/L2.

This workout has been developed in collaboration with Neal Maddox to test more advanced gymnastics and plyometric movements. Pick a skill level that doesn't result in getting stuck for too long.

Post rounds and reps for the AMRAP. Ex: 3+18 L3.

WED 10.05.16 SFH Taste-N-Train

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We leverage regular exercise with a combination of a clean diet, quality sleep, clean supplementation (high strength fish oil and high quality protein), and stress relieving activities for the greatest improvement in fitness and health.

We leverage regular exercise with a combination of a clean diet, quality sleep, clean supplementation (high strength fish oil and high quality protein), and stress relieving activities for the greatest improvement in fitness and health.


Upcoming CFM Events

Wednesday, Oct 5th:5-8pm. SFH Sampling & Supplementation Info Session.
Sunday, Oct 9th:8am. CFM Track Day. Meet at the track for an aerobic capacity Double WOD with Coach Travis.
Wednesday, Oct 19th: Reebox Box Crawl. The Box Crawl is an epic road trip stopping at 125 CrossFit Boxes over the course of 18 weeks. Team Reebox will hang out at CFM for the day and bring awesome stuff! Here’s a little of what they will bring: a full Nano 6 try on experience where members will be able to try on the Nano 6 for their workout, a fully stocked Reebok Recovery Bar that is loaded with Kill Cliff, Goat Tape, WOD Repair Lotion, Vita Coco, Caveman Coffee, and much more as well as a Reebok Survival Outpost packed with body wipes, hair ties, and plastic bags for your dirty gym clothes…you know, all the must haves! All CFM members are invited to to the box for this event.
Thursday, Oct 20th: Bring-A-Friend Day!! There will be an all levels partner friendly WOD. Invite a friend, family member, or co-worker to join you for the WOD.
Tuesday, Nov 15th: 5:45am-8am and 3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. The Dunk Truck will be back in November for members to be rested from September or for a 1st time test. Sign up here for the next Dunk Truck!

Barbell Calf Smash Post WOD Session. "Don't go in to the pain cave."

Barbell Calf Smash Post WOD Session. "Don't go in to the pain cave."


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
4p: Open Gym- Justin
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. “Full Circle”
6 Minute AMRAP:

1500m Row

30 Seconds Rest

6 Minute AMRAP
50 Double Unders**
50 Slamballs (20/14)
50 Double Unders**

30 Seconds Rest

6 Minute AMRAP:
1500m Row

**Scale Double Unders (DUs) to DU+singles 25 reps/set, speed step 1:1, singles 1:1. Rx+ = 100 DUs reps/set. The jump rope must stop after the 50th DU before starting the next round.

Post fewest meters rowed between two AMRAPs and total reps from DUs and Slamballs.
Ex: 1585m, 250 Rx+


B. Calf Smash & Stretch
Roller buddy calf smash 60 sec each side
Lacrosse ball shin smash
Banded distraction ankle stretch: 40 sec calf, 40 sec achilles each side

And coming tomorrow...

A. Back Squat: 3 sets of 5 reps across at 80%. Max reps on 3rd set.

B. 4 Rounds: [16 Minute Time Cap]
50ft Prowler Push (m = 50/100/150, w = sled/50/100)
50ft Sprint
9 Bar Facing Burpees (L2 = 12, L3 = 15)
20 Wall Situps

Post load and reps for squat and time for WOD. Ex: 285#, 7 reps, 10:58 L3

THUR 01.21.16 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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Be present, learn something new, work hard in the WOD, and after take a seat, rest, and talk with friends at the box.

Be present, learn something new, work hard in the WOD, and after take a seat, rest, and talk with friends at the box.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Banded Squats: 3 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. Push Press: 4 sets of 5. Workups. 75-80-82-85% of 1 RM.

B. 21-15-9 Rep Rounds: [12 Minute Time Cap]
Deadlift (m = 185/225, w = 125/155)
Kettlebell Push Press (m = 20’s/24’s w = 12’s/16’s)

Post load for push press and time for WOD. Ex: 210#, 7:48 Rx+.

January Events

Lurong Resolution Challenge:This is the last week to sign up for New Year Nutrition Challenge. Click here for details and to register
Bring-A-Friend Day: Thursday 1/21 All Classes
CFM Dinner & Social Night: Friday 1/22 8:00pm at Marlow's Tavern
Fresh Meal Plan Tasting: Monday 1/25 6am, Tuesday 1/26 5-8pm, Wednesday 1/27 5-8pm at CFM. Come try samples of freshly prepared healthy meals.

MON 10.19.15

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Anastasiya & Amanda

Anastasiya & Amanda


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
4p: Open Gym- Michael
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. Back Squat: 3 sets of 5 reps. Worksets. Max reps on final set.

B. “Annie” [15 Minute Time Cap]
50-40-30-20-10
Double Unders
AbMat Situps

Post max load and reps for Squat and time to complete WOD. Ex: 330# 7 reps, 9:50 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

“Champion Test”

The workout is an AMRAP (As Many Reps as Possible) in 2 rounds of 6 movements each with an equal 60 seconds of work to rest ratio.

Deadlift (m = 75/115/155, w = 55/75/100)
1 minute rest
Box Jump Overs (m = 20/24/30”, w = 12/20/24”)
1 minute rest
Hang Power Cleans
1 minute rest
Muscle Ups*
1 minute rest
Thrusters
1 minute rest
Row for Calories
1 minute rest

Repeat for round 2

Weights and heights are designated (L1/L2/L3). *L2 Box dips straight legs / L1 Box dips bent knees.

At the sound of 3, 2, 1 Go the athlete will perform as many Reps as possible of deadlifts in 60 seconds followed by 60 seconds of rest. When the clock hits 2 minutes the athlete will perform as many reps of Box Jump Overs in 60 seconds followed by 60 seconds of rest…and the pattern continues through 2 complete rounds. The workout is over when the clock hits 23 minutes. Overall there is 12 minutes of work time and 11 minutes of rest built into the workout.

**Click here to see WOD description:
"Champion Test" WOD Description and Standards

Post total reps completed in 2 rounds of the AMRAP. Ex: 204 L3.

THURS 03.13.14

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Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Casey
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Kelly
1:45p: College CrossFit- Kelly
4p: Open Gym- Jason
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Jason
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Cassie
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Cassie
8p: Open Gym- Cassie **80s Theme Night**

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Skill Work on Rowing: Partner up and alternate each movement
200m armless row (straight arms)
200m legless row (straight legs)
200m (1 second pull + 3 second hold at end of pull)
200m Strapless Row (feet out of anchor straps).
200m Row

B. Partner WOD: In 10 minutes
Row for meters
Partner overhead barbell hold (45/35)
**Partners may switch positions as often as needed to keep barbell overhead. Once partner is off rowing machine, barbell may drop from overhead to exchange. If barbell drops below head or rests on head, while partner is still rowing, partner must stop rowing and there is a 5 burpee penalty for person holding barbell before rowing next.

REST 3 minutes

1 minute as many as possible:
Partner Front Squats (45/35)
**Each partner holding an end of the barbell. Partners facing each other. All squats count toward total reps as long as both partners are holding barbell in hands only, centered at chest level. No resting on shoulder.

REST 1 minute

2 minutes as many as possible:
Burpee Plate Hops
**One 45# plate per team. Must come to full knee and hip extension on top of plate. May step up or hop on plate. Both partners may be working at the same time.

Post total meters, front squat reps, and burpees to the board.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Barbell Complex: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy complex of
1 Power Clean
1 Hang Squat Clean
3 Front Squats.
Barbell should not be dropped through complex.

B. For Time Rep Rounds of:
21-15-9
Hang Squat Cleans (@ 65% Part A.)
Hand Release Pushups
90-60-30
Double Unders (x2 Singles)

FRI 06.13.13 Food as Fuel recap

By | Paleo, Rowing, Summer Challenge, Supplements, WOD | One Comment

Food as Fuel recap

We had a great showing for last night's Food as Fuel session. The basis of the paleo diet: eat meat & vegetables, nuts & seeds, little starch, some fruit and no sugar.
After you master those basics, I shared my TOP 6 NUTRITION RULES TO REACH YOUR GOALS:
1. Drink more water.
2. Drink less booze. When you do drink booze, stick to red wine or clear liquor mixed with with club soda or water. Sawwwwwy beer snobs. DISCLAIMER: alcohol is still broken down as sugar in your body. And it's a neurotoxin, so if you wonder why you're so depressed/anxious/ADD after a bender of a weekend, MAYBE it's the booze (But maybe it's also all the $ you spent. I digress).
3. Sleep 8 hours in a cool, dark room. If you have trouble with this, try winding down earlier, turn off the TV/computer/smartphone, turn down the lights and try a natural supplement that includes magnesium sulfate, melatonin, zinc and/or GABA... different stuff works for everyone.
4. Eat breakfast. It doesn't have to be "breakfast food." I often eat dinner for breakfast. Eff all that breakfast for dinner noise. Unless it's bacon. Bacon goes with every meal.
5. Then throw in a few supplements: fish oil, vitamin D3, probiotics & digestive enzymes.
6. Post-workout is NOT the time to skimp on calories. Get some protein into your system within 45 minutes... preferably a high quality supplement like SFH.

Rowing class is taking the summer off

We're gonna give Uran a few months off to make way for you guys to take advantage of our Tuesday Ninja Training & Gymnastics classes. But we have a super fun rowing event in the works for the fall, so stay tuned for details!

FREE PARK WOD SUNDAY AT 10a!

Join the Instructor Training Program students for a free park WOD in the Active Oval at Piedmont Park on Sunday morning.

Matt C won these abdominal muscles in last year's Summer Challenge. You could be CFM's next abtastic member. Register by Monday & you also get an awesome new CFM shirt!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: 3-3-3+
B. 10 min goat work
C. Grace:
30 clean & jerks for time 135/95#

And coming tomorrow...TEAM WORKOUT


Team Chipper:
20 hands-behind-head abmat sit ups (strict: don't swing arms for momentum)
20 supermans
20 air squats
20 double unders (sub 20 burpees)
20 kettlebell swings 53/35
20 pull ups
20 hand-release push ups (MODIFY WITH BAND ON HIPS)
20 mountain climbers
20 walking lunge steps
200m row
Teammate 1 starts at station 1. Teammate 2 goes to station 1 once teammate 1 moves on to station 2. Teammate 3 goes to station 1 once teammate 3 moves to station 2 and teammate 1 moves to station 3. Teammate 4 moves to station 1 once teammate 3 moves to station 2 and teammate 2 moves to station 3 and teammate 1 moves to station 4. Athletes cannot advance stations until station in front is clear.