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ABOUT US

CrossFit Midtown is Atlanta's School of Elite Fitness. If you’ve spent the past several years at the typical gym you’re in for a genuine treat. Say goodbye to the machines. Say goodbye to the monotonous routines.

Each day at CrossFit Midtown is a new adventure. A new challenge. A new chance to get to know your community, and to get to know yourself.

 WORKOUT OF THE DAY

THURS 09.13.12

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Protein & Fish Oil

The Stronger, Faster, Healthier shipment came in, so those of you waiting on fish oil or recovery protein... COME & GET IT!

CFM has 77 WLC participants! Go here to register or get more details!


CFM WILL BE CLOSED ON SATURDAY WHILE WE DO WHOLE LIFE CHALLENGE PRELIMS AT THE PARK. ALL CFM STUDENTS (WLC CHALLENGERS OR NOT) ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US AT 10AM SATURDAY FOR A WOD IN THE PARK. SAT DOES NOT COUNT AGAINST YOUR ATTENDANCE FOR THE WEEK, SO PLEASE JOIN US WHETHER YOU HAVE REMAINING CLASSES OR NOT! ***THE MEETING PLACE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THE CENTER OF THE PIEDMONT PARK ACTIVE OVAL. WE WILL NO LONGER MEET IN THE PIEDMONT PARK MEADOW.


If you're not sure where the Active Oval is, check out this map of Piedmont Park (if you drive, park in the deck off Monroe, or arrive early to find street parking on Piedmont, 10-13th Streets or elsewhere in the neighborhood. The closest park gate to the Active Oval is located at Piedmont & 14th Streets. Don't forget to bring water and if you're scared of burpees in the grass, bring a towel or yoga mat.

Here's an explanation of Saturday's baseline WLC WOD from Andy Petranek, founder/owner of CFLA:


Workout of the Day


A. Deadlift: 3 sets of 10, rest 2 min
B. 5 sets:
500m row
rest 2 min

WED 09.12.12

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CFM WILL BE CLOSED ON SATURDAY WHILE WE DO WHOLE LIFE CHALLENGE PRELIMS AT THE PARK. ALL CFM STUDENTS (WLC CHALLENGERS OR NOT) ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US AT 10AM SATURDAY FOR A WOD IN THE PARK. SAT DOES NOT COUNT AGAINST YOUR ATTENDANCE FOR THE WEEK, SO PLEASE JOIN US WHETHER YOU HAVE REMAINING CLASSES OR NOT! ***THE MEETING PLACE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THE CENTER OF THE PIEDMONT PARK ACTIVE OVAL. WE WILL NO LONGER MEET IN THE PIEDMONT PARK MEADOW.


If you're not sure where the Active Oval is, check out this map of Piedmont Park (if you drive, park in the deck off Monroe, or arrive early to find street parking on Piedmont, 10-13th Streets or elsewhere in the neighborhood. The closest park gate to the Active Oval is located at Piedmont & 14th Streets.

More Whole Life Challenge updates

The Whole Life Challenge starts SATURDAY and we just got a slew of awesome new prizes donated! You can still join the WLC. What are you waiting for? Become a part of the world's largest health and fitness challenge and change your life!

You don't even have to wait for the end of the challenge to start winning. We'll have weekly prizes starting this Saturday.
In addition to the over $1500 in prize money (cold. hard. cash.) we also have prizes from VitaCoco, Brighter Fire Apparel, Paleo People and some awesome gift certificates to local businesses and concert tickets to local shows like...
1 pair Gotye tix (October 5 @ Chastain)
1 pair Journey tix (October 6 @ Lakewood)
1 pair The Temper Trap tix (October 19 @ Center Stage)
1 pair AWOLNATION tix (October 23 @ Tabernacle)
2 pair Rush tix (November 1 @ Verizon)
1 pair Joshua Radin/ A Fine Frenzy tix (November 8 @ Buckhead Theatre)

Register for Whole Life Challenge using that link on the sidebar... THEN mark your calendars for upcoming WLC shenanigans:
Friday, September 14- WLC Eve Not-Paleo Potluck at CFM, 7 to 9 pm: bring that favorite food or drink that you'll miss most during the WLC
Saturday, September 15- WLC Prelims at PIEDMONT PARK ACTIVE OVAL, 10am: note this is a change of venue...due to the Arts Festival, we're moving the prelims workout and measurements to the opposite side of the park. NOW WE'LL MEET ON THE BENCHES IN THE CENTER OF THE ACTIVE OVAL AT 10AM.

Other dates:
Friday, October 12- Paleo Potluck @ CFM, 7-9 pm
Saturday, November 10- WLC Finals, Awards Ceremony and Finals Party

Family & friends can play too! You just have to register first, then when they sign up they will search your name and register as your friend/family member. Friends & Family will also be eligible for cash and some prizes (since many F&F are playing from places other than Atlanta, local prizes will be reserved for CFM students only).

Some of the CFM honeys post-ladies night: Alison, Lis, Ibonne, Tirzah, Courtney, Alicia.

Workout of the Day


A. Every minute on the minute for 10 minutes, perform:
2 muscle-ups OR 2 dips & 2 pull ups
B. Every minute on the minute for 10 minutes, perform:
3 tough handstand push ups (if you can do Rx or pike handstand push ups with ease, use plates to raise your hands up and increase your range of motion)
C. Every minute on the minute for 10 minutes, perform:
4 tough thrusters (select a challenging weight that still allows you to complete all reps within the allotted time)

09.11.12 NEVER FORGET

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Thank you

Today we honor those whose lives were taken 11 years ago and those who give theirs to protect our freedom every day. To Walter, Jeremy, ChiChi, James M, and any other CFMers who serve/have served your city or country, thank you. I am honored to know you all.

Workout of the Day

A. In 15 minutes, work to a Squat Clean and Jerk single

B. 15 min AMRAP:
3 rope climbs
20 pistols (10 each leg)
50 double unders (sub 150 singles)

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