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THUR 05.25.17 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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#tbt Ellen on L-sit Dead Hang Hold


CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 25th: 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.

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 Regionals 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.

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
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: Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD): Bring-A-Friend Day!!A. L-sit Hold: In 15 minutes practice L-sit hold progressions and complete 1 max L-sit Hold for time.

B. “Helen” [15 Minute Time Cap]
3 Rounds
400m Run
21 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12 Pullups**

**Scale to Barbell Assisted Pullups 1:1, Ring Rows 1:1

Post time for L-sit and time for the WOD. Ex: 22 sec, 10:14 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

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

THUR 05.11.17

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Keeping a plank through the ring row.


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: Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Bulletproof Shoulders
Side Plank Rev-Fly 20x/side
Mod Pushup Y-hold (15 sec hold) 4x/side "Palm facing down"
Scapular Pushups 15x
T's (on a box) [5 reps + Overload] 4x "Thumbs up"
W's (on a box) [5 reps + Overload] 4x "Pinkies up"
Side Ext Rot. w/ 5# plate 15x/side

B. “Ticket to Ride” [25 Minute Time Cap]
3 Rounds of Run* + 10 Sledgehammers (10#)
500m Row
2 Rounds of Run* + 10 Sledgehammers (10#)
500m Row
1 Round of Run* + 10 Sledgehammers (10#)
500m Row

Run*
L1 = 200m
L2 = 300m
L3 = 400m

Post time for WOD. Ex: 21:10 L3

And coming tomorrow...

A. JumpNrope:
1 minute max speed steps (Left foot + Right foot = 1 rep)
Rest 3 minutes
1 minute max double unders

B. 17 Minute AMRAP:
40 Speed Step (R+L=1)
17 Power Snatches (m = 35/55/75, w = 15/35/55)
20 Box Jumps (24/20″)
17 Wallballs (20/14)

Post speed step and double under reps and rounds for WOD. Ex: 92, 104, 4+32 L3.

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!!

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

THUR 04.27.17 “Benchwarmers”

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Hovis, Amanda, Rodrigo. Legacy 2012, 2013, 2014


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. Bench Press: 3 sets of 3 increasing at 70-80-85%. Max reps on the 3rd set.

B. “Benchwarmers” [30 Minute Time Cap]:
Teams of 3:
3 Rounds:
100 Calorie Row
50 Bench Press (m = 95/115/135, w = 65/85/95)
400m Team Run

All reps team totals. 1 person working at a time on row and bench; all partners run 400m together.. Partners may partition the rounds and reps any way.

Post load for bench and time for WOD. Ex: 235#, 23:12 L3.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Clean & Jerk: complete 5 sets of the complex increasing weight
At 60-70-75-80-85%
1 Clean
1 Push Jerk

B. “Franchise” [10 Minute Time Cap]:
21-15-9:
Push Jerks (m = 75/95/135, w = 55/65/95)
Pullups (L2/L3+ = C2B)

Post weight for complex and time for the WOD. Ex: 240#, 4:23 L3+.

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!!

MON 04.24.17 Mobility Night at CFM!

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Coach Michael warming up with air squats


CFM Upcoming Events

Early Registration for Lurong Summertime Challenge Ends Monday! 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.



Monday, Apr 24th: Mobility Night returns to CFM tonight at 6pm with Dr. Jackie Varnum from Athletes' Potential. 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 to improve your overhead mobility through increased range of motion, muscle activation, and movement reinforcement that will take your CrossFit performance and shoulder health to the next level!

**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- Stacy
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6p: Mobility Night- Dr Jackie Varnum
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Back Squat: In 12 minutes work up to a heavy double at 85%

B. For Time [24 Minute Time Cap]:
300m Run**
26 Hand Release Push-ups
300m Run
26 KB Swings (24/16kg)
300m Run
26 Situps
300m Run
26 KB Deadlifts (32/24kg)
300m Run
26 Air Squats
300m Run
26 Box Jumps (24/20″)

Rx+ = 400m each run.

Post load for squat and time for the WOD. Ex: 345#, 18:19 Rx+

And coming tomorrow...

A. Snatch Complex: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy complex of
1 Hang Power Snatch
1 Snatch

B. “Crowbar”
4 Minute AMRAP:
18 Power Snatch (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
18 Burpee Pull-ups
Max Calorie Row
Rest 4:00
4 Minute AMRAP:
15 Power Snatch (m = 65/95/115, w = 45/65/85)
15 Burpee Pull-ups
Max Calorie Row
Rest 4:00
4 Minute AMRAP:
12 Power Snatch (m = 75/115/135, 55/85/95)
12 Burpee Pull-ups
Max Calorie Row

Post load for snatch complex and calories from AMRAPs. Ex: 35 L3

TUES 04.04.17

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Shannon


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Will Milne
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Double Unders: 10 minute EMOM (30 seconds work: 30 seconds rest)
ODD: Max Double Unders (DUs)
EVEN: Dead hang hold

B. “Middle Road” [15 Minute Time Cap]
Open: 400m Run
5 Rounds of
15 Slamballs (20/15)
10 Toes to Bar
Close: 400m Run

Score total DUs part A. and time for the WOD. Ex: 212, 9:50 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Deadlift In 15 minutes work up to a 5 rep max.

B. Teams of 2:
5 Rounds for time [15 Minute Time Cap]:
5 Partner Deadlift (365/310/265)
20 Bar-facing Burpees
30 Situps

All rounds and reps are team totals. Rounds and reps may be partitioned any way. Both partners working at the same time on all movements. At 3, 2, 1, go… partners complete 5 partner deadlifts, then continue to burpees. Both partners working at the same time on burpees on either side of barbell (L/R offset), then advancing to the situps.

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 410#, 9:48 Rx

Upcoming CFM 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.

THUR 03.23.17 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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Predictions for 17.5? See below!! Tom, Jonathan, and Stacy flying through Double Unders.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
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. Front Box Squat: 3 sets of 3 reps. Worksets same weight (@ 60% of 1 rep max). Complete 1 set every 3 minutes.

B. Partner WOD [20 Minute Cap]:
400m Run + 400m Row
400m Row + 400m Run
40 Air Squats
Rest 3 minutes
200m Run + 200m Row
200m Row + 200m Run
20 Air Squats
Rest 3 minutes
4 Rounds:
10 Air Squats
10 AbMat Situps
10 Slam Balls (20/15)
10 Slam Balls Passes

At 3, 2, 1, go… 1 partner runs while the other rows and then they switch. Squat reps may be partitioned any way and squats may be completed while partner is running or rowing. All reps are team totals. Only one partner working on air squats, situps, and slams at a time.

Post load for front squat and post time for WOD. Ex: 190#, 14:50 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

17.5: PREDICTIONS

9-10 Minute Time Domain

Movements:
Thrusters (95/65) or DB Thrusters (50/35) -Rx
(75/55) or Dumbbells (35/20) -Scaled
Double Unders -Rx
Singles -Scaled

Rep Scheme:
(1) Increasing Ladder
3-6-9-12-15-18-... Thruster
10-20-30-40-50-60-... Double Unders
OR
(2) Decreasing Reps for Time
27-21-15-9 Thrusters
100-75-50-25 Double Unders
OR
(3) Classic CrossFit AMRAP
30 Double Unders
15 Thursters

Upcoming Events

Friday, Mar 24th: Week 5 of the CrossFit Games Open Continues at CFM this week! We will be hosting exciting matchups of our coaches and top athletes along with the those at the top of the leaderboard for the scaled division.

We will have cold beverages and food...everyone is welcome to bring something to share. Please spread the word that we want everyone in the gym to enjoy FNL as we close out the open season with this event called "The Finale!" Doors open at 7pm and first heat kicks off at 7:30pm.

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!

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!

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.