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MON 12.04.17 4th Quarterly Progress Checks This Week!

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Coach Michael warming up with air squats


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
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)

Baseline Plus [17 Minute Time Cap]
Level 3
2 Rounds
500m Row
40 Goblet Squats (24/16kg)
30 Wall Sit Ups
20 Deficit Pushups (3.5”/2.5”)
10 Strict Pullups

Level 2
2 Rounds
500m Row
40 Air Squats
30 Wall Sit Ups
20 Pushups
10 Pullups

Level 1
2 Rounds
500m Row
40 Air Squats
30 Wall Sit Ups
20 Incline Pushups (30”)
10 Ring Rows (toes under the rings)

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 11:40 L3

And coming tomorrow...

CrossFit Total
1 Rep Max Back Squat
1 Rep Max Shoulder Press
1 Rep Max Deadlift

Post weights for each lift and total. Ex: 250#, 150#, 365#, (765#)

TUES 11.21.17

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Mike


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. 20 Minute AMRAP:
L3 Open
400m Run
3 Rounds of Cindy*

*Cindy is 5 pullups, 10 pushups, 15 air squats.

L2 Performance
300m Run
3 Rounds of Cindy*

L1 Fitness
200m Run
2 Rounds of Cindy*

B. Supple Leopard Shoulder Sequence:
Lacrosse ball anterior shoulder smash
Banded shoulder chest stretch
Banded shoulder lat stretch
Banded bully stretch

Post rounds and reps completed. 400m = 400 reps.
Ex: 4 + 421 L3.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Weighted Pullups: 3 sets of 5 reps. Worksets. Max reps on final set.

B. 5 Rounds For Time [30 Minute Time Cap]:
500m Row
200m KB Farmers Carry (m = 20/24/32’s w = 12/16/24’s)
50m DB Overhead Carry (R) (m = 25/35/50, w = 15/20/35)
50m DB Overhead Carry (L) (m = 25/35/50, w = 15/20/35)

Post load and reps for pullups and time to complete WOD.
Ex: 45#, 7 reps, 26:15 L3.

WED 11.15.17

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Christina demonstrating an incline pushup


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- Anthony
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8p: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

“Barbara” [37 Minute Time Cap]:
L3
5 rounds, each for time of:

20 Pull-ups
30 Push-ups
40 Sit-ups
50 Squats

Rest precisely three minutes between each round.

Post times for each round. Ex: 2:45, 2:55, 3:18, 3:30, 3:28 L3.

L2 Intermediate
5 rounds, each for time, of:
10 Pull-ups
20 Push-ups
30 Sit-ups
40 Squats
Rest 3 minutes between rounds.

L1 Beginner
4 rounds, each for time, of:
10 Ring rows
15 Push-ups
20 Sit-ups
25 Squats
Rest 3 minutes between rounds

And coming tomorrow... Bring-A-Friend Day!!

A. Row Sprint: 1 minute max cal row

B. “Doublemint”
Partner WOD: 20 Minute AMRAP (as many rounds as possible):

10 Calorie Row, 10 Burpees
20 Calorie Row, 20 Box Jumps (24/20)
30 Calorie Row, 30 Situps
40 Calorie Row, 40 Slamballs (20/15)
50 Calorie Row, 50 Kettlebell Swings (24/16)

1 partner working at a time. All reps are team totals and teams may partition the reps any way.

Post max cal and total reps for the AMRAP. Ex: 31, 424 Rx

MON 08.14.17 3rd Quarterly Progress Checks!

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Ester


Quarterly Progress Checks

This week 8/14-8/20 is the quarterly progress checks where we retest workouts from the previous year. There will be benchmark WODs or lifts each day.

Is this your first Quarterly Check-In Week?

Here's what's about to go down...
1. Retest your baseline! For one of your workouts for the week, you'll retest your Baseline. You also have the option to retest your Baseline WOD in all classes today or any Open Gym during the week.
2. Goal-Setting & reflection: At the beginning of class on Mon & Tues, we'll take 10 minutes to reflect on our progress over the last three months into the beginning of 2017 and set some goals for the next quarter. If you prefer to spend more time on goal-setting, join Mike Thursday evening, May 17th from 8-8:30pm for a goal-setting workshop. We'll take some time to visualize what we want our future to be like, then set smaller, action steps to achieve our longer-term goals. Additional times will be made available through the week.
3. Record your results! If you haven't been doing it already, now is the time to start tracking your progress in the gym. Use the Zen Planner Phone App, or you can track through the Zen Planner web page. Or Google Docs, or old school with a journal. We have journals available at the ProShop.

It's time to put all your hard work and training to the test. Are we getting fitter? Are we healthier? Next week marks the perfect time to re-evaluate our goals and make plans with actionable steps for the next 3 months and into the last quarter of 2017. If you have any questions about Quarterly Progress Checks (QPC), ask your coach at the gym or email us.

CFM Upcoming Events

Tuesday, August 15th Lurong Championship Challenge Information Session. Before and after each class have an opportunity to learn more about our fall fitness and nutrition challenge and sign up to participate. Lurong Representative Adam Jackson will have a table at the gym to answer questions our members have about the Lurong Challenge. Early sign up is this week and next. Challenge starts on Monday, September 18th.

Saturday, August 19th: CFM Crossover Symmetry Workshop. Improve your shoulder stability and performance in the overhead lifts Snatch, Thruster, and clean and jerk! Learn how to use the crossover symmetry bands to activate shoulders, improve mobility, strength the shoulder muscles, and perform active recovery on rest days. Workshop is from 11am-12pm and 8 spots are open. The cost of the workshop is $10 for CFM members and $25 in advance for visitors.

Thursday, August 24th: 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. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Sunday, August 27th:CFM Yoga Workshop. CFM Yoga Instructor Will Milne will teach an introductory workshop on the basics of yoga. Increase mobility, speed recovery time, prevent injury, improve posture, find new strengths and the power of relaxation. We will cover basic breathing techniques, spinal articulations, key yoga poses, and the physical and mental demands of restructuring the human body. Click here to sign up!

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- Anthony
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Baseline:
500m Row
40 Air Squats
30 Situps
20 Hand release pushups
10 Pullups

B. Overhead Squat: 3 sets of 5 at 70% of 1 rep max. Rest 3 minutes between sets
Accrue 2 minutes L-sit hold on rings or parallettes.

Post time for Baseline and load for OHS. Ex: 4:12 Rx, 175#.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Olympic Total: 1 rep max Snatch followed by 1 rep max Clean & Jerk

B. 1 Minute Max Bar-Facing Burpees

Post max load for Snatch and C&J and total cal. Ex: 185#, 265#, 28

WED 08.02.17 Mobility Night!

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Dyer shouldering a sandbag #31Heroes WOD


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
3:30p: Open Gym- Anthony
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
6:30p: Mobility Night- Dr. Jackie Varnum
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8:30p: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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

B. 7 Rounds For Time [Time cap 16 minutes]
7 Power Snatch (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
7 Air Squats
**At end of 1st minute and every minute on the minute 5 Burpees (L+ = 7 Burpees).

Post load and reps for squat and time to complete rounds. Ex: 325#, 8 reps, 9:50 L3+

And coming tomorrow...

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 5 reps. Worksets at the same weight. Max Reps in the final set.

B. 14 Minute Every minute on the minute (EMOM):
ODD: 2x50m Shuttle sprint for time
EVEN: 20 seconds reverse plank hold (Purvottanasana)

Post load and reps for Bench, and total time (seconds) for sprints. Ex: 245#, 6 reps, 148 seconds

CFM Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 2nd and 9th Mobility Nights with Dr. Jackie Varnum. Mobility Night is at 6:30pm and group classes will run on the half hour. This will be a 2 part series going over mobility for CrossFit Athletes. This first session will focus on the shoulder and overhead movements. Athletes will use banded distraction to increase range of motion and then use muscle activation and movement reinforcement to improve stability/mobility in the overhead press and overhead squat.

Saturday, August 12th: 31 Heroes WOD. Heats will begin at 9am through 12pm with CFM BBQ to follow. Join us for this annual charity event to support the families of fallen soilders and to provide treatment and awareness for veterans with PTSD and TBI. Click here for event details and to donate for this great cause! #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember

Thursday, August 24th: 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. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

THUR 07.13.17

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#31Heroes WOD coming on Saturday, August 12th! #rememberthefallen


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Push Press: In 15 minutes work up to a 3 rep max.

B. Triple (As many rounds & repetitions as possible) AMRAP:
3 minutes AMRAP
10 Pullups (Rx+ = Chest to Bar)
30 Double Unders**

1 minute Rest

3 minutes AMRAP
10 Pushups (Rx+ = Hand Release)
30 Double Unders

1 minute Rest

3 minutes AMRAP
10 Air Squats
30 Double Unders

**Scale Double Unders to 15 (Du+singles), Speed Step (R+L=1) 1:1, or to Singles 1:1

Post load for push press. Post total reps from all 3 AMRAPs (40 reps per round).
Ex: 255#, 458. Rx


And coming tomorrow...

A. Bench: 3-3-3. In 9 minutes complete 3 sets working up in weight to heavy set of 3.
(85-87-90% of 1 RM)

B. For Time: [15 Minute Time Cap] #Kettlebell Friday
By In:
40 Situps**
100m Single Kettlebell Carry (m = 16/20/24/32kg, w = 12/16/20/24kg)

Then complete:
9-6-3-6-9 Power Clean (m = 95/115/135/155, w = 65/85/95/105)
9-6-3-6-9 Kettlebell Swings (m = 16/20/24/32kg, w = 12/16/20/24kg)

Cash Out:
100m Single Kettlebell Carry (m = 16/20/24/32kg, w = 12/16/20/24kg)
40 Situps**

**L+ = 70 Situps

Post load for Bench. Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 260#, 9:10 L3

CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, July 27th: 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 June BAF Day! We look forward to the next BAF Day in July. 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!

#workouttoremember


Saturday, August 12th: 31 Heroes WOD. Heats will begin at 9am through 12pm with CFM BBQ to follow. Join us for this annual charity event to support the families of fallen soilders and to provide treatment and awareness for veterans with PTSD and TBI. Click here for event details and to donate for this great cause! #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember

WED 06.21.17

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Congratulations Travis and Coach Brianna!! We welcome your new baby Emerson to the CFM Family!


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Skill: Medball Throw Challenge
In 8 minutes complete 4 rounds of Medball Throws (vertical target)
10 reps at 9ft
8 reps at 10ft
6 reps at 11ft
4 reps at 12ft
Complete the 4 rounds by increasing the weight each round:
m = 8,10,12,14# / 10,12,14,20# / 12,14,20,30#
w = 6,8,10,12# / 8,10,12,14# / 10,12,14,20#

B. 15 Minutes As Many Rounds As Possible (AMRAP):
5 Push Press (m = 75/115/155, w = 55/85/105)
10 Medball Throws to vertical target (m = 10/14/20 to 10ft, w = 6/10/14 to 9ft)
15 Air Squats
30 second Pushup Position Plank Hold

Post number of sets completed for Medball Throws (max score 16). Post total rounds completed for AMRAP (each second on plank hold = 1 rep)
Ex: 16 L2, 7+45 reps L2


And coming tomorrow...

A. Deadlift: 3 sets of 5 reps. 60% of 5RM. Rest 2 minutes between sets.
Advanced Tempo: (3-0-X-1)**
**X = ½ second up/dynamic movement. 1 second hold at top. 3 second negative. 0 seconds at the bottom (touch-and-go).

B. Partner WOD
20 Minutes As Many Rounds As Possible (AMRAP):

250m Row
200m Run
6 Straight Leg Raises
8 Modified Ring Rows
10 Russian Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12 Burpees

Rounds and reps are team totals. 1 Partner working at a time on all movements. Athletes must tag to exchange who is working. A minimum of 3 burpees is required before alternating. Partners may partition the rounds and reps of other movements anyway. 250m row = 1 rep, 200m run = 1 rep.

Post load for deadlift and rounds + reps completed in AMRAP. Ex: 245#, 6+1 Rx


CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 22nd: 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. #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!

Saturday, August 12th: 31 Heroes WOD. Heats will begin at 9am through 12pm with CFM BBQ to follow. Join us for this annual charity event to support the families of fallen soilders and to provide treatment and awareness for veterans with PTSD and TBI. #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember