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MON 01.16.17 Lurong Resolution Challenge Begins!

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Hope in the catch of a squat clean

Hope in the catch of a squat clean


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Back Squats: 3 sets of 5 reps. Worksets. Max reps final set.

B. 3 Minute AMRAP
5 Pullups (Rx+ = C2B)
7 Burpees
5 Pullups (Rx+ = C2B)
15 Air Squats
Rest 2 minutes after 3 minutes and repeat AMRAP. Continue where you left off.

Post load and reps for squats and rounds and reps for AMRAP. Ex: 245#, 7 reps, 5+10 Rx+.

And coming tomorrow...

“Lurong Chipper”
10 Minute AMRAP:
Complete as many reps and rounds as possible:

15 Snatch
20 Deadlift
25 Box Jump Overs (m = 20/24/30, w = 12/20/24)
20 Hand Release Pushups**
15 Thrusters

Barbell weight:
(m = 45/95/115, w = 35/65/75)

**L1 scale to incline pushups at 24/30””

Post rounds and reps from AMRAP. Ex: 2+48 L3.


Upcoming CFM Events

Monday, Jan 16th:Registration ends for the Lurong Resolution Challenge. Sign up now!! If you are looking to make some serious improvements to your diet and fitness so you can achieve your goals, this is your answer. Click here for more details and to join Team CFM for the challenge.
Join the Lurong Resolution Challenge with team CFM!

Join the Lurong Resolution Challenge with team CFM!


Thursday, Jan 19th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day all classes. There will be an all-levels beginner friendly partner WOD. CFM Members email us to reserve a spot in a class with your friend (include their full name and email address)!

FRI 01.13.17

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Casey

Casey


Upcoming CFM Events

Monday, Jan 16th:Registration ends for the Lurong Resolution Challenge on Monday. Sign up now!! If you are looking to make some serious improvements to your diet and fitness so you can achieve your goals, this is your answer. Click here for more details and to join Team CFM for the challenge.
Join the Lurong Resolution Challenge with team CFM!

Join the Lurong Resolution Challenge with team CFM!


Thursday, Jan 19th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day all classes. There will be an all-levels beginner friendly partner WOD. CFM Members email us to reserve a spot in a class with your friend (include their full name and email address)!

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)

A. Snatch Complex: In 15 minutes working up to a heavy complex:
Hang Power Snatch
Power Snatch

B. 12 Minute AMRAP:
15 Power Snatches (75/55), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
15 Power Snatches (95/65), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
15 Power Snatches (115/80), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
15 Power Snatches (135/95), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
AMRAP Power Snatches (155/105) in Time Remaining

Post load for Snatch Complex and total reps for WOD. Ex: 185, 122 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

A. Pushups: 1 set max reps unbroken pushups

B. Teams of 2
20 Minute AMRAP:

30 Kettlebell Swings (24/16)
30 Pushups
300 Meter Row

Avoid lousy push-ups (see CFJ 7). All reps and distances are team totals. One person working at a time.

Score pushup reps and total rounds and reps in AMRAP. 300m row = 1 rep. Ex: 45, 5+37 Rx

Saturday Schedule

9-10:15a: Lurong Team WOD- Michael
10:15a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11:15a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule

9a: Weightlifing- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Stretch&Smash- Michael. Click here to reserve

THUR 01.12.17

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Brad

Brad


Upcoming CFM Events

Thursday, Jan 12th:Registration for the 2017 Open begins on Thursday! 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. The 1st Open workout is released on Thursday, February 23rd and continues for 5 weeks with 1 new workout each week. Participating in the Open is a seminal CrossFit experience and we highly recommend all athletes who have been training at CFM for a year or more to sign up. This is a great opportunity to test your fitness and enjoy the camaraderie and community of CrossFit.

Monday, Jan 16th:Registration ends for the Lurong Resolution Challenge on Monday. Sign up now!! If you are looking to make some serious improvements to your diet and fitness so you can achieve your goals, this is your answer. Click here for more details and to join Team CFM for the challenge.
Join the Lurong Resolution Challenge with team CFM!

Join the Lurong Resolution Challenge with team CFM!


Thursday, Jan 19th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day all classes. There will be an all-levels beginner friendly partner WOD. CFM Members email us to reserve a spot in a class with your friend (include their full name and email address)!

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- Travis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Travis

Workout of the Day (WOD):

A. Deadlift: 5 Rep Max.

B. 10 Minute EMOM (Every minute on the minute):
ODD: 4 Deadlift (75% of 5RM) + Max Double Unders
EVEN: Max Reps Strict Pull-Ups

Post load for Deadlift and reps for DU’s and Pullups. Ex: 410#, 210, 43 at 315# Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Snatch Complex: In 15 minutes working up to a heavy complex:
Hang Power Snatch
Power Snatch

B. 12 Minute AMRAP:
15 Power Snatches (75/55), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
15 Power Snatches (95/65), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
15 Power Snatches (115/80), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
15 Power Snatches (135/95), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
AMRAP Power Snatches (155/105) in Time Remaining

Post load for Snatch Complex and total reps for WOD. Ex: 185, 122 Rx.

WED 01.11.17 “Ghost”

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Member of the Month Sarah on the start of a rope climb! Read more about her and her CrossFit journey here.

Member of the Month Sarah on the start of a rope climb! Read more about her and her CrossFit journey here.


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Weighted Ring Dips: 3 sets of 5 reps. Working up to a heavy set of 5.

B. “Ghost” 6 Rounds:
1:00 Max Calorie Row
1:00 Max Burpees
1:00 Max Double-Unders
1:00 Rest

Try for as many reps as possible of EACH exercise, not just total score.

Post load for ring dips. Post separate totals of calories rowed, burpee reps, and double-under reps completed to comments.
Ex: 35#, 126 / 95 / 380 Rx


And coming tomorrow...

A. Deadlift: 5 Rep Max.

B. 10 Minute EMOM (Every minute on the minute):
ODD: 4 Deadlift (75% of 5RM) + Max Double Unders
EVEN: Max Reps Strict Pull-Ups

Post load for Deadlift and reps for DU’s and Pullups. Ex: 410#, 210, 43 at 315# Rx.

Upcoming CFM Events

Thursday, Jan 12th:Registration for the 2017 Open begins on Thursday! 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. The 1st Open workout is released on Thursday, February 23rd and continues for 5 weeks with 1 new workout each week. Participating in the Open is a seminal CrossFit experience and we highly recommend all athletes who have been training at CFM for a year or more to sign up. This is a great opportunity to test your fitness and enjoy the camaraderie and community of CrossFit.

Monday, Jan 16th:Registration ends for the Lurong Resolution Challenge on Monday. Sign up now!! If you are looking to make some serious improvements to your diet and fitness so you can achieve your goals, this is your answer. Click here for more details and to join Team CFM for the challenge.
Join the Lurong Resolution Challenge with team CFM!

Join the Lurong Resolution Challenge with team CFM!


Thursday, Jan 19th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day all classes. There will be an all-levels beginner friendly partner WOD. CFM Members email us to reserve a spot in a class with your friend (include their full name and email address)!

TUES 01.03.17

By | Partner WOD, WOD, Yoga | No Comments
Casey & Christina synchronized burpees

Casey & Christina synchronized burpees


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Thruster: In 12 minutes work up to a heavy set of 2. From the ground.

B. Teams of 3: 25 Minute AMRAP
3K Row
100 One Arm Alternating Kettlebell Snatches (24/16kg)
30 Thrusters (75/55)
30 Thrusters (95/65)
30 Thrusters (115/80)
30 Thrusters (135/95)
30 Thrusters (155/105)
Max Thrusters (185/135) in Time Remaining

One partner working at a time

Post load for thruster and score total reps of thrusters only from AMRAP.
Ex: 215#, 154 (4 thrusters at 185#) Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Rope Climbs: In 15 minutes work on rope climbing technique**

B. Rep Rounds for Time:
5-4-3-2-1 Rope Climbs**
25-20-15-10-5 Wallball (20/14)

**Wear long socks or pants to protect your shins when climbing rope.

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 10:07 Rx

WED 12.28.16

By | Holiday Travel Workouts, WOD | No Comments
Hovis

Hovis


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Hang Squat Clean & Jerk: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy complex:
1 Hang Squat Clean
1 Push Jerk.

B. Teams of 2
AMRAP 2: Squat Cleans (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/95)
AMRAP 2: Push Jerks
AMRAP 3: Squat Cleans
AMRAP 3: Push Jerks
AMRAP 4: Squat Cleans
AMRAP 4: Push Jerks

Running clock, with AMRAP's immediately following each other.

Post load for complex and total reps from WOD. Ex: 265#, 192 L3.

Holiday Travel Workout 6

For time:
40-30-20-10
Walking lunges
Sit ups

Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 8:34 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 5 reps. Worksets. Max reps final set.

B. For Time [20 Minute Time Cap]
80 Double-Unders, 4 Rounds of Mini Cindy**
60 Double-Unders, 3 Rounds of Mini Cindy
40 Double-Unders, 2 Rounds of Mini Cindy
20 Double-Unders, 1 Round of Mini Cindy

1 Round of Mini Cindy = 3 Pull-ups, 6 Pushups, 9 Air Squats
**Rx+ = 1 Round of Cindy = 5 Pull-Ups, 10 Pushups, 15 Air Squats

Post load and reps for Bench and time for WOD. Ex: 245#, 6 reps, 11:55 Rx+

Holiday Travel Workout 7

3 rounds for 1 minute max reps for each movement:
Push ups (1 set unbroken), rest 1 min
hollow rocks, rest 1 min
mountain climbers (R+L=1), rest 1 min
supermans, rest 1 min

For each movement go for 1 minute, then rest 1 minute and move on to the next exercise.
Repeat for three total rounds.

Post total reps for each movement to comments. Ex: 135, 94, 210, 75 Rx.

FRI 12.23.16 Holiday Travel Workouts

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We wish you a healthy, happy 2017 full of big PRs, personal growth & love! Thanks to all of you for making CFM an amazing place to train since 2012. We look forward to many more amazing memories with you!

We're closed for Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Enjoy the time off with loved ones. Do some yoga or stretching at home OR hit up a Holiday Travel Workout (see below). For the next 12 days we'll be posting Holiday Travel Workouts for you to do on the road...in the hotel gym...in Grandma's living room...back home in your garage...WHEREVER! We also encourage you to drop in to a local CrossFit Box if you're out of town over the holidays. Post a pic or video of your travel workout or drop in WOD to Instagram and tag @crossfitmidtown.

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Snowman CrossFit

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
5p: All Levels CrossFit- David
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Hang Squat Clean: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy complex:
1 Hang Squat Clean
1 Front Squat

B. “The Holiday Blast”
6 Minute AMRAP
5 Front squats (m = 75/135/185, w = 45/95/135)
7 Bar-facing burpees

Post load for complex and round and reps for the AMRAP. Ex: 245#, 7+6 L3.

Holiday Travel Workout 1

Body Weight Fran*
21-15-9
Air Squats
Pushups (scale to incline on bed/chair)

*Rx+ = jumping squats & hand release clapping pushups

Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 3:48 Rx+

Holiday Travel Workout 2

Christmas Eve: Gym Closed
10 Rounds
0:30 Handstand Hold**, then
0:15 Hold at bottom of squat
5 Air Squats

**Sub wall walk hold or plank hold.

Post time for WOD. Ex: 11:24 Rx.

And coming Sunday... Holiday Travel Workout 3

12 Days of CrossFit: Body Weight Edition
1 burpee
2 air squats
3 push ups
4 sit ups
5 tuck jumps
6 mountain climbers (R+L=1)
7 hollow rocks
8 walking lunge steps
9 jumping jacks
10 supermans
11 high knees (R+L=1)
12 lateral hops (R+L=1) done over a towel rolled up.

Perform the workout like the song... 1 burpee, then 2 squats & 1 burpee, then 3 push ups, 2 squats & 1 burpee, then 4 situps, 3 push ups, 2 squats & 1 burpee, and so on.

Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 24:22 Rx.

Holiday Schedule

Click here to reserve your classes in advance.
Sat: Christmas Eve -Gym Closed
Sun: Christmas -Gym Closed
Mon: 8am Class, 9am Open gym
Tues: Resume regular schedule