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MON 06.19.17

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"Lift all the weights. Eat all the cookies." Amanda


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Michael
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. Back Squat: 4 sets of 3 reps. Worksets all at the same weight. Max reps on 4th set.

B. 3 Minutes As Many Rounds As Possible (AMRAP):
8 Burpee Box Jumps (m = 20/24/30, w = 16/20/24”) Step Down Only
10 Air Squats
12 1-arm Alternating Kettlebell Snatch (m = 16/20/24 w = 8/12/16kg)
1 Minute Rest. Repeat for 3 cycles. Continue next cycle at the last rep completed.

Post load and max reps for 4th set of Back Squat. Post total rounds + reps from 3 cycles.
Ex: 375# 4 reps, 7+2 L3.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Weighted Ring Dips: 5 sets of 5 reps. Rest 2 minutes between sets. Max reps in final set.

B. For Time [18 minute Time Cap]:
500-400-300-200-100m Run
25-20-15-10-5 Toes to bar

Post load and max reps for Ring Dips. Post time for WOD. If time capped post total number of Toes to bar completed (max score 75)
Ex1: 15# 7 reps, 9:17 Rx
Ex2: Strict 6 reps, (68) Rx


CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 22nd: 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 May BAF Day! We look forward to the next BAF Day in June. 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!

MON 06.05.17

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Coach Travis demonstrating the pushup position row during the Man-Maker.


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

B. Man-Makers [11 Minute Time Cap]
OPEN: 10 Man-Makers 2x(m = 12/16/20, w = 8/12/16 kg)
3 Rounds
20 Situps
10 Box Jumps (24/20”) (step downs only)
CLOSE: 10 Man-Makers 2x(m = 12/16/20, w = 8/12/16 kg)

Post load and max reps for final set. Post time to complete WOD.
Ex: 330# 6 reps, 8:53 L2


And coming tomorrow...

“Cindy Wants Revenge”

L3
30 Calorie Row
Then
2 Rounds of:
5 Pull Ups
10 Hand Release Push Ups
15 Air Squats

L2
30 Calorie Row
Then
2 Rounds of:
5 Barbell Pullups (calves)
10 Push Ups
15 Air Squats

L1
30 Calorie Row
Then
2 Rounds of:
5 Ring Rows
10 Incline Pushups (m = 24”, w = 30”)
15 Air Squats

Post total reps completed (1 Round = 90 reps). Ex 275 L3.

CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 22nd: 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 May BAF Day! We look forward to the next BAF Day in June. 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!

FRI 05.26.17 Memorial Day Weekend!

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Dan T. Picking up the Sandbag for a carry!


CFM Upcoming Events

Sat & Sun, May 27th & 28th: Join us for Yoga this Memorial Day Weekend. We have Yoga Saturday 12:15 pm with Lana Wilson and Sunday 12:15 pm with Will Milne. Yoga at CFM is a combination of slow flow, yin and restorative postures with a focus on position, breath, and relaxation of the mind and body. Free trial for first time visitors and friends and family guests are welcome! Click here for more details and to join us for Yoga!

Yoga with Will


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 Regional 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.

Thursday, June 22nd: 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 May BAF Day! We look forward to the next BAF Day in June. 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!

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. 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


And coming Saturday...

“Jungle Race”

3 Rounds: Teams of 3
200m Medball carry 2x (20/14)
4x30ft Broad jumps to targets (6/4ft)
4 Rope climbs**
4x30ft Balance foot hand crawl
100m farmers carry 2x (m = 70/135, w = 50/95)
20 Tire flips
20 Slam ball toss (20/15 at 8/4ft)
12 Burpee wall jumps (48”)

**Must wear long socks or pants to protect shins/legs on rope climbs.

All reps and distances are team totals. 2 team members may be working at the same time.
Post time for team to complete WOD. Ex: 24:10 Rx.


Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Lana Wilson

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Will Milne

TUES 05.23.17 “Lurong Total”

By | Lurong Summertime Challenge, WOD | No Comments

Earn your fitness
#doordonot


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- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Will Milne
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

“Lurong Total”

2 Minutes Max Reps Deadlift (m = 95/185/275, w = 65/115/175)
Rest 1 Minute
2 Minutes Max Reps Back Squat (m = 45/135/225, w = 35/85/145)
Rest 1 Minute
2 Minutes Max Shoulder to Overhead (m = 45/95/185, w = 35/65/115)

Use racks for back squat. No racks for shoulder to overhead.

This workout is meant to have a strength bias, but no score is worth compromising form or safety.
Pick a weight which you can maintain immaculate form for each movement. If your form starts to break, stop. If you find that your form breaks early, stop, reset and perform the workout at lower skill level.
Make sure to consult with your coach to pick the appropriate skill level.

Post reps completed during the 6 minutes of work time. Ex: 85 L3.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 5 Worksets. Same weight all sets. 3rd set max reps.

B. 12 Minute EMOM, Alternating (45 seconds work: 15 seconds rest)
Min 1: 12 KB Front Rack Lunges (m = 16/20/24’s, w = 8/12/16’s)
Min 2: 12 Floor Wipers (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/85) (L+R=1)
Min 3: 12 Box Jumps (m = 16/20/24, w = 12/16/20)
Min 4: 40 second Elbow Plank Hold

Post load and reps for bench and total of fewest reps completed each minute of lunges, floor wipers, and box jumps.
Ex: 245#, 6 reps, 36 L3.


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.

MON 05.08.17

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Scorpion Stretch


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)

A. Back Squat: 3 sets of 5 worksets. All sets at the same weight. Max reps on 3rd set.

B. 5 Rounds [15 Minute Time Cap]
4 1-arm Kettlebell Front squats Left Arm**
4 1-arm Kettlebell Front squats Right Arm**
30 Situps

**Kettlebell Weight
m = 16/20/24
w = 8/12/16
L1/L2/L3+ = Overhead Squat

Post load and reps for squat and time for WOD. Ex. 335#, 8 reps, 12:10 L2+

And coming tomorrow...

A. “Lead Foot”

4 Minute AMRAP
27 Cal Row
27 Burpees
27 Chest-to-Bar Pull-ups
Rest 4:20

4 Minute AMRAP
21 Cal Row
21 Burpees
21 Toes-to-Bar

Rest 4:20
4 Minute AMRAP
15 Cal Row
15 Burpees
15 Pull-ups

B. Cash Out [Not For Time]:
2 Rounds
60 Double Unders**
25 Situps (L1) / 25 Situps w/ (20/14) (L2) / 25 GHD Situps (L3)

**Scale DUs to DU+Singles 30 reps/set, Speed Step 1:1, Singles 1:1

Post reps for each AMRAP. Ex: 89/84/90 Rx.

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 04.18.17

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Kenny


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- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Will Milne
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Back Squat: 3 sets of 5 worksets. All sets at the same weight. Max reps on 3rd set.

B. 12 minutes as many rounds as possible (AMRAP):
200m Run
7 Pullups (Rx+ = C2B)

Post load and reps for squat and rounds and reps for AMRAP. Ex: 330#, 8 reps, 7+6 Rx+.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Push Press: In 12 minutes workup to a heavy set of 3.

B. 4 Rounds for time [8 Minute Time Cap]:
4 Hang Power Clean (m = 115/155, w = 85/105)
8 Shoulder to overhead (m = 115/155, w = 85/105)
12 Pushups

Post load for press and time for WOD. Ex: 215#, 6:10 Rx+.

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.

Wednesday, Apr 19th: Lurong Info and Smoothie Session at CFM 6PM. Learn more about the Lurong challenge and how you can improve your nutrition and fitness in this 5 week program. Details about recipe book, meal plan, calculating macros, diet tracking, and how accountability and community will keep you on track for your 2017 goals. "Summer never looked so good!"

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 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!!