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MON 08.24.15

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CFM Team SouthernWODspitality at the 3rd Annual Dog Days of Summer Competition

CFM Team SouthernWODspitality at the 3rd Annual Dog Days of Summer Competition


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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

B. Tabata It Again:
8 rounds each movement (20 seconds work : 10 seconds rest)
Double Unders
Pushups
Row for Cal
Double Unders

Post load and reps for Back Squat and total reps for each movement. Ex: 240#, 8 reps, 210, 55, 74, 188 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Power Clean: 10 minutes every minute on the minute 1 Power Clean. 80% of 1 rep max.

B. 3 Rounds for Time [12 minute Time Cap]
7 Power Clean (m = 95/120/155, w = 65/85/105)*
5 Front Squat
3 Push Jerk
15 Toes to Bar
Rest 1 minute between rounds

*3 levels of weights designated (L1 / L2 / L3). Select the weight that will be challenging but that you can do unbroken for the barbell complex (~70% of part A).

Post max load for Power Clean and time to complete WOD. Ex: 185#, 8:35 L2.

THUR 08.13.15 Lurong Living Championship Challenge at CFM!

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3, 2, 1, Go! Wallball shots at the stat of the WOD

3, 2, 1, Go! Wallball shots at the stat of the WOD


CFM Fall Lurong Living Championship Challenge

The Challenge starts on Monday, September 14th and now is the time to jump on board! Early registration is $29.95 and closes this Sunday, August 16th so sign up today to participate. Click here to learn more and register: select CrossFit Midtown.

There is something in all of us that hungers for victory, to know in our heart that we have what it takes to be a champion. The Lurong Living Championship Challenge provides the opportunity for you to prove it to yourself. Whether you want to be a champion in your fitness prowess or to be the champion of your own health, this is your time. The Championship Challenge provides the structure, accountability, resources, education, and competition that you need to achieve your goals and become a champion.

Challenge tracks your diet, progress in achieving your diet and fitness goals, body composition, weight, key lifestyle markers, workout performance, and improvements. Whether your goal is to lose a few lbs., improve your diet, or looking to bump your performance to the next level, the Championship Challenge is built for you.

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The Championship Challenge combines diet, fitness, and accountability for the CrossFit community. Click here to unleash your inner Champion!

The Championship Challenge combines diet, fitness, and accountability for the CrossFit community.
Click here to unleash your inner Champion!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
11a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Travis

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 = 75/95, w = 55/65)
7 Air Squats
**At end of 1st minute and every minute on the minute 5 Burpees (Rx+ = 7 Burpees).

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

And coming tomorrow...

A. Deadlift: 5 sets of 2 reps. Working up to heavy set of 2 touch and go. Start at 80% of 1 RM deadlift. Rest 2 minutes between sets.

B. Rep Rounds Ladder for 10 Minute AMRAP
3-6-9-12-15-18-21-24-...
Ring Rows
AbMat V-Ups
6 Deadlift (225/155)

Post final load for deadlift and total reps completed in AMRAP. Ex: 375#, 208 Rx

FRI 08.07.15

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Cheering on their teammates to the finish line. Our workout is finished when everyone is done.

Cheering on their teammates to the finish line.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Tom
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Tom

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Back Squat: In 15 minutes work up to a 3 Rep Max.

B. 25-20-15-10-5 Reps Rounds of: [20 minute time cap]
Air Squats
Hand Release Pushups
Situps
200m Sprint Each Round

Post load for squat and time to complete rep rounds. Ex: 375#, 11:15 Rx

And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD
4x200m Baton Relay
40 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
20 Deadlift (m = 185/225, w = 125/155)
60 T2B
20 Deadlift (m = 185/225, w = 125/155)
40 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
4x200m Baton Relay

One partner working at a time. All repetitions are team totals. Partners must alternate the 200m runs. Use a baton for the relay exchange. For the other movements repetitions may be partitioned any way.

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 17:25 Rx+

Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller

Sunday Schedule

10a: All Levels CrossFit- Dyer
11a: Competition Practice/Open Gym- Dyer
12:15p: Yoga- Annie Harbison

TUES 06.30.15

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Squat Meditation. Darcy practicing squats with eyes closed focusing on gripping the floor and lowering slowly into the bottom position.

Squat Meditation. Darcy practicing squats with eyes closed focusing on gripping the floor and lowering slowly into the bottom position.

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Veronica Lewinger
Sign up for Tuesday Yoga next week on 7/7 today while spots are open! Click here!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Clean & Jerk: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy weight of the complex:
1 Hang Power Clean
1 Push Jerk

B. “Bring DT Up”
5 Rounds (2 minutes work : 1 minute rest)

(m = 155/185, w = 105/125)
12 Deadlift
9 Hang Power Clean
6 Push Jerk
{As Many reps as possible in remaining 2 minutes}: Back Squat

Post weight of complex and total reps of Back Squat for 5 rounds. Ex: 245#, 35 Rx+


And coming tomorrow...

A. Weighted Pullup: 3 sets of 7. All sets at same weight. Max reps on 3rd set.

B. 3 Rounds for Time:
200m Run
30 Mountain Climbers**
30 Kettlebell Swings (16/12kg)
Rest 1 minute between each round.

**Mtn Climbers: (L+R = 1 reps). Post load and max reps for weighted pullups. Post time to complete 3 rounds. Ex: 45# 10 reps, 10:14

MON 06.08.15

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Hope working on her strict pullups with barbell variation

Hope working on her strict pullups with barbell variation

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8p: Power Lifting/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
OPEN: 10 Man-Makers 2x(16/12kg)
3 Rounds
20 Situps
10 Box Jumps (24/20”) (step downs only)
CLOSE: 10 Man-Makers 2x(16/12kg)

Post load and max reps for final set. Post time to complete WOD.
Ex: 330# 6 reps, 7:53 Rx


And coming tomorrow...

A. Snatch Complex: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy complex without dropping the bar.
1 Power Snatch
1 Hang Squat Snatch

B. “Escape Velocity”
10 Minute AMRAP
5 Double Unders (+5 per round for completing unbroken)*
5 Hang Power Snatch (75/55)

*If Double unders (DUs) are completed unbroken, +5 DUs per round. If athlete has 3 failed attempts at unbroken DUs, then there is no bonus and athlete must accrue a total of 5 Double Unders before going to Snatch. If able to complete 5 DUs unbroken in a round, continue to 10 next round, and again to 15, and so on. Stay at the same DU if unable to complete unbroken in 3 attempts, but must still complete total reps before going to Snatch. Example:
5-10-10-15-20-25-25-25-30-... Double Unders
5 Hang Power Snatch

Post load for Snatch complex and total number of Double Unders completed in 10 minutes.
Ex: 175#, 387

THUR 06.04.15 Bear Complex

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Hold that bar and watch me do T2B

Hold that bar and watch me do T2B

Today's schedule

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

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 (120/85)
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: 175#, 11:40 Rx.
Ex2: 95#, 72 cal.


And coming tomorrow...

"8 Cubed"
Complete 8 Rounds for Time of: [24 minute time cap]

8 Bar-facing burpees
8 Air Squats
8 AbMat Situps
8 Power Clean (75/55)
8 Push Press (75/55)
8 Jumping Lunges (Alternating. 4 each leg)
8 Pushups
8 Barbell Lateral Hops

Post time to complete 8 rounds. If time cap is reached, post total reps.
Example 1: 18:10 Rx.
Example 2: (24:00) 501 reps Rx.

WED 05.20.15 CrossFit Total

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The CrossFit Total is the sum of the best of three attempts at the squat, the press, and the deadlift, the three most effective lifts in existence for developing and testing functional strength. Done correctly, the CrossFit Total (CFT) is perhaps our best tool for telling us the things we need to know about a very important aspect of our training. Mark Rippetoe outlines why we do the CFT, the rules for the CFT, and th standards for each lift... Click here to read more: CrossFit Total "The CrossFit Journal" by Mark Rippetoe

Yoga on Saturday's with Monica

Yoga on Saturday's with Monica

Today's schedule


6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Casey
8p: Open Gym- Casey
8-8:30p: Goal Setting & Reflection- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)


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

Post load for each lift and CrossFit Total (CFT). Ex: 255#, 140#, 395#, (790#)

And coming tomorrow...


“Mary Ann”
5 Rounds
7 Handstand Pushups
14 Pistols
21 Double Unders

Post time to complete WOD: 7:48 Rx