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MON 12.05.16 4th Quarterly Progress Checks!!

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Su-Mei

Su-Mei


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

B. 1 Minute Max Cals Airdyne

Post weights for each lift, total, and max cals. Ex: 250#, 150#, 365#, (765#), 35

And coming tomorrow...

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

Upcoming CFM Events

Sunday, Dec 4th and 18th: 9-11am Weightlifting Workshop this a 2 part series setting the foundation for the snatch and clean & jerk for our Olympic Lifting Class & Programming starting Sunday, January 8th, 2017!

Monday, Dec 5th-11th: 4th Quarterly Progress Checks (QPC4) this week! We’ll have standard WODs and be re-testing Grace, CrossFit Total, Mary Ann, Baseline Plus, and Snatch & Go

Sunday, Dec 11th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day 9 and 10am. 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)!

Thursday, Dec 15th: Star Wars: Rogue One Premiere Night for CFM! Wear your Star Wars costume or shirt and join us for a 9pm showing at Midtown Arts Cinema. Tickets available soon and more details posted on the Announcements Board.

**Save the Date!**
Friday, Dec 16th:
7-11pm CFM Holiday Party!!

WED 11.30.16

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CFM Yoda T-shirt. "Do or do not. There is no try."

CFM Yoda T-shirt. "Do or do not. There is no try."


Upcoming CFM Events

Sunday, Dec 4th and 18th: 9-11am Weightlifting Workshop this a 2 part series setting the foundation for the snatch and clean & jerk for our Olympic Lifting Class & Programming starting Sunday, January 8th, 2017!

Monday, Dec 5th-11th: 4th Quarterly Progress Checks (QPC4). begin next week! We’ll have standard WODs and be re-testing Grace, CrossFit Total, Mary Ann, Baseline Plus, and a 5th WOD TBA.

Sunday, Dec 11th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day 9 and 10am. 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)!

Thursday, Dec 15th: Star Wars: Rogue One Premiere Night for CFM! Wear your Star Wars costume or shirt and join us for a 9pm showing at Midtown Arts Cinema. Tickets available soon and more details posted on the Announcements Board.

**Save the Date!**
Friday, Dec 16th:
7-11pm CFM Holiday Party!!

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Back Squat:
Every minute on the minute for 6 minutes 2 Back Squat at 85% of 1 RM
7th minute: Max unbroken reps.

B. 4 Rounds [16 Minute Time Cap]
10 Jerk (m = 75/100/125, w = 55/70/85)
10 Kettlebell Swings (m = 20/24/32, 16/20/24kg)
100m Sprint
Rest 1 minute between rounds

Post load and reps for back squat and time for WOD. Ex. 290#, 6 reps, 11:10 L3.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Power Snatch: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy single

B. 12-9-6 Rep Rounds for Time: [12 Minute Time Cap]
Power Snatch (m = 75/105/135 w = 55/75/95)
Ring Dips (L2/L3+ = Ring Muscle Ups)
Burpees over bar

Post load for Snatch and time for WOD. Ex 190#, 7:50 L3.

WED 11.23.16

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Ellen

Ellen


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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

B. 8 Minute AMRAP:
7 Box Jumps (m = 24/30, w = 20/24”) (step downs only)
9 Sumo Deadlift High Pulls (m = 24/32, w =16/24 kg)

Post load and reps for Squat and time to complete WOD. Ex: 195#, 7 reps , 9 + 5 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...Thanksgiving!!

Gym Closed

**Save the Date!**
Friday, Dec 16th:
7-11pm CFM Holiday Party!!

MON 11.14.16

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We all workout together. We are all on the same team. For fitness, health, and wellness. And fun workouts!

We all workout together. We are all on the same team. For fitness, health, and wellness. And fun workouts!


Upcoming CFM Events

Tuesday, Nov 15th: 5:45am-8am and 3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. The Dunk Truck will be back in November for members to be rested from September or for a 1st time test.
Sign up here for the next Dunk Truck!


Thursday, Nov 17th: 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)!

** Save the Date! **
Friday, Dec 16th:
7-11pm CFM Holiday Party!!

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
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: 5 sets of 4 reps @ 80%. E4MOM.

B. “Nasty Girls” [15 Minute Time Cap]
L1
2 Rounds*
50 Air Squats
7 Burpees
10 Hang Power Cleans (75/55#)

L2
3 Rounds
50 Air Squats
7 Burpee Pullups
10 Hang Power Cleans (95/65#)

L3
3 Rounds
50 Air Squats
7 Muscle-ups
10 Hang Power Cleans (135/95#)

*(L1+ = 3 Rounds)

Post load for squat and time to complete WOD. Ex: 265# , 10:14 L3.

Nasty Girl Demo WOD. Annie, Nicole, and Eva T [video]
The triplet was first released on CrossFit.com on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2005. It didn’t have a name then. It was just the main-site workout of the day. The video linked with it featured future Director of CrossFit Training and Certification Nicole Carroll, future 2011 and 2012 CrossFit Games competitor Annie Sakamoto, and 1992 and 1994 Olympic Games slalom skier Eva Twardokens doing the WOD with 95 lbs. This WOD triplet is the ultimate representation of a balanced CrossFit workout. It includes a gymnastics movement in the muscle-up, an Olympic lifting element in the Hang Power Clean, and a metabolic movement in the air squat. Countless people, men and women, cite this video as the reason they started CrossFit.

And coming tomorrow...

A. “Nasty Women”
L3
4 Minute AMRAP
“Fran”
21-15-9
Thrusters (95/65#)
Pull-ups
Rest 4:30

4 Minute AMRAP
“Diane”
21-15-9
Deadlifts (225/155#)
Handstand Push-ups
Rest 4:30

4 Minute AMRAP
“Grace”
30 Clean & Jerks (135/95#)

Post total reps from each AMRAP. Ex: 121, 77, 38 L3

B. Cash Out [Not For Time]
2 Rounds
30 Situps
20 Scorpions (R+L=2)
10 Candlestick to straddle stretch

MON 10.31.16 Happy Halloween!

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Squat mobility circle

Squat mobility circle


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: 3 sets of 5 reps at 80%. Max reps on 3rd set.

B. 15 Minute AMRAP
3 Rounds of
500m Row
12 Burpees
21 Box Jumps (24/20”)
Then..
AMRAP Pullups (Rx+ = Ring Muscle Ups)

Post load and reps for squat and Rounds + Reps for AMRAP.
Ex: 285#, 7 reps, 3+12 Rx+


And coming tomorrow...TUESDAY

“Bouncy House”

4 Minute AMRAP
**3 Rounds:
12 Deadlifts (95/65#)
9 Hang Power Cleans (95/65#)
6 Jerks (95/65#)
Time remaining: Max Calorie Row
Rest 4:00

4 Minute AMRAP
**2 Rounds:
12 Deadlifts (135/95#)
9 Hang Power Cleans (135/95#)
6 Jerks (135/95#)
Time remaining: Max Calorie Row
Rest 4:00

4 Minute AMRAP
**1 Round:
12 Deadlifts (155/105#)
9 Hang Power Cleans (155/105#)
6 Jerks (155/105#)
Time remaining: Max Calorie Row

**Rounds must be completed unbroken. Every time the bar is dropped or set down, the athlete must complete 5 burpees before continuing. Only after the 6th Jerk each round may the bar be set down.
L1 (m = 65-75-85, w = 45-55-65)
L2 (m = 75-95-115, w = 55-65-85)

Post total calories for AMRAPs. Ex: 122 L3


Upcoming CFM Events

Saturday, Nov 5th: CFM Team Competition at Graveyard Games hosted by CrossFit College Park. 8am to 3pm.
Sunday, Nov 6th: CFM Brunch Social & Lurong Challenge Awards 11am-12pm.
Tuesday, Nov 15th: 5:45am-8am and 3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. The Dunk Truck will be back in November for members to be rested from September or for a 1st time test. Sign up here for the next Dunk Truck!

MON 10.10.16

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Nancy and Rodrigo gettin' work done on the rower.

Nancy and Rodrigo gettin' work done on the rower.


Upcoming CFM Events

Thursday-Sunday, October 13th-16th: USA Raw Nationals Powerlifting Meet. CFM will be volunteering for this event. All Members who volunteer for 1-4 hours will receive a free admission for the week! Come watch the strongest men and women in the country at the Georgia World Congress Center over the weekend. Sign up here for general volunteer for any of the time slots any day.
Wednesday, Oct 19th: Reebox Box Crawl. The Box Crawl is an epic road trip stopping at 125 CrossFit Boxes over the course of 18 weeks. Team Reebox will hang out at CFM for the day and bring awesome stuff! Here’s a little of what they will bring: a full Nano 6 try on experience where members will be able to try on the Nano 6 for their workout, a fully stocked Reebok Recovery Bar that is loaded with Kill Cliff, Goat Tape, WOD Repair Lotion, Vita Coco, Caveman Coffee, and much more as well as a Reebok Survival Outpost packed with body wipes, hair ties, and plastic bags for your dirty gym clothes…you know, all the must haves! All CFM members are invited to to the box for this event.
Thursday, Oct 20th: Bring-A-Friend Day!! There will be an all levels partner friendly WOD. Invite a friend, family member, or co-worker to join you for the WOD.
Saturday, Oct 29th: CFM Halloween Costume Party 6-8:30pm!!
Tuesday, Nov 15th: 5:45am-8am and 3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. The Dunk Truck will be back in November for members to be rested from September or for a 1st time test. Sign up here for the next Dunk Truck!

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
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. Snatch: complete the following sets at a light weight (< 45% 1RM)
3x3 Snatch Balance
3x3 Tall Snatch

B. Back Squat: 3x5 at 80% of 1RM. Max reps on 3rd set.

C. 2 Rounds For Time [8 Minute Time Cap]
21/18 Cal Row
15 Burpees
9 Dumbbell Thrusters (m = 25/35/50, w = 15/25/35)

Post load for snatch and squat and time for the WOD.
Ex: 88#, 260#, 5:49 L2.


And coming tomorrow...TUESDAY

“The Equalizer”
9 Minute AMRAP


Level 3
12 Toes to Bar
9 Snatches (115/75)
6 Box Jump Overs (30/24”)
3 Ring Muscle Ups

Level 2
12 Anchored Toes to Bar
9 Snatches (75/55)
6 Box Jump Overs (24/20”)**
3 Burpee Pull Ups

Level 1
12 Wall Sit Ups
9 Shoulder to Overhead (45/35)
6 Box Jump Overs (12/10”)**
3 Bar Facing Burpees

**Step ups permitted for L1/L2.

This workout has been developed in collaboration with Neal Maddox to test more advanced gymnastics and plyometric movements. Pick a skill level that doesn't result in getting stuck for too long.

Post rounds and reps for the AMRAP. Ex: 3+18 L3.

THUR 10.06.16

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Maria

Maria


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: 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 across at 80%. Max reps on 3rd set.

B. 4 Rounds: [16 Minute Time Cap]
50ft Prowler Push (m = 50/100/150, w = sled/50/100)
50ft Sprint
9 Bar Facing Burpees (L2 = 12, L3 = 15)
20 Wall Situps

Post load and reps for squat and time for WOD. Ex: 285#, 7 reps, 10:58 L3

And coming tomorrow...

A. “The Last Unicorn”
Teams of 2, 25 Minute AMRAP


9 Rope Climbs*
40 Clean & Jerks
30 Pushups**
40 Power Snatches
80 Double-unders***
40 Overhead Squats

The Barbell Loading Journey
[C&J, Snatch, Overhead Squats] 1st Round (The Butterfly): m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65
2nd Round (The Magician): m = 65/85/115, w = 45/65/85
3rd Round (The Prince): m = 75/95/135, w = 55/75/95
4th Round (The Red Bull): m = 95/115/155, w = 65/85/105

All rounds and reps are team totals. Only 1 partner working at a time and partners may partition the reps any way. After completing the 1st round the weight for the barbell increases and so forth each round.

*Athletes must wear long socks or pants to climb rope. Protect your shins from rope burn. Scale to 10ft climb 1:1, seated box rope climb 1:1, floor plank climb 1:1, ring rows 4:1.
**Scale Pushups to incline parallette 12”, bench 16”, box (20/24/30)”. (L2/L3+ = HSPU)
***Scale Double Unders (DUs) to DU+singles 40 reps/round, speed step 1:1, singles 1:1.

Post rounds and reps completed. Ex: 2+24 L3

B. Trap Stretch & Smash
Barbell trapeze smash 60 seconds each side
Triple Bully trap stretch 60 seconds each side
Neck Rolls (5R/5L)

Upcoming CFM Events

Saturday, Oct 8th: 5-7pm. TransFitWorld Conference Powerlifting Meet. Special discount for CFM Members, email info@crossFitMidtown to sign up. Click here for more details and directions to the event. We will be meeting at CFM at 4:15pm to Carpool or Marta to the meet.
Sunday, Oct 9th: 8-9:30am. CFM Track Session (click for details). Meet at the track for an Aerobic Capacity Workout with Coach Travis.
Thursday-Sunday, October 13th-16th: USA Raw Nationals Powerlifting Meet. CFM will be volunteering for this event. All Members who volunteer for 1-4 hours will receive a free admission for the week! Come watch the strongest men and women in the country at the Georgia World Congress Center over the weekend. Sign up here for general volunteer for any of the time slots any day.
Wednesday, Oct 19th: Reebox Box Crawl. The Box Crawl is an epic road trip stopping at 125 CrossFit Boxes over the course of 18 weeks. Team Reebox will hang out at CFM for the day and bring awesome stuff! Here’s a little of what they will bring: a full Nano 6 try on experience where members will be able to try on the Nano 6 for their workout, a fully stocked Reebok Recovery Bar that is loaded with Kill Cliff, Goat Tape, WOD Repair Lotion, Vita Coco, Caveman Coffee, and much more as well as a Reebok Survival Outpost packed with body wipes, hair ties, and plastic bags for your dirty gym clothes…you know, all the must haves! All CFM members are invited to to the box for this event.
Thursday, Oct 20th: Bring-A-Friend Day!! There will be an all levels partner friendly WOD. Invite a friend, family member, or co-worker to join you for the WOD.
Tuesday, Nov 15th: 5:45am-8am and 3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. The Dunk Truck will be back in November for members to be rested from September or for a 1st time test. Sign up here for the next Dunk Truck!