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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!!

THUR 04.13.17

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Darcy


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- Ellen
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8p: Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

8 Rounds For Time [24 Minute Time Cap] 3 Bodyweight Back Squats
10 Pushups
200m Run

Post load for back squat and time for the WOD.
Ex: 14:45 (200#) Rx


And coming tomorrow...

A. Power Clean: Complete 5 sets of 2 reps. 70-75-75-80-80. This is not touch and go. Reset after each rep. Complete 1 set every 3 minutes.

B. 3 Rounds For Time [15 Minute Time Cap]
12 Power Cleans (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/95)
12 Pullups (L2/L3+ = C2B)
12 Jerks (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/95)
12 Situps with D-ball (20/15)

Post load for clean and time for the WOD. Example 240#, 11:20 L3

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.

**Save the date**
Saturday, May 20th: CFM 5th Anniversary!!


FRI 03.31.17 Open BBQ Sunday!

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Coach Bri completing Open Workout 17.5!


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. Back Squat: In 15 minutes working up to a 3 rep max.

B. 12 Minute AMRAP
12 Burpees
12 Pullups (Rx+ = C2B)
12 Slamballs (20/15)

Post load for squats and rounds for AMRAP. Ex: 290#, 4+18 Rx+.

And coming Saturday...

CFM Closed Saturday

Richard "BoFlex" Bowen


Saturday, Apr 1st: Join the Atlanta CrossFit and Yoga community as we bid farewell to coach and instructor Richard Bowen in the way that we all knew him...as a leader in our FitFam Community. Though his physical life here on earth is no longer, his spirit, dreams, and legacy will live on through each of us forever. On Saturday we celebrate that!! Hosted at CrossFit Atlanta (200 Permalume Pl NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318) starting at 10 AM. There will be team conditioning, there will be Yoga by Mandy Wright Wenson, there will be Dance Hall Reggae, there will be food, drinks & fellowship, and a presentation to honor Richard! CrossFit Midtown will be closed on Saturday. Please join the CFM Staff as we workout and do yoga in remembrance.

Saturday Schedule

9a: Doors open at CrossFit Atlanta
10a: RichBoFlex Partner WOD
11:30a: Yoga
12:30p: Presentation to honor Richard

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12p: CFM Open BBQ!

Sunday, Apr 2nd: CFM BBQ in celebrating the CrossFit Games Open coming to a close!! CFM will be grilling out hamburgers and chicken sausages, but please feel free to bring whatever meats you would like us to grill. We will be providing cider, beer and win, but BYOB if you wish. The sides will be pot luck. There is a sign up sheet at the front desk to sign up for sides and desserts. Games, raffled prizes, and fun! Bring your friends and family as everyone is welcome! We are excited to celebrate a job well done and get to hang out with everyone!

Upcoming Events

Monday, Apr 3rd: Early Registration for Lurong Summertime Challenge. 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.

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.

MON 03.20.17

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#backtobusinessmonday Coach Anthony


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- 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: 3 sets of 5 reps. Worksets. Max reps final set.

B. 7 minutes as many rounds as possible:
40 Double Unders
21 Kettlebell Swings (m = 24/32kg, w= 16/24kg)
12 Toes To Bar

Post load and reps for squat and rounds and reps for AMRAP: Ex: 305#, 8 reps, 4+20 Rx+.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Rope Climbs: 8 minutes every minute on the minute 1 rope climb
**Wear long socks or pants to protect your shins when climbing rope.

B. 5 Rounds For Time [15 minute time cap]
15 Cal Row
10 Hand Release Burpees
6 Dumbbell Hang Squat Clean (m = 35/50/70’s, w = 25/35/50’s)

Post time for WOD. Ex: 11:10 L2.

Who is excited about BAF, the Open, and FNL at CFM!? Week get it all this week!


Upcoming Events

Thursday, Mar 23rd:Bring-A-Friend Day! Join CFM for an all levels beginner friendly partner WOD. Invite a friend, family, or co-worker to join you for your workout. Contact us to reserve a spot in class for your friend!

Friday, Mar 24th: Week 5 of the CrossFit Games Open Continues at CFM this week! We will be hosting exciting matchups of our coaches and top athletes along with the those at the top of the leaderboard for the scaled division.

We will have cold beverages and food...everyone is welcome to bring something to share. Please spread the word that we want everyone in the gym to enjoy FNL as we close out the open season with this event called "The Finale!" Doors open at 7pm and first heat kicks off at 7:30pm.

MON 02.27.17

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Christine


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- 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: 3 sets of 5. Worksets. Same weight each set. Max reps on final set.

B. 4 Rounds For Time [15 Minute Time Cap]
20 Wall Balls (20/14)
15 Toes to bar
10 Hand Release Pushups (Rx+ = Handstand Pushups)

Post load and reps for sqaut and time for WOD. Ex: 185#, 7 reps, 10:12 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Box Jumps: 4 Box jumps every minute on the minute for 6 minutes (w/ step downs).

B. For Time:
Open: 500m Row

Then... 4 Rounds:
8 Box Jumps (30/24) (w/ step downs)
12 Kettlebell swings (24/16kg)

Close: 500m Row

Post height for box jumps and time for WOD. Ex: 39”, 8:19 Rx.


Upcoming Events

Friday, Mar 3rd: The 2017 Open Continues in week 2! 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. This week we take on 17.2!

Sunday, Mar 5th: CFM Bunch Social 11am catered by Flying Biscuit!.

Wednesday, Mar 8th:3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. Click here to sign up!

MON 01.30.17

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Paul

Paul


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 reps. Worksets. Max reps on the final set.

B. 3 Rounds [15 Minute Time Cap]:
15 Toes To Bar
25 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
60 Double Unders

Rx+= 5 Ring Muscle-Ups to start each round

Score load and reps for back squat and time to complete WOD. Ex: 335#, 8 reps, 10:45 Rx+.

And coming tomorrow...

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

B. “New Year Test 2.0”
7 Minute AMRAP
5 Front squats (m = 65/95/155, w = 35/65/115)
7 Bar-facing burpees

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

Performance Tips:
This workout is a repeat of the "Holiday Blast" at CFM from 12/30/2016 but slightly modified (ie 1 minute longer, slightly lighter weight). For our athletes you can use this workout as an opportunity to see how much you have improved and should go to bet your previous score by 1 more full round. This workout has three levels for the weights so choose the skill level that will challenge you and that you can keep moving. If you need to break up the sets of front squats, you might consider dropping to a lower skill level.

Upcoming CFM Events

Thursday, Feb 9th: Mobility Night with Dr. Jackie Varnum at 6pm. This will be the 2nd session of a 2 part series going over mobility for CrossFit Athletes. This 2nd session will focus on the shoulder and both front rack/overhead mobility through increased range of motion, muscle activation, and movement reinforcement.

Thursday, Feb 23rd: The 2017 Open begins! 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. Click here to register for the open and join Team CFM.