WORKOUT OF THE DAY

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TUES 06.06.17

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Coach Michael warming up with air squats

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- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Will Milne
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Workout of the Day (WOD)

“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.

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 minutes as many rounds and reps as possible (AMRAP) of:
5 Double Unders (+5 per round for completing unbroken)**
5 Hang Power Snatch (m = 45/65/75, w = 35/45/55)

**If Double unders (DUs) are completed unbroken, ADD 5 DUs per round. Otherwise no bonus. After a maximum of 3 failed attempts at unbroken the athlete must accrue a total of 5 Double Unders before going to Snatch. If able to complete 5 DUs unbroken, continue to 10 next round, and 15 in the next and so on. Stay at the same DU reps each round if unable to complete unbroken in 3 attempts. Example:
5-10*-10-15-20-25*-25*-25-30-… (*) = Double Unders not completed unbroken in these rounds
5 Hang Power Snatch each round.

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

THUR 05.25.17 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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#tbt Ellen on L-sit Dead Hang Hold

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.

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

Workout of the Day (WOD): Bring-A-Friend Day!!

A. L-sit Hold: In 15 minutes practice L-sit hold progressions and complete 1 max L-sit Hold for time.

B. “Helen” [15 Minute Time Cap]
3 Rounds
400m Run
21 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12 Pullups**

**Scale to Barbell Assisted Pullups 1:1, Ring Rows 1:1

Post time for L-sit and time for the WOD. Ex: 22 sec, 10:14 Rx.

And coming tomorrow…

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

WED 03.18.15

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Get those hips singing a happy tune

Get those hips singing a happy tune

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Weighted Pullups: 3 sets of 5. Work sets. Max reps on the final set.

B. 2 Rounds of 8 minute AMRAP
OPEN: 400m run
As many repetitions as possible (AMRAP) in remaining time
–8 Sumo-deadlift high pulls (24/16kg)
–12 AbMat Situps
Rest 2 minutes and repeat

Post load and reps for pullups and total reps from 2 AMRAPs (ex: 53#, 7 reps, 194 Rx)

And coming tomorrow…

A. Power Clean: Every minute on the minute (EMOM) 2 Power Clean for 10 minutes. Touch and Go.

B. 17 minutes as many rounds as possible (AMRAP):
(1 minute work : 1 minute rest)
3 Power Clean (135/95)
7 Bar-Facing Burpees

Every other minute on the minute, continue the AMRAP where you left off each interval. If ended on 4th Burpee, continue next interval with 5th Burpee.

Post load for power clean and total rounds and reps for AMRAP. Ex: 210#, 95.

TUES 02.17.15 Baseline

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Snatch practice: Forget the scoreboard and the clock and focus on technique.

Snatch practice: Forget the scoreboard and the clock and focus on technique.

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Casey
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Casey
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Kelly
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Kelly
8p: Open Gym- Kelly

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Baseline:
500m Row
40 Air Squats
30 Situps
20 Hand release pushups
10 Pullups

B. Overhead Squat: 3 sets of 5 at 70% of 1 rep max. Rest 3 minutes between sets
Accrue 2 minutes L-sit hold on rings or parallettes.

Post time for Baseline and load for OHS. Ex: 4:12 Rx, 175#.

And coming tomorrow…

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

Post time to complete WOD: 7:48 Rx

MON 02.02.15

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Team WOD. Rowing, Cindy, and Situps.

Team WOD. Rowing, Cindy, and Situps.

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Overhead Squat: In 15 minutes working up to a heavy single

B. Teams of 2. For Time Complete:
60 Chest-to-bar pullups
60 Cal row
15 Synchronized Overhead Squats (95/65)**
10 Synchronized Overhead Squats (115/80)
5 Synchronized Overhead Squats (135/95)

All reps are team totals. One partner working at a time for pullups and row. **For synchronized squats partners must be in the bottom of the squat at the same time and meet at hip extension at the top for the rep to count.

Post load for Overhead Squat and time for WOD. Ex: 215#, 12:40 Rx.

And coming tomorrow…

A. Barbell Complex: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy complex of:
1 Snatch
1 Clean & Jerk
1 Thruster

B. Teams of 2. For Time [20 minute time cap]:
40 Burpee Box Jump (20”)
30 Snatches (m = 120/155, w = 85/105)
40 Burpee Box Jump (20”)
30 Clean and Jerks (m = 120/155, w = 85/105)
40 Burpee Box Jump (20”)
30 Thrusters (m = 120/155, w = 85/105)

All reps team total. One partner working at a time and partners may share reps any way.

Post load for Complex and time for WOD: 185#, 15:20 Rx+.

THUR 01.22.15 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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Teamwork makes dream work

Teamwork makes dream work

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD): Bring-A-Friend Day!

A. Weighted Pullups: 3 sets of 5 reps. Worksets. Max reps final set.

B. 24 Minute EMOM (Every minute on the minute):
Teams of 2 or 3
Station 1 – 5 Pullups, 10 Pushups, 15 Air Squats
Station 2 – Max Calorie Row
Station 3 – 25 Abmat Situps

Athletes start at different stations. Rotating on the minute, score is total calories on the rower.

Post load and reps for pullups and total Cal on row for team.
Ex: 53#, 7 reps, 324 (team of 3) Rx.

And coming tomorrow…

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

B. 3 Rounds:
15 Deadlift (225/155)
15 Kettlebell Push Press (24’s/16’s)

Post load for Bench and reps and time for WOD. Ex: 245#, 8 reps, 9:48 Rx.

WED 12.31.14 New Years Eve!

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Deadlift and box jump combo. Potent work for posterior chain .

Deadlift and box jump combo. Potent work for posterior chain .

Holiday Schedule

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Wed: 6, 7am Class, 8am Open gym, 12pm, no evening classes
Thur: New Years Day! Gym Closed
Fri: Resume regular schedule

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Kelly
Evening Classes Cancelled

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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 Cindy
60 Double-Unders, 3 Rounds of Cindy
40 Double-Unders, 2 Rounds of Cindy
20 Double-Unders, 1 Round of Cindy
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

And coming tomorrow…New Year’s Day!

Gym Closed

Holiday Travel Workout 6

7 Rounds For Time:
7 weighted front squats
7 burpees

For squats use any item that weighs more than 5#. A backpack loaded with heavy books is a good substitute for a 20/14# medball. Post weight used for squats and time to comments.