WORKOUT OF THE DAY

burpee kettlebell swings

MON 7.29.12 Congrats Fran Challenge winners!

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Franbelievable!

Congrats to the 20 athletes who completed CrossFit Midtown’s first PR challenge…and to everyone else who did their first Fran on Fri/Sat. You all did awesome! My mind is still blown from all the PRs. Congrats to you all on your progress. Big ups to our prize winners:
Scaled Women:
1. Anna – 60% IMPROVEMENT!!!
2. Betsy – 24.7% improvement
3. Alison – 24.5% improvement
Scaled Men:
1. Adam – 41% improvement
2. Chuck A – 39% improvement
3. Patrick – 37% improvement
Rx Men –
1. Matt C – 23% improvement
2. Drew – 20% improvement
3. Carlos – 19% improvement
Fastest Rx Man – Austin
Fastest Rx Woman – Rachel

Registration for our next challenge (this one is WORLDWIDE, in conjunction w other boxes around the world!), the Whole Life Challenge, starts next month…more details comin’ atcha this week.

Hydrostatic Body Composition testing is today! This is a great measurement to track your progress throughout your CrossFit journey. The truck will be here from 4-7 pm. Testing is $30. Pay with cash, check or CC inside the gym. There are still spots available from 5 to 5:40 and after 7pm. Sign up for a 10-minute testing appointment by emailing Alicia.

OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS

Paleo Night at Urban Pl8 – YUMMY four-course paleo meal for just $25 TOMORROW at 8:30 pm. RSVP for dinner by emailing Alicia or signing up at the gym.
31 Heroes – Sat, 8/4. Check out the link on the sidebar of this page to register.
Olympics Watch Party – Sat, August 4th, 1-5pm at Rira Irish Pub. Get to know your fellow CFMers outside the gym as we watch some Olympics coverage of weightlifting, rowing, swimming, volleyball and more.
Sunday Hooverball – it continues next week at 10am at the Piedmont Park volleyball courts.
Food as Fuel – Sat, August 11th, 12-1:30 – free to members, $25 for guests. Learn how to make
better nutrition choices, grocery shopping tips, and other ways to make eating whole foods a habit.

We had a huge crew of 25 come out for the lululemon Community WOD on Sunday…most of us are pictured here. If you didn’t make it, you missed a good one…BURPEE KETTLEBELL SWINGS anyone???

Workout of the Day

Press: 4 sets of 5, with 3:00 rest between sets
Skill work: Rope climbs
Kettlebell swings:3 sets of 21 (goal is unbroken sets); 1:00 rest between sets
Toes-to-bar:3 sets of 15 (goal is unbroken sets); 1:00 rest between sets