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THUR 07.27.17 Bring A Friend Day!

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Coach Travis asking the question of the day


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
4p: Open Gym- Brianna
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8p: Weightlifting- Brianna

Workout of the Day (WOD)

This week we have a partner WOD Bring-A-Friend (BAF) Day. This is a beginner friendly, all levels, partner WOD so look to invite a friend, family, or co-worker to come check out CrossFit Midtown and get in a great workout! We’ll be teaching the deadlift as it’s one of the foundational movements (see video).

A. Deadlift: Every 30 seconds for 6 minutes: 1 Deadlift 80% of 5 RM

B. 5 Rounds For Time: Partner WOD
(20/18/16) Cal Row**
15 Situps w/ Medball (20/14)
20 Partner Medball Chest Pass (20/14) 6ft
15 Kettlebell Deadlift (24’s/16’s)

All reps are team totals and the reps and rounds may be partitioned anyway. **Partner maintains a plank position with toes on the Medball while other partner does row. Men = 20 cal, M/F teams = 18, and Women = 16 per round.

Post weight for deadlift and time to complete WOD. Ex: 285#, 11:47 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Hang Clean: In 16 minutes work up to a heavy hang clean (may be squat or power).

B. 5 Rounds For Time: [15 minute time cap]
4 Hang Squat Clean (95/65)
4 Kettlebell Clean & Press Right Arm (24/16)
4 Kettlebell Clean & Press Left Arm (24/16)
9 Ring Dips

Post load for clean and time for WOD. Ex: 255#, 7:53 Rx

CFM Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 2nd and 9th Mobility Nights with Dr. Jackie Varnum. Mobility Night is at 6:30pm and group classes will run on the half hour. This will be a 2 part series going over mobility for CrossFit Athletes. This first session will focus on the shoulder and overhead movements. Athletes will use banded distraction to increase range of motion and then use muscle activation and movement reinforcement to improve stability/mobility in the overhead press and overhead squat.

Saturday, August 12th: 31 Heroes WOD. Heats will begin at 9am through 12pm with CFM BBQ to follow. Join us for this annual charity event to support the families of fallen soilders and to provide treatment and awareness for veterans with PTSD and TBI. Click here for event details and to donate for this great cause! #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember

TUES 07.18.17

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Coach Tina


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- Ellen
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Will Milne
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Weighted Pullups: 5 sets of 3 reps. Worksets all at the same weight. Max reps in final set.

B. Double AMRAP (as many rounds as possible):
3 minute AMRAP
10 Wallball shots 10ft (20/14)
10 Toes to bar
1 minute rest
3 minute AMRAP
10 Cal row
10 Lateral rower burpees
1 minute rest
REPEAT

Post load and reps for pullups, and total reps completed. Ex: 45# 6 reps, 274.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Front Squat: In 12 minutes work up to a heavy weight (85% 1RM Clean) complex of:
1 Clean + 1 Front Squat

B. For Time [25 minute time cap]:
400m Run
45 Double Unders**
15 Front Squat (m = 95/135/185, w = 65/95/125)
45 Double Unders
800m Run
45 Double Unders
15 Front Squat (m = 95/135/185, w = 65/95/125)
45 Double Unders
400m Run

**Scale DUs: (DU+Singles) 20 reps, Speed Step 1:1, Singles 1:1

Post weight for complex and time to complete WOD.
Ex: 195#, 14:43 L2


CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, July 27th: 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 June BAF Day! We look forward to the next BAF Day in July. 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!

#workouttoremember


Saturday, August 12th: 31 Heroes WOD. Heats will begin at 9am through 12pm with CFM BBQ to follow. Join us for this annual charity event to support the families of fallen soilders and to provide treatment and awareness for veterans with PTSD and TBI. #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember

WED 07.05.17

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Damon and Jonathan. Ready, set, ...ROW!!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
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: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. 12 minutes every minute on the minute (EMOM):
(40 seconds work / 20 seconds rest)

1st: Max Rep Speed Step (R+L=1)
2nd: Max Rep Double Unders
3rd: Elbow Plank Hold

B. 3 Rounds for time [15 minute time cap]
25 Toes to bar
20 Hand Release Pushups
20/15 Cal Row

Post total reps of speed step and DU. Post time to finish WOD. Ex: 203, 227, 8:21.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Cleans: In 15 minutes complete 6 sets 1 rep working up in weight.
70-75-80-85-87-90%

B. 3 Rounds For Time [15 minute time cap]:
15 Power Clean (m = 65/95/125/155, w = 45/65/85/105)
400m Run

Post load and type of clean and time to finish WOD.
Ex: 235# Squat Clean, 9:34. L4


CFM Upcoming Events

Monday, July 10th:"Own Your Eating" Nutrition Workshop at CFM from 6-8pm.

Thursday, July 27th: 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 June BAF Day! We look forward to the next BAF Day in July. 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!

Saturday, August 12th: 31 Heroes WOD. Heats will begin at 9am through 12pm with CFM BBQ to follow. Join us for this annual charity event to support the families of fallen soilders and to provide treatment and awareness for veterans with PTSD and TBI. #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember

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
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

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 06.01.17

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Havin' that good feelin' after finishin' a tough character buildin' WOD


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
8p: Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Shoulder Press: 3 sets of 5. Worksets. Rest 2-3 minutes between sets.

B. 5 Rounds [18 Minute Time Cap]
21 Slamballs (20/15)
15 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12/9 Cal Row
Rest 1 minute between rounds

Post load and reps for press and time for WOD. Ex: 135#, 7 reps, 15:33 Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Front Squats: 5 sets of 3 reps working up to heavy set of 3. Rest 2-3 minutes between sets.

B. 3 Rounds of:
2 minutes as many repetitions as possible (AMRAP):

5 Front Squat (50% Part A.)
5 Pullups
5 Toes To Bar
5 Power Clean (50% Part A.)
2 minute rest between each 2 minute AMRAP.

Re-start each AMRAP on Front Squats.

Post 3 Rep Max Front Squat, total reps from 3 rounds of AMRAP and load.
Ex: 285#, 164 @ 145#


CFM Upcoming Events

Friday-Saturday, June 2nd-4th: Atlantic Super Regionals is Fri/Sat/Sun 9am-4pm each day. We will only have a 7, 8am class, and 9:15am Yoga on Saturday 6/3 and then will be heading down to watch the top athletes compete for a spot at the CrossFit Games.

Thursday, June 22nd: 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.

FRI 05.26.17 Memorial Day Weekend!

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Dan T. Picking up the Sandbag for a carry!


CFM Upcoming Events

Sat & Sun, May 27th & 28th: Join us for Yoga this Memorial Day Weekend. We have Yoga Saturday 12:15 pm with Lana Wilson and Sunday 12:15 pm with Will Milne. Yoga at CFM is a combination of slow flow, yin and restorative postures with a focus on position, breath, and relaxation of the mind and body. Free trial for first time visitors and friends and family guests are welcome! Click here for more details and to join us for Yoga!

Yoga with Will


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 Regional 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.

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!

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. 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


And coming Saturday...

“Jungle Race”

3 Rounds: Teams of 3
200m Medball carry 2x (20/14)
4x30ft Broad jumps to targets (6/4ft)
4 Rope climbs**
4x30ft Balance foot hand crawl
100m farmers carry 2x (m = 70/135, w = 50/95)
20 Tire flips
20 Slam ball toss (20/15 at 8/4ft)
12 Burpee wall jumps (48”)

**Must wear long socks or pants to protect shins/legs on rope climbs.

All reps and distances are team totals. 2 team members may be working at the same time.
Post time for team to complete WOD. Ex: 24:10 Rx.


Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Lana Wilson

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Will Milne

TUES 05.09.17

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Adam


CFM Upcoming Events

Registration for Lurong Summertime Challenge with team CFM! 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.

**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- 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. “Lead Foot”

4 Minute AMRAP
27 Cal Row
27 Burpees
27 Chest-to-Bar Pull-ups
Rest 4:20

4 Minute AMRAP
21 Cal Row
21 Burpees
21 Toes-to-Bar

Rest 4:20
4 Minute AMRAP
15 Cal Row
15 Burpees
15 Pull-ups

B. Cash Out [Not For Time]:
2 Rounds
60 Double Unders**
25 Situps (L1) / 25 Situps w/ (20/14) (L2) / 25 GHD Situps (L3)

**Scale DUs to DU+Singles 30 reps/set, Speed Step 1:1, Singles 1:1

Post reps for each AMRAP. Ex: 89/84/90 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. “Big Clean Complex”
6 Sets:
High Hang Squat Clean – Hang Squat Clean – Squat Clean – Push Press
High Hang Squat Clean – Hang Squat Clean – Squat Clean – Push Jerk
High Hang Squat Clean – Hang Squat Clean – Squat Clean – Split Jerk
*Each set consists of completing all 12 reps without dropping the bar. Rest as needed between rounds

B. Bulletproof Shoulders
Side Plank Rev-Fly 20x/side
Mod Pushup Y-hold (15 sec hold) 4x/side "Palm facing down"
Scapular Pushups 15x
T's (on a box) [5 reps + Overload] 4x "Thumbs up"
W's (on a box) [5 reps + Overload] 4x "Pinkies up"
Side Ext Rot. w/ 5# plate 15x/side

Post weight for each set. (f) indicates failed attempt.
Ex: 135/155/185/195/205f/135