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TUES 11.14.17

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Ryan hollow position hold on the pullup bar


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

A. 7 Rounds For Time [20 Minute Time Cap]:
12 Thrusters (m = 45/65/75, w = 35/45/55)
9 Toes to bar
200m Run with Medball (m = 10/14/20, w = 8/10/14)

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 13:40 L3

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

And coming tomorrow...

“Barbara” [37 Minute Time Cap]:
L3
5 rounds, each for time of:

20 Pull-ups
30 Push-ups
40 Sit-ups
50 Squats

Rest precisely three minutes between each round.

Post times for each round. Ex: 2:45, 2:55, 3:18, 3:30, 3:28 L3.

L2 Intermediate
5 rounds, each for time, of:
10 Pull-ups
20 Push-ups
30 Sit-ups
40 Squats
Rest 3 minutes between rounds.

L1 Beginner
4 rounds, each for time, of:
10 Ring rows
15 Push-ups
20 Sit-ups
25 Squats
Rest 3 minutes between rounds

TUES 11.15.16 “Nasty Women”

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Jeannette and Ashley leading the team on the run.

Jeannette and Ashley leading the team on the run.


The Girls

Many have asked, “Why are the workouts named after Girls?” According to the National Weather Service theuse of “short, distinctive given names in written as well as spoken communications is quicker and less subject to error” than “more cumbersome” identification methods, so since 1953 storms have been assigned female given names. Coach Glassman, the founder and President of CrossFit explained it best. “I want to explain the workout once and then give it a name. I thought that anything that left you flat on your back, looking up at the sky asking ‘what just happened to me?’ deserved a females name. Workouts are just like storms, they wreak havoc on towns.”

Only by repeating workouts can we confidently measure our progress. We’ve chosen to repeat those workouts most challenging, formative, and expressive of the CrossFit fitness ideal, and these ladies fit the bill. These workouts come with a blend of elegance, simplicity, form, and impact. They can be nasty! But they get the job done, making us fitter as we improve our performance.

The Girls! Workouts with a blend of elegance, simplicity, form, and impact. They can be nasty! But they get the job done, making us fitter as we improve our performance.

The Girls! Workouts with a blend of elegance, simplicity, form, and impact. They can be nasty! But they get the job done, making us fitter as we improve our performance.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Brianna
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Jackie
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Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. “Nasty Women”
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

And coming tomorrow...

A. Clean: In 18 Minutes work up to a 1 Rep Max

B. Shoulder Press: In 12 Minutes work up to a 5 Rep Max

C. 2 Minute AMRAPs. Rest 30 seconds between each set:
400m Run + Max Doubles
400m Run + Max Speed Step (R+L=1)
300m Run + Max Double Unders
300m Run + Max Speed Step (R+L=1)

Post load for clean and press and total reps of jump rope. Ex: 305#, 158#, 152 Rx.

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!!

TUES 11.08.16 GO VOTE!!

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CFM Partner Teams from Graveyard Games Team Competition.  Podium spots for CFM for 1st place Men's Rx, 2nd place Men's Scaled, 2nd place Women's Scaled, and 3rd Place Women's Novice division!!

CFM Partner Teams from Graveyard Games Team Competition. Podium spots for CFM for 1st place Men's Rx, 2nd place Men's Scaled, 2nd place Women's Scaled, and 3rd Place Women's Novice division!!


We want you to GO VOTE!!
And workout today!
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Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Brianna
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Jackie
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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]:
125 Double Unders**
50 Situps (L1) / 50 Situps w/ (20/14) (L2) / 50 GHD Situps (L3)
75 Double Unders
25 Situps (L1) / 25 Situps w/ (20/14) (L2) / 25 GHD Situps (L3)

**Scale DUs to DU+Singles 50-35 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
Demo of Big Clean Complex [video] *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
Demo of Shoulder Routine [video]


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


Upcoming CFM Events

Saturday, Nov 12th:"AV HERO WOD" 9-11:30am. We'll be running heats every 40 minutes starting at 9:30am. Complete the WOD with a partner and hang out afterward for a cold beverage.
Sunday, Nov 13th:CFM Powerlifting Workshop & Info Session from 6-7pm.
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!
Friday, Dec 16th: CFM Holiday Party 7-11pm. Save the Date!!

WED 09.16.15

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#squateveryday

#squateveryday


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. 6 Rounds:
9 Medball Squat Clean (20/14)
200m Run
Rest 1 minute b/t rounds

CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie Foucher demonstrates the medicine ball clean.

B. Cash Out (Not for time)
100 Double Unders or 40 (Double + Single) or 100 Speed Step
20 Candlestick Holds to straddle stretch
Accrue 1 minute in L-sit dead hang hold

Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 11:30 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Front Squat: In 16 minutes work up to a 3 rep max

B. 11 minutes As many rounds as possible (AMRAP):
10 Kettlebell swings (24/16kg)
20 Cal Row
30 Situps

Post load for Front Squat and total rounds + reps completed in AMRAP. Ex 285#, 5+26 Rx..

THURS 10.3.13 Beka’s CFMakeover Goals

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My goals for the CFMakeover

By Coach Beka
My goal for the challenge isn't as black & white as just gaining muscle or leaning out. It's a little of both. I'm excited about this challenge because it's unlike any of the ones I've done in the past...it's not just nutrition and we aren't all doing the exact same thing. This is where we get to choose what WE want out of it and how disciplined we will be to get there.
My goals are: Eat mostly paleo: very clean, non-processed food. I've done strict paleo before and leaned out more than I wanted. I'm a borderline hard gainer. There will occasionally be a piece of gluten-free bread or white potatoes in my meal.
Limit "open meals" to twice a week: Even in those I will stay gluten-free and dairy-free.
CrossFit 5x per week & yoga at least 1x a week
Limit alcohol to one day a week: No sugary mixers, no shots. Liquor with soda water or wine.
Eight hours of sleep a night: Coaching most of the morning classes makes this a challenge, but I will do my best to be asleep at 9:15 the night before coaching.
Increase back squat max, deadlift max and max strict ring dips.
Get into a regular supplement routine: Take nighttime recovery, fish oil and post-workout protein.

I want to feel better, look better, sleep better & eat better...not just for October, but on a maintainable level. #LBN

cfm_helen (6 of 17)Coach Beka during the Summer 2013 To Helen Back Challenge.

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Cassie
8p: Beginner CrossFit - Cassie
8:15p: Yoga - Samantha

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: 3x5 work-ups
B. 4 rounds for reps: :30 work, :30 rest- 1. Rope climbs 2. Wall balls 3. KB/DB russian twists 4. Row for max calories

And coming tomorrow...FRIDAY FUN!

Buy in: 200m run
THEN: 50-40-30-20-10 reps of:
Lateral hops (over parallette)
Walking Lunges
Sit Ups
Double Unders
THEN: 20-15-10-5
Burpees
American kettlebell swings 53/35#
Lateral box jumps 24/20
THEN cash out: 200m run


THURS 9.12.13 – CFMakeover save the dates

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CFMakeover Save the Dates:

Our October lifestyle challenge is three weeks away! Mark your calendars for these important dates & register today.
Mark your calendars:
  • Pre-Challenge Huddle - Sat, Sept 28 at 10a
  • Prelims testing - Oct 1, 2 & 3*
  • Paleo Supper Club at Caramba Cafe - Fri, Oct 4 (instead of Oct Happy Hour)
  • Finals testing - Oct 29, 30 & 31*
  • Awards & Halloween party - Thurs, Oct 31
*Alternate testing dates can be arranged.

Is the CFMakeover a "paleo challenge"?

Lots of people are asking whether you have to eat a strict paleo diet during this challenge. YES... as much as possible, we recommend you clean up your diet to see dramatic results in 30 days! BUT, the challenge is less about being perfect and more about creating new, healthy habits. So make it what you want. Set goals before the month starts, stick to them, and you'll get results.
Some examples: Eat strict paleo 6 days a week. Cut back alcohol consumption to 1x a week (OR do a whole SOBERtober). Eliminate gluten. Eliminate sugar. Avoid processed foods. Sleep eight hours a night. Do mobility work daily. Train regularly. Work hard in the gym. Meditate daily. Visit the farmer's market each week. Plan, shop and prepare meals every Sunday. Bring lunch to work 3x a week. Try one new recipe each week. Take fish oil daily. Look amazing in your Halloween costume.
AND THE LIST GOES ON... We've got FIVE CFMers signed up already. What are your goals for the challenge? Post in the comments below.

Cost: $40 for CFMembers (Gold: $34, Silver: $36); $50 Friends & Family. REGISTER NOW!

photo-6 copyAnne loves rope climbs!

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Cassie
8p: Beginner CrossFit - Cassie
8:15p: Yoga - Samantha

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Bench press: 4x4 workups
B. For time: BUY IN: 3 rope climbs, then
30-20-10 of
Russian kettlebell swings
Lateral hops
Abmat sit ups
then, CASH OUT: 3 rope climbs

And coming tomorrow...

A. 10 min snatch skillwork
B. 10 min muscle up skillwork
C. "Amanda"
9-7-5 reps of-
Muscle up
Snatch* 135/95

*Full squat snatch