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FRI 05.19.17 Happy 5th Anniversary CFM!!

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Celebrating 5 Years!


CFM 5th Anniversary!!

Saturday, May 20th: CFM is turning 5!!!! Come celebrate with us as we indulge in food, drinks and fun on Saturday, May 20th. Food and beverages will be provided, and this year will be catered by the always amazing Urban Pl8!!!

Thank you for being such an amazing community of folks! Excited to celebrate this awesome time with all of you!

Darcy


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- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Grace [8 Minute Time Cap]
30 Clean & Jerk for time (135/95)

B. 3 x 500m Row: Rest 1-2 minutes between row.
For every second difference than your time for first 500m Row complete 1 burpee before continuing to next row.

Post time for Grace and time for 1st 500m row + total burpees completed for time difference per each following row. Example: Grace 2:12 Rx, 500m Row 1:48+12

And coming Saturday...

“Kessel Run 500”
10 Minute AMRAP
Max distance meters row

Every 500m athlete must stop and complete:
3 deadlifts (m = 155/205/315, w = 105/155/215)
30 double-unders**

**Scale Doubles to DU+singles 10 reps, speed step 1:1, singles 1:1.

Score = Total meters rowed + deadlifts and double-unders completed in last partial round. Ex: 3 complete rounds, plus 3 deadlifts = 1500+3 L3

Saturday Schedule

9:00a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
9:50a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10:40a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12-4p: 5th Anniversary Party!

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Neal
12:15p: Stretch & Mobility- Michael

MON 04.10.17

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Rene


Upcoming CFM Events

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!!


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Clean & Jerk: In 15 Minutes complete 3 sets of 3 (75% of 1 RM)

B. “Row & Go”
4 Rounds:
Min 1: 1 Round of Strict Cindy
Min 2: 15/12 Calorie Row
Min 3: AMRAP Clean and Jerks (m = 75/95/135, w = 55/65/95)

Post load for clean & jerk and reps for AMRAP. Ex: 245#, 36 L3

And coming tomorrow...

A. Double Unders: 1 Minute Max Reps

B. “Down Under” [25 Minute Time Cap]
3 Rounds:
50 Double-unders
20 Wallballs**

50/40 Calorie Row

2 Rounds:
50 Double-unders
20 Wallballs

35/30 Calorie Row

1 Round:
50 Double-unders
20 Wallballs

20/18 Calorie Row

**Wallballs Levels (L1/L2/L3)
(m = 10# to 9ft / 14# to 10ft / 20# to 10ft, w = 6# to 9ft/10# to 9ft/14# to 10ft)

Post reps for Double Unders and time for WOD. Ex: 108, 18:10 L3.

MON 02.13.17 1st Quarterly Progress Checks!

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Brad


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. Olympic Total: 1 rep max Snatch followed by 1 rep max Clean & Jerk

B. 1 Minute Max Cals Airdyne

Post max load for Snatch and C&J and total cal. Ex: 185#, 275#, 32

And coming tomorrow...

“Lurong Chipper”
10 Minute AMRAP:
Complete as many reps and rounds as possible:

15 Snatch
20 Deadlift
25 Box Jump Overs (m = 20/24/30, w = 12/20/24)
20 Hand Release Pushups**
15 Thrusters

Barbell weight:
(m = 45/95/115, w = 35/65/75)

**L1 scale to incline pushups at 24/30””

Post rounds and reps from AMRAP. Ex: 1+48 L2.

Upcoming CFM Events

Thursday, Feb 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!

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.

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

THUR 02.09.17 “Macho Man”

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Coach Peach leading a wall squat stretch

Coach Peach leading a wall squat stretch


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: Mobility Night- Dr. Jackie Varnum
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8p: Oly Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD):

A. Clean & Split Jerk: 5 sets of 2. Working up to heavy set of 2.

B. "Macho Man"
Every Minute On The Minute for as Long as Possible:
3 Power Cleans
3 Front Squats
3 Jerks
(m = 95/135/185, w = 65/95/135)

*If you complete 10 rounds, add one rep to each movement for each additional minute. For example minute 11 would be 4 Power Cleans + 4 Front Squats + 4 Jerks. Minute 12 would be 5 of each, and minute 13 would be 6 of each.

Post load for Clean & Split Jerk and rounds and reps completed. Ex: 235#, 7+7 L3

And coming tomorrow...

A. Deadlift: In 15 Minutes work up to a heavy set of 2. 90% of 1RM.

B. “Dead Sprint”
Rep Rounds For TIme [6 Minute Time Cap] 15-12-9-6-3 Deadlift (m = 115/185/275, w = 75/135/215)
5-4-3-2-1 Muscle Ups**

**Level 2 = 15-12-9-6-3 Ring Dips
Level 1 = 15-12-9-6-3 Straight Leg Bar Dips

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 375#, 5:12 L3.

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: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!

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.

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

FRI 12.09.16 “Grace”

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Anna finishing the press with active shoulders just behind the ears, arms straight, and knuckles to the sky.

Anna finishing the press with active shoulders just behind the ears, arms straight, and knuckles to the sky.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Grace [9 Minute Time Cap]
30 Clean & Jerk for time (135/95)
**Scale to 65% of 1RM Clean & Jerk

B. 3 Rounds Not For Time:
500m Row
15 Situps
For every second difference than your time for first 500m Row complete 1 extra situp in addition to the 15 before continuing to next row.

Post time for Grace and time for 1st 500m row + total situps completed (include 15/round).
Example: 2:10 Rx, 1:48, 53 Situps


And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD: “Three Strikes”
Teams of 2
30-20-10:
Row for Calories, Lateral Barbell Burpees
30-20-10
Power Snatch (m = 75/95/115, w = 55/65/80), Toes to Bar
30-20-10
Thruster (m = 75/95/115, w = 55/65/80), 3-2-1x 200 Meter Run

All reps are team totals. 1 partner working at a time. Partners may alternate sets of 200m run each round after Thrusters in last couplet. 1 partner running at a time.

Score time to complete WOD. Ex: 25:20 L3.

Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller. Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule: Bring-A-Friend Day!!

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Alexis Story. Click here to reserve

Upcoming CFM Events

Sunday, Dec 4th and 18th: 9-11am Weightlifting Workshop this a 2 part series setting the foundation for the snatch and clean & jerk for our Olympic Lifting Class & Programming starting Sunday, January 8th, 2017!

Monday, Dec 5th-11th: 4th Quarterly Progress Checks (QPC4) this week! We’ll have standard WODs and be re-testing Grace, CrossFit Total, Mary Ann, Baseline Plus, and Snatch & Go

Sunday, Dec 11th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day 9 and 10am. 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)!

Thursday, Dec 15th: Star Wars: Rogue One Premiere Night for CFM! Wear your Star Wars costume or shirt and join us for a 9pm showing at Midtown Arts Cinema. Tickets available soon and more details posted on the Announcements Board.

**Save the Date!**
Friday, Dec 16th:
7-11pm CFM Holiday Party!!

Sunday, Dec 18th:Urban Perform "Give the Gift of Health" Benefit WOD 11am-12pm. 1st heat at 11:20am and 2nd heat at 11:40. Sign up online to donate to Urban Perform.

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

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!!

THUR 11.03.16

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Thursday morning crew on a Bring-A-Friend Day! The next BAF Day is Thursday, November 17th.

Thursday morning crew on a Bring-A-Friend Day! The next BAF Day is Thursday, November 17th.


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD):

A. Clean & Jerk
Complete 2 Clean + 1 Jerk complex E2MOM
1 set at 60%
1 set at 65%
1 set at 70%
2 sets at 75%

B. “Annie” [15 Minute Time Cap]
For time:
50-40-30-20-10
Double-unders
Sit-ups

Post time for WOD and load for C&J. Ex: 7:40 Rx, 205#

And coming tomorrow...

A. Overhead Squat Complex: In 15 minutes work up in weight to a heavy complex from the floor.
1 Snatch + 1 Overhead Squat
@ 80% 1RM Snatch

B. “Tootsie Roll” [15 Minute Time Cap]
For time:
Buy-in: 1,000m Row
Directly into:
21-15-9
Overhead Squats (m = 45/65/95, w = 35/45/65#)
KB Swings (m = 16/20/24, w = 8/12/16kg)

Post load for complex and time for the WOD. Ex: 165#, 12:14 L3