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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

FRI 04.28.17

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Sarah


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. Clean & Jerk: complete 5 sets of the complex increasing weight
At 60-70-75-80-85%
1 Clean
1 Push Jerk

B. “Franchise” [10 Minute Time Cap]:
21-15-9:
Push Jerks (m = 75/95/135, w = 55/65/95)
Pullups (L2/L3+ = C2B)

Post weight for complex and time for the WOD. Ex: 240#, 4:23 L3+.

And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD

Complete 3 Rounds For Time [24 Minute Time Cap]:

400m Team Run
22 Power Clean (m = 115/155/185, w = 85/105/125)
6 Rope Climbs**
50 Air Squats

**Wear long socks or pants to protect legs on rope climbs.

Reps are team totals. Only one person working at a time except the 400m is by both partners at the same time. One barbell, one rope per team.

Post time for WOD. Ex: 21:34 L2

Saturday Schedule

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

Sunday Schedule

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

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!!

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!

TUES 12.13.16

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Wallball Happiness? Achieving 150 unbroken wallballs and then after doing any workout that has wallballs with a smile. A big smile.

Wallball Happiness? Achieving 150 unbroken wallballs and then after doing any workout that has wallballs with a smile. A big smile.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Jackie
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

“Wise Men”
3 Minute AMRAP
3 Power Clean (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/95)
3 Front Squat
3 Jerk
Rest 3 Minutes

3 Minute AMRAP
3 Power Clean (m = 75/115/155, w = 55/85/105)
3 Front Squat
3 Jerk
Rest 3 Minutes

3 Minute AMRAP
3 Power Clean (m = 95/135/185, w = 65/95/125)**
3 Front Squat
3 Jerk
Rest 3 Minutes

**Athletes should select a level with ending weight that is 65% of his/her 1RM Clean & Jerk.

Score is total rounds and reps for each AMRAP. Ex: 5+4/4+3/3+1 L3.

And coming tomorrow...

A. 16 Minute EMOM:
1st: Bench Press (65% of 1 RM)
2nd: Candlesticks
3rd: Dead Hang Hold (supinated chin-up grip)
4th: AbMat Situps

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

Score fewest reps completed in the EMOM. Ex: 9 @ 195#, 8, 45 sec, 25 Rx.

Upcoming CFM Events

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 at the front desk and see Announcements Board or Event Page for details.

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

Sunday, December 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!

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.


Monday, Dec 19th:Early bird registration ends for the Lurong Resolution Challenge on Monday 12/19 at 11:59pm. Sign up now to save 33% off registration!! If you are looking to make some serious improvements to your diet and fitness so you can achieve your goals, this is your answer. Click here for more details and to join Team CFM for the challenge.

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.

FRI 10.07.16 “The Last Unicorn”

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Member of the Month Jeanette! Click here to read more about her CrossFit story.

Member of the Month Jeanette!
Click here to read more about her CrossFit story.


Upcoming CFM Events

Saturday, Oct 8th: 5-7pm. TransFitWorld Conference Powerlifting Meet. Special discount for CFM Members, email info@crossFitMidtown to sign up. Click here for more details and directions to the event. We will be meeting at CFM at 4:15pm to Carpool or Marta to the meet.
Sunday, Oct 9th: 8-9:30am. CFM Track Session (click for details). Meet at the track for an Aerobic Capacity Workout with Coach Travis.
Thursday-Sunday, October 13th-16th: USA Raw Nationals Powerlifting Meet. CFM will be volunteering for this event. All Members who volunteer for 1-4 hours will receive a free admission for the week! Come watch the strongest men and women in the country at the Georgia World Congress Center over the weekend. Sign up here for general volunteer for any of the time slots any day.
Wednesday, Oct 19th: Reebox Box Crawl. The Box Crawl is an epic road trip stopping at 125 CrossFit Boxes over the course of 18 weeks. Team Reebox will hang out at CFM for the day and bring awesome stuff! Here’s a little of what they will bring: a full Nano 6 try on experience where members will be able to try on the Nano 6 for their workout, a fully stocked Reebok Recovery Bar that is loaded with Kill Cliff, Goat Tape, WOD Repair Lotion, Vita Coco, Caveman Coffee, and much more as well as a Reebok Survival Outpost packed with body wipes, hair ties, and plastic bags for your dirty gym clothes…you know, all the must haves! All CFM members are invited to to the box for this event.
Thursday, Oct 20th: Bring-A-Friend Day!! There will be an all levels partner friendly WOD. Invite a friend, family member, or co-worker to join you for the WOD.
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!

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. "The Last Unicorn"
Teams of 2, 25 minute AMRAP


9 Rope Climbs*
40 Clean & Jerks
30 Pushups**
40 Power Snatches
80 Double-unders***
40 Overhead Squats

The Barbell Loading Journey
[C&J, Snatch, Overhead Squats] 1st Round (The Butterfly): m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65
2nd Round (The Magician): m = 65/85/115, w = 45/65/85
3rd Round (The Prince): m = 75/95/135, w = 55/75/95
4th Round (The Red Bull): m = 95/115/155, w = 65/85/105
All rounds and reps are team totals. Only 1 partner working at a time and partners may partition the reps any way. After completing the 1st round the weight for the barbell increases and so forth each round.

*Athletes must wear long socks or pants to climb rope. Protect your shins from rope burn. Scale to 10ft climb 1:1, seated box rope climb 1:1, floor plank climb 1:1, ring rows 4:1.
**Scale Pushups to incline parallette 12”, bench 16”, box (20/24/30)”. (L2/L3+ = HSPU)
***Scale Double Unders (DUs) to DU+singles 40 reps/round, speed step 1:1, singles 1:1.

Post rounds and reps completed. Ex: 2+24 L3

B. Trap Stretch & Smash
1. Barbell trapeze smash 60 seconds each side
2. Triple Bully trap stretch 60 seconds each side
3. Neck Rolls (5R/5L)


And coming Saturday...

“Cellar Door” [16 Minute Time Cap]
For time:
30 Pullups*
100m Sled Pull + 100m Run
15 Squat Cleans
200m Sled Pull + 200m Run
15 Squat Cleans
100m Sled Pull + 100m Run
30 Pullups*

Sled Weight (m = 90/135/180, w = 45/90/135)
Clean Weight (m = 75/105/135, w = 55/75/95)
*Scale pullups to Kipping Single Pullups 15 reps/set, BBAP 1:1, ring rows, 1:1.
(L2/L3+ = C2B)

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 10:34 L3+

Saturday Schedule

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

Sunday Schedule

8a: Aerobic Capacity Track Session w/ Coach Travis
10a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Alexis Story. Click here to reserve