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MON 12.05.16 4th Quarterly Progress Checks!!

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Su-Mei

Su-Mei


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. CrossFit Total
1 Rep Max Back Squat
1 Rep Max Shoulder Press
1 Rep Max Deadlift

B. 1 Minute Max Cals Airdyne

Post weights for each lift, total, and max cals. Ex: 250#, 150#, 365#, (765#), 35

And coming tomorrow...

Baseline Plus [17 Minute Time Cap]
Level 3
2 Rounds
500m Row
40 Goblet Squats (24/16kg)
30 Wall Sit Ups
20 Deficit Pushups (3.5”/2.5”)
10 Strict Pullups

Level 2
2 Rounds
500m Row
40 Air Squats
30 Wall Sit Ups
20 Pushups
10 Pullups

Level 1
2 Rounds
500m Row
40 Air Squats
30 Wall Sit Ups
20 Incline Pushups (30”)
10 Ring Rows (toes under the rings)

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 11:40 L3

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!!

FRI 12.02.16 4th Quarter Progress Checks Next Week!

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Quarterly Progress Checks

Next week 12/5-12/11 is the quarterly progress checks where we retest workouts from the previous year. There will be benchmark WODs, gymnastics, or lifts each day.

Is this your first Quarterly Check-In Week?

Here's what's about to go down...
1. Retest your baseline! For one of your workouts for the week, you'll retest your Baseline. You also have the option to retest your Baseline WOD on Sunday at Open Gym on 12/4 or 12/11 from 11am-12pm OR any Open Gym during the week.
2. Goal-Setting & reflection: At the beginning of class on Mon & Tues, we'll take 5 minutes to reflect on our progress over the last three months and since the beginning of 2016. We'll look to set some goals for the next quarter. If you prefer to spend more time on goal-setting, join Mike next Thursday evening, December 8th from 7-7:30pm for a goal-setting workshop. We'll take some time to visualize what we want our future to be like, then set smaller, action steps to achieve our longer-term goals.
3. Record your results! If you haven't been doing it already, now is the time to start tracking your progress in the gym. Use the Zen Planner Phone App, or you can track through the Zen Planner web page. Or Google Docs, or old school with a journal. We have journals available at the ProShop.

It's time to put all your hard work and training to the test. Are we getting fitter? Are we healthier? Next week marks the perfect time to re-evaluate our goals and make plans with actionable steps for the next 3 months and into the 2017. If you have any questions about Quarterly Progress Checks (QPC), ask your coach at the gym or email us.

Casey

Casey


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- Anthony
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 5 reps. Worksets. Max reps final set.

B. “Resilience”
20 Minute EMOM
ODD: 15 Cal Row
EVEN: 15 Burpees

The first 2 minutes each athlete will work for 40 seconds totaling as many burpees and calories as possible. For the remaining 18 minutes you will try to match those numbers you established during the first 2 minutes.

Post load and reps for Bench and score lowest number of cals and burpees completed in a minute.
Ex: 230#, 8 reps, 12/12 Rx.


And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD: “The Mountain” [20 Minute Time Cap]
Open: 100 Double unders
3 Rounds
10 Clean & Jerk (m = 95/125/155, w = 65/85/105)
15 KB swings (m = 16/20/24, w = 8/12/16kg)
20 box jumps (m = 20/24/30, w = 12/20/24)
15 Pullups
10 HSPU

All reps are team totals. 1 Partner working at a time. Partners may partition the reps and rounds any way

Score time to complete WOD. Ex: 18:23 L3

Saturday Schedule

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

Sunday Schedule

9-11a: Weightlifting Workshop - All Levels- Anthony
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Anthony
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). begin next week! We’ll have standard WODs and be re-testing Grace, CrossFit Total, Mary Ann, Baseline Plus, and a 5th WOD TBA.

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!!

THUR 12.01.16

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Allison and Tom finishing a set of push press in the workout.

Allison and Tom finishing a set of push press in the workout.


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. Power Snatch: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy single

B. 12-9-6 Rep Rounds for Time: [12 Minute Time Cap]
Power Snatch (m = 75/105/135 w = 55/75/95)
Ring Dips (L2/L3+ = Ring Muscle Ups)
Burpees over bar

Post load for Snatch and time for WOD. Ex 190#, 7:50 L3.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 5 reps. Worksets. Max reps final set.

B. “Resilience”
20 Minute EMOM
ODD: 15 Cal Row
EVEN: 15 Burpees

The first 2 minutes each athlete will work for 40 seconds totaling as many burpees and calories as possible. For the remaining 18 minutes you will try to match those numbers you established during the first 2 minutes.

Post load and reps for Bench and score lowest number of cals and burpees completed in a minute.
Ex: 230#, 8 reps, 12/12 Rx.


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). begin next week! We’ll have standard WODs and be re-testing Grace, CrossFit Total, Mary Ann, Baseline Plus, and a 5th WOD TBA.

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!!

WED 11.30.16

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CFM Yoda T-shirt. "Do or do not. There is no try."

CFM Yoda T-shirt. "Do or do not. There is no try."


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). begin next week! We’ll have standard WODs and be re-testing Grace, CrossFit Total, Mary Ann, Baseline Plus, and a 5th WOD TBA.

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!!

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Back Squat:
Every minute on the minute for 6 minutes 2 Back Squat at 85% of 1 RM
7th minute: Max unbroken reps.

B. 4 Rounds [16 Minute Time Cap]
10 Jerk (m = 75/100/125, w = 55/70/85)
10 Kettlebell Swings (m = 20/24/32, 16/20/24kg)
100m Sprint
Rest 1 minute between rounds

Post load and reps for back squat and time for WOD. Ex. 290#, 6 reps, 11:10 L3.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Power Snatch: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy single

B. 12-9-6 Rep Rounds for Time: [12 Minute Time Cap]
Power Snatch (m = 75/105/135 w = 55/75/95)
Ring Dips (L2/L3+ = Ring Muscle Ups)
Burpees over bar

Post load for Snatch and time for WOD. Ex 190#, 7:50 L3.

FRI 11.25.16

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Alison and the Saturday morning crew

Alison and the Saturday morning crew


Today's schedule

12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
1p: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Shoulder Press: 5-4-3-2-1. Working up to a heavy single.

B. 15-12-9 Rep Rounds for Time: [15 Minute Time Cap]
Toes to Bar
Dumbbell Push Press (m = 35/50, w = 25/35)
Burpees over Erg
300 Meter Row after Each Round

Post load for Press and time for WOD. Ex: 186#, 9:49 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

"Grey Wolf"
For Time (m = 95/115/135, w = 55/70/85)
40 Power Clean
40 Air Squat
40 Bench Press
40 Double under
40 Deadlift
40 Burpees

Score is time to complete the WOD. Ex 19:30 L3.

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

Thanksgiving Schedule

Thursday
Gym Closed

Friday
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
1p: Open Gym- Michael

Saturday
9:30a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10:30a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11:45a-12:30p: Stretch&Smash Session- Michael

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

THUR 10.06.16

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Maria

Maria


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- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Travis

Workout of the Day (WOD):

A. Back Squat: 3 sets of 5 reps across at 80%. Max reps on 3rd set.

B. 4 Rounds: [16 Minute Time Cap]
50ft Prowler Push (m = 50/100/150, w = sled/50/100)
50ft Sprint
9 Bar Facing Burpees (L2 = 12, L3 = 15)
20 Wall Situps

Post load and reps for squat and time for WOD. Ex: 285#, 7 reps, 10:58 L3

And coming tomorrow...

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
Barbell trapeze smash 60 seconds each side
Triple Bully trap stretch 60 seconds each side
Neck Rolls (5R/5L)

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!

FRI 05.13.16 CFM 4th Anniversary Party Saturday!!

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School of Fitness, Community of Health & Wellness. Happy 4th Birthday CFM!!

School of Fitness, Community of Health & Wellness. Happy 4th Birthday CFM!!


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 5. Worksets. Same weight each set. Max reps 3rd Set.

B. 10 minutes as many rounds as possible (AMRAP):
6 Pullups (Rx+ = C2B)
9 Burpees
12 Sumo Deadlift High Pull (m = 24/32kg, w = 16/24kg)

Post load and reps for bench and reps and rounds for AMRAP. Ex: 235#, 8 reps, 6+9 Rx.

It's not about the speed, It's the distance.

It's not about the speed, It's the distance.


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 = 1503 for men, and 1803 for women.



Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
11-11:10a: Coach's WOD
11:15p: Yoga- Monica Click here to reserve
1p: CFM 4th Anniversary!

Sunday Schedule

10a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
11a: Open Gym- Travis
12:15p: Yoga- Annie Harbison. Click here to reserve