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FRI 04.21.17

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Ellen


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
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. Deadlift: In 12 minutes work up to 1 heavy set of 10. (Touch and go 75% 1RM)

B. 15-12-9-6-3 Rep Rounds for Time [15 Minute Time Cap]
Dumbbell Thrusters (m = 25/35/50, w = 15/25/35)
Burpees
45 Double Unders

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 335#, 10:09 L3.

And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD
20-18-16-14-12-10 Rep Rounds [24 Minute Time Cap]:

Power Clean (m = 95/135/185, w = 65/95/125)
Toes to bar
10-9-8-7-6-5 Tire flips each round

All reps are team totals. One partner working at a time. Tire flips may be partner flips.

Post time for WOD. Ex: 23:10 L2.

Saturday Schedule

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

Sunday Schedule

9a: Crossover Symmetry Workshop- Anthony
10a: Crossover Symmetry Workshop- Anthony
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Stretch & Mobility- Michael

CFM Upcoming Events

Early Registration for Lurong Summertime Challenge this week!! Register early before Monday, April 24th 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.



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.

Sunday, Apr 23rd: Crossover Symmetry Shoulder Performance Workshop. 10am and 11am sessions. Each class is capped at 8 and general registration is $25 and available to CFM Members for $10.

Monday, Apr 24th: Mobility Night with Dr Jackie Varnum at 6pm. In this session we will be going over mobility for CrossFit Athletes focusing on the shoulder for your snatch and overhead lifts as well as hanging kipping movements such as pullups, toes to bar, and muscle ups. Join Dr Jackie at CFM to improve to your overhead mobility through increased range of motion, muscle activation, and movement reinforcement and take your CrossFit performance and shoulder health to the next level!

**Save the date**
Saturday, May 20th: CFM 5th Anniversary!!

WED 04.05.17

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Pre-workout strategy session with Casey, Coach Anthony, and Lauren!


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift In 15 minutes work up to a 5 rep max.

B. Teams of 2:
5 Rounds for time [15 Minute Time Cap]:
5 Partner Deadlift (365/310/265)
20 Bar-facing Burpees
30 Situps

All rounds and reps are team totals. Rounds and reps may be partitioned any way. Both partners working at the same time on all movements. At 3, 2, 1, go… partners complete 5 partner deadlifts, then continue to burpees. Both partners working at the same time on burpees on either side of barbell (L/R offset), then advancing to the situps.

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 410#, 9:48 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

A. Rope Climbs: In 15 minutes work on rope climbing technique**

B. “Upper Hand”
20 minute AMRAP

2 Rope Climbs**
16 Pushups†
50 ft Walking Lunges

**Reminder that all CFM athletes must wear long socks or pants or leg sleeves to practice rope climbs or perform them in the WOD. Protect your shins and legs from rope burn.

† (Rx+ = 8 Strict HSPU)

Post rounds and reps for the WOD. Ex: 7 + 4 Rx.

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.



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!!

WED 03.29.17

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Jonathan and Stewart


Upcoming Events

Saturday, Apr 1st: Join the Atlanta CrossFit and Yoga community as we bid farewell to coach and instructor Richard Bowen in the way that we all knew him...as a leader in our FitFam Community. Though his physical life here on earth is no longer, his spirit, dreams, and legacy will live on through each of us forever. On Saturday we celebrate that!! Hosted at CrossFit Atlanta (200 Permalume Pl NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318) starting at 10 AM. There will be team conditioning, there will be Yoga by Mandy Wright Wenson, there will be Dance Hall Reggae, there will be food, drinks & fellowship, and a presentation to honor Richard!

Sunday, Apr 2nd: CFM BBQ in celebrating the CrossFit Games Open coming to a close!! CFM will be grilling out hamburgers and chicken sausages, but please feel free to bring whatever meats you would like us to grill. We will be providing cider, beer and win, but BYOB if you wish. The sides will be pot luck. There is a sign up sheet at the front desk to sign up for sides and desserts. Games, raffled prizes, and fun! Bring your friends and family as everyone is welcome! We are excited to celebrate a job well done and get to hang out with everyone!

Monday, Apr 3rd: Early Registration for Lurong Summertime Challenge. 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.

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

“Triple Threat”
4 minutes AMRAP
5 Deadlift (m = 135/185/275, w = 95/135/185)
9 Wall ball shots (m = 10/14/20 to 10ft, w = 6/10/14 to 9ft)

3 minutes REST

3 minutes AMRAP
7 Thursters (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
7 Kettlebell swings (m = 16/20/24, w = 8/12/16kg)

2 minute REST

2 minutes AMRAP
Burpee Pullups

Score total repetitions from each AMRAP and sum total repetitions for entire WOD
Ex: 82 + 56 + 20 = 158 L3.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Push Jerk: 3-3-3-3. 70-75-80-85%. Working up to a heavy set of 3. Rest 2-3 minutes between sets.

B. 5 Rounds For Time:
5 Shoulder to overhead (80% of Part A.)
40 Double unders

Post load for push jerk and time for WOD. Ex: 230#, 12:10 (185#)

WED 03.22.17

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Coach Stacy 1st pull of the snatch.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8p: Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Single Leg Deadlift: In 15 minutes work up to a set of 5 each leg at 60% of 5RM (10 reps total).
Demo Video []
B. Rep Rounds For Time [12 Minute Time Cap]:
15-12-9
Kettlebell Deadlift (m = 20/24/32, w = 12/16/24)
Box Jumps (24/20”) (step downs only)
Pullups (C2B = L2/L3+)

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 295#, 9:34 L2

And coming tomorrow... Bring-A-Friend Day!!

A. Front Box Squat: 3 sets of 3 reps. Worksets same weight (@ 60% of 1 rep max). Complete 1 set every 3 minutes.

B. Partner WOD [20 Minute Cap]:
400m Run + 400m Row
400m Row + 400m Run
40 Air Squats
Rest 3 minutes
200m Run + 200m Row
200m Row + 200m Run
20 Air Squats
Rest 3 minutes
4 Rounds:
10 Air Squats
10 AbMat Situps
10 Slam Balls (20/15)
10 Slam Balls Passes

At 3, 2, 1, go… 1 partner runs while the other rows and then they switch. Squat reps may be partitioned any way and squats may be completed while partner is running or rowing. All reps are team totals. Only one partner working on air squats, situps, and slams at a time.

Post load for front squat and post time for WOD. Ex: 190#, 14:50 Rx.

Who is excited about BAF, the Open, and FNL at CFM!? Week get it all this week!


Upcoming Events

Thursday, Mar 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!

Friday, Mar 24th: Week 5 of the CrossFit Games Open Continues at CFM this week! We will be hosting exciting matchups of our coaches and top athletes along with the those at the top of the leaderboard for the scaled division.

We will have cold beverages and food...everyone is welcome to bring something to share. Please spread the word that we want everyone in the gym to enjoy FNL as we close out the open season with this event called "The Finale!" Doors open at 7pm and first heat kicks off at 7:30pm.

FRI 03.17.16 Open 17.4, FNL, and St. Paddy’s!!

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Upcoming Events

Friday, Mar 17th: Week 4 of the CrossFit Games Open Continues at CFM today! We will be hosting a team event competition for Friday Night Lights this St. Paddy's Day.

We will have guiness and green cider and some traditional cornbeef and cabbage...anyone is welcome to bring their own traditional dishes to share. Please spread the word that we want everyone in the gym to enjoy this specific FNL that happens to take place on an awesome holiday. Doors open at 7pm and first heat kicks off at 7:30pm.

Thursday, Mar 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!

Stewart & Amanda facing off in the team event of 16.4 last year!


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)

"Open WDO 17.4"

Rx
Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 13 minutes of:
55 deadlifts (225/155)
55 wall-ball shots (20/14) to (10/9ft)
55-calorie row
55 handstand push-ups

Scaled
Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 13 minutes of:
55 deadlifts (135/95)
55 wall-ball shots (20/10) to (9/9ft)
55-calorie row
55 hand release push-ups

L1
Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 13 minutes of:
55 deadlifts (95/65)
55 wall-ball shots (14/10) to (9/8ft)
55-calorie row
55 incline push-ups (20”/24” incline)

Tiebreak
The scoring for this workout includes a tiebreak. Upon completion of 55 reps of each exercise, time should be marked.

Post total reps completed and tie break time. Ex: 187, 10:51 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

Team WOD

In teams of 4 to 5 complete a 4 minute AMRAP each station:
90/70# Prowler Push
180/135# Sled Pull
45/25# Plate Carry
Rest 1 minute between each station

(25m = 1 rep for each movement)

At 3, 2, 1… go, The first person on the team pushes the prowler. Teams may partition the distance any way and each time the prowler passes 25m that equals 1 rep. At 4 minutes the team rotates to the next station. At most two athletes may push the prowler. At the 2nd station, two athletes may pull the sled and at 3rd two athletes may carry the plate at a time. The course for each movement is 50m down and back = 100m total = 4 reps.

Post total reps completed from each movement and score overall total. Ex: 34, 46, 52 = 132 Rx

Head down and grind team workout on Saturday


Saturday Schedule

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

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Tina
12:15p: Yoga- Michael Click here to reserve

TUES 03.07.17

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Tuesday Night Yoga with Lana Wilson


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: 5 rep max

B. 3 Rounds For Time [6 Minute Time Cap]:
10 Kettlebell swings (32/24kg)
10 Burpee pullups

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 405#, 4:10 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Front Squat: 3 sets of 5. Worksets at the same weight. Max reps final set.

B. 5 Rounds for time [13 Minute Time Cap]:
15 Wallballs (20/14) (m = 10ft/11ft, w = 9ft/10ft)
12 Sumo Deadlift High Pull (m = 75/95, w = 55/65)
9 Push Press (m = 75/95, w = 55/65)

Post load and reps for Front Squat and time to complete WOD. Ex: 255#, 7 reps, 5:12 Rx

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Mar 8th:3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. Click here to sign up!

Friday, Mar 10th: The 2017 Open Continues in week 3! 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. This week we take on 17.3!

WED 02.22.17 Open Begins Tomorrow!

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Cary finishing the Deadlift from 16.4 FNL event.


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. Click here to sign up!

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- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8p: Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: 3 rep max

B. 5 Rounds [12 Minute Time Cap]:
10 Burpees (Rx+ = 15 Burpees)
50 Double Unders

Post load for deadlift and time to complete WOD: 10:48 Rx+


And coming tomorrow...Bring-A-Friend Day!!

A. 500m Row

B. Partner WOD:
10 minutes: Row for meters
Partner overhead plate hold (10/15/25/35/45)
**Partners may switch positions as often as needed to keep plate overhead. Once partner is off rowing machine, plate may drop below overhead to exchange.

REST 3 minutes

2 minutes as many reps as possible:
Plate Front Squats (10/15/25/35/45)

REST 1 minute

2 minutes as many reps as possible:
Burpee Plate Steps
**One plate per team. Must come to full knee and hip extension on top of plate by stepping up (no hop on/off). Both partners may be working at the same time. No requirement for arms.

Post time for 500m Row and total meters, front squat reps, and burpees for WOD
Ex: 1:36, 2225m, 58, 48. L5