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THUR 01.12.17

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Brad

Brad


Upcoming CFM Events

Thursday, Jan 12th:Registration for the 2017 Open begins on Thursday! 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.

Monday, Jan 16th:Registration ends for the Lurong Resolution Challenge on Monday. Sign up now!! 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.
Join the Lurong Resolution Challenge with team CFM!

Join the Lurong Resolution Challenge with team CFM!


Thursday, Jan 19th: 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)!

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: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Travis

Workout of the Day (WOD):

A. Deadlift: 5 Rep Max.

B. 10 Minute EMOM (Every minute on the minute):
ODD: 4 Deadlift (75% of 5RM) + Max Double Unders
EVEN: Max Reps Strict Pull-Ups

Post load for Deadlift and reps for DU’s and Pullups. Ex: 410#, 210, 43 at 315# Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Snatch Complex: In 15 minutes working up to a heavy complex:
Hang Power Snatch
Power Snatch

B. 12 Minute AMRAP:
15 Power Snatches (75/55), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
15 Power Snatches (95/65), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
15 Power Snatches (115/80), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
15 Power Snatches (135/95), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
AMRAP Power Snatches (155/105) in Time Remaining

Post load for Snatch Complex and total reps for WOD. Ex: 185, 122 Rx.

MON 12.26.16

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FNL 2016. Registration for the 2017 CrossFit Open begins in January!

FNL 2016. Registration for the 2017 CrossFit Open begins in January!


Today's schedule

8a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
9a: Open Gym- Stacy

Workout of the Day (WOD)

Teams of 2 [18 Minute Time Cap]
10 Rounds Total - 5 Rounds Each Partner

5 Deadlifts (m = 135/185/225, w = 95/125/155)
10 Toes to Bar
15 Air Squats

Partners complete full rounds before alternating.

Score total time to complete WOD. Ex: 13:44 L3.

Holiday Travel Workout 4

Complete for time with a running clock:
50 jumping jacks
Then, accumulate 4 minutes in a plank hold (time spent resting doesn't count or time with hips below or above parallel doesn’t count either!). Rest as much as needed between sets of plank hold.
50 hollow rocks

Post total time for WOD. Ex: 8:48 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Weighted Pullups: 3 sets of 5 reps. Max reps 3rd set.

B. 3 Rounds: [17 Minute Time Cap]
500 Meter Row
12 Burpees
21 Box Jumps (24/20) (step downs only)

Post load and reps for Pullups and time for WOD. Ex: 55#, 7 reps, 12:24 Rx.

Holiday Travel Workout 5

7 Rounds For Time:
7 weighted front squats
7 burpees

For squats use any item that weighs more than 5#. A backpack loaded with heavy books or suitcase full of clothes is a good substitute for a 20/14# medball.

Post weight used for squats and time to comments. Ex: 40# Dumbbell, 6:48.

WED 12.21.16

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Jeannette

Jeannette


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- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Hang Power Clean: 7 sets of 1. Workups.

B. "Team DT"
In Teams of 2, 12 minute AMRAP:
12 Deadlifts (m = 95/120/155, w = 65/85/105)
9 Hang Power Cleans
6 Jerks

Partners Complete Full Rounds.

Post load for clean and rounds and reps for DT. Ex: 265#, 10+15 L3

And coming tomorrow...

A. Jump Rope:
3 attempts: 1 minute max speed step (R+L=1)
Rest 3 minutes between attempts

B. 21-15-9-15-21 Rep Rounds [22 Minute Time Cap]
Cal Row
Pushups
40 Speed Step after each round (R+L=1)

Post max speed step and time for WOD. Ex: 95, 14:08 Rx.

THUR 12.15.16 CFM Star Wars: Rogue One Premiere Tonight!

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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."


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
7p: **Class Cancelled**
9p: Star Wars: Rogue One Premiere!!

Workout of the Day (WOD):

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

B. 3 Rounds [9 Minute Time Cap]
7 Deadlift (m = 115/185/255, w = 85/135/175)
35 Air Squats
7 Dumbbell Strict Press (m = 25/35/50’s, w = 15/25/35’s)**

**(L2/L3+ = Strict Handstand Pushups)

Post load for Deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 425#, 6:08 L3.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Snatch Complex: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy complex of:
1 Hang Power Snatch
1 Power Snatch (1 sec pause 1 inch below knee)

B. 15 Minute AMRAP
12 Box Jumps (m = 20/24/30, w = 16/20/24)
9 Power Snatch (m = 65/95/115, w = 45/65/85)
6 Chest to Bar Pullups (L2/L3+ = Bar Muscle Ups)

Post load for Snatch and total rounds+reps for AMRAP. Ex: 145#, 4+16 L3.

May the force be with you!

May the force be with you!


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, Dec 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!

Join us for this Charity WOD on Sunday 12/18 at 11am.

Join us for this Charity WOD on Sunday 12/18 at 11am.

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.

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!!

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!!

FRI 11.11.16 “AV HERO WOD” On Saturday!!

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Overhead squat you must!

Overhead squat you must!


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!!

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Banded Deadlift: In 15 minutes work up in weight to a heavy set of 5.
@ 93% of 5RM

B. 15 Minute AMRAP
60 Double-unders*
30 Wallballs**
15 Deadlifts (m = 115/185/245, w = 85/125/165)

*Scale DUs to DU+Singles 30 reps/rd, Speed Step 1:1, Singles 1:1

**Wallball Levels
L1 = 10# to 9ft, 6# to 8ft
L2 = 14# to 10ft, 10# to 9ft
L3 = 20# to 10ft, 14# to 10ft

Post load for deadlift and rounds and reps for AMRAP. Ex: 165#, 3 + 92 L3

And coming Saturday...

“AV HERO WOD”

Staff Sergeant Alex A. Viola U.S. Army Special Forces (1984 - 2013)

Staff Sergeant Alex A. Viola
U.S. Army Special Forces
(1984 - 2013)


25 Minute AMRAP
3-6-9-12-15-18-21-... ascending by 3 reps each round
THRUSTERS (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
PULL-UPS**
OVER THE BAR BURPEES

**Scale the pullups to kipping singles 1-2-3-4-... ascending by 1 rep each round, or to barbell pullups 1:1, or ring rows 1:1.

Score is total reps completed. Ex: 298 L3.

Staff Sgt. Alex Anthony Viola, 29, of Keller, Texas, died Nov. 17, 2013, of wounds received from an improvised explosive device in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. He is survived by his parents and sister. – DE OPPRESSO LIBER –

Saturday Schedule

08:45a: Doors Open
09:30 Heat 1 (09:00-10:00)
10:15 Heat 2 (09:45-10:45)
11:00 Heat 3 (10:30-11:30)
12:15 Yoga- Monica Miller. Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule

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