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THUR 07.23.15 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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Chris mid jump on a double under

Chris mid jump on a double under


31Heroes WOD Hosted by CrossFit Midtown

Sign up to participate in the WOD on Saturday, August 1st from 9am-12pm. This WOD was created specifically to honor the 30 men and one dog that gave their lives for our country on August 6, 2011. It is 31 minutes long—one minute in remembrance of each hero. For more details of the event, WOD description, Open & Scaled divisions, heat times, and to register & donate click here.
#WorkoutToRemember

#WorkoutToRemember


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
11a: 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)

This week we have a partner WOD for Bring-A-Friend (BAF) Day. This is a beginner friendly, all levels, partner WOD so look to invite a friend, family, or co-worker to come check out CrossFit Midtown and get in a great workout! We’ll be teaching the deadlift as it’s one of the foundational movements.


A. Deadlift: Every 30 seconds for 6 minutes: 1 Deadlift 80% of 5 RM

B. 5 Rounds For Time: Partner WOD.
(20/18/16) Cal Row**
15 Situps w/ Medball (20/14)
20 Partner Medball Chest Pass (20/14) 6ft
15 Medball Deadlift (20/14)

All reps are team totals and the reps and rounds may be partitioned anyway. **Partner maintains a plank position with toes on the Medball while other partner does row. Men = 20 cal, M/F teams = 18, and Women = 16 per round.

Post weight for deadlift and time to complete WOD. Ex: 285#, 11:47 Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Hang Clean: In 16 minutes work up to a heavy hang clean (may be squat or power).

B. 5 Rounds For Time: [15 minute time cap]
4 Hang Squat Clean (95/65)
4 Kettlebell Clean & Press Right Arm (24/16)
4 Kettlebell Clean & Press Left Arm (24/16)
9 Ring Dips

Post load for clean and time for WOD. Ex: 255#, 7:53 Rx

MON 07.13.15 CFM Movie Screening for ANT-MAN!

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Be Big! CFMers on Saturday for the ANT-MAN WOD.

Be Big! CFMers on Saturday for the ANT-MAN WOD.

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
7:30pm: ANT-MAN Screening for CrossFit Midtown. Details click here.

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: In 16 minutes work up to a 5 rep max.

B. 6 Rounds: (40 seconds work : 20 seconds rest)
Row for Cal
Air Squat

Post load for Deadlift, total cal and total wallballs: 415#, 125, 180

And coming tomorrow...

A. 10 minutes every minute on the minute (EMOM)
2 Hang Power Snatch (75% of 1 rep max)

B. Teams of 2:
5 Rounds for Time [14 minute Time Cap]

10 Hang Power Snatch (m = 75/95, w = 55/65)
10 Box Jumps Overs (24/20”)

Rounds and reps are individual totals. Each team has one barbell and one box. Both athletes may be working at the same time on snatch and jumps. Time is finished when both partners have finished 5 rounds.

Post load for Snatch. Post time to finish WOD. If time capped post total reps (20 reps per round). Ex: 165, 6:55 Rx+

THUR 07.02.15

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July 4th Holiday Schedule

Thursday 7/2: 6,7am classes,8am open gym, 12pm, 5,6pm classes.
Friday 7/3: Closed for Observance of Independence Day.
Saturday 7/4: 10am class only. Captain America WOD.
Sunday 7/5:10am class, 11am open gym.

Zach getting work done on the tire

Zach getting work done on the tire

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Power Cleans: Every minute on the minute 1 Power Clean (80% of 1 RM) for 8 minutes.

B. Group WOD: In teams of 2-6 complete 20 reps per person for each of the following movements:
Toes to bar
Deadlift (315/275/225)**
Tire Flips
Box Jumps (24/20) Step downs only

[20 minute time cap]. May be completed in any order and partition the reps any way. All athletes may be working at the same time. Each member of the team must complete a minimum of 10 reps of each movement. **For Deadlift male teams 315, mixed teams 275, and female teams 225.

Post load for power cleans and time to finish group WOD. If time capped post ratio of reps completed:
Ex1: 115, team of 2: 12:12 T2R
Ex2: 215, team of 5: 375 out of 400 reps = 94% Rx


And coming Saturday...4th of July!!

Captain America Partner WOD
20 Minute AMRAP
4 Jab-jab-cross-elbow-elbow-knee-knee
6 Archer pullups (3 per side)
8 Overhead Walking Lunges with plate (45/25)
200m run
20m Sled push (100/50)

Partners alternating each round. All reps are per person. Tape hands / use gloves for boxing. Wear red, white, and blue.

Post total rounds and reps completed. 200m and 20m sled push are each 1 rep (20 reps/round).
Ex: 9+8 Rx.

TUES 06.30.15

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Squat Meditation. Darcy practicing squats with eyes closed focusing on gripping the floor and lowering slowly into the bottom position.

Squat Meditation. Darcy practicing squats with eyes closed focusing on gripping the floor and lowering slowly into the bottom position.

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Veronica Lewinger
Sign up for Tuesday Yoga next week on 7/7 today while spots are open! Click here!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Clean & Jerk: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy weight of the complex:
1 Hang Power Clean
1 Push Jerk

B. “Bring DT Up”
5 Rounds (2 minutes work : 1 minute rest)

(m = 155/185, w = 105/125)
12 Deadlift
9 Hang Power Clean
6 Push Jerk
{As Many reps as possible in remaining 2 minutes}: Back Squat

Post weight of complex and total reps of Back Squat for 5 rounds. Ex: 245#, 35 Rx+


And coming tomorrow...

A. Weighted Pullup: 3 sets of 7. All sets at same weight. Max reps on 3rd set.

B. 3 Rounds for Time:
200m Run
30 Mountain Climbers**
30 Kettlebell Swings (16/12kg)
Rest 1 minute between each round.

**Mtn Climbers: (L+R = 1 reps). Post load and max reps for weighted pullups. Post time to complete 3 rounds. Ex: 45# 10 reps, 10:14

THUR 06.25.15 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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Gracie & Dan

Gracie & Dan

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: 3 sets of 5 reps. 60% of 5RM. Rest 2 minutes between sets.
Beginner Tempo: (2-0-2-2)*
Advanced Tempo: (3-0-½-1)**
*2 seconds up. 2 second hold. 2 second negative. 0 seconds at the bottom (touch-and-go).
**½ second up. 1 second hold at top. 3 second negative. 0 seconds at the bottom (touch-and-go).

B. Partner WOD
3 Rounds (all reps are per person)
250m Row
200m Run
6 Toes to rings
8 Ring Rows
10 Russian Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12 Tandem Burpees

To start each round of the partner WOD each partner does a 250m Row and a 200m run. While one is rowing the other runs and then they switch. Only when both are finished both row and run, one partner starts on the first triplet while one rest. They alternate and then start the 12 Tandem Burpees (doing a double high five each rep).

Post load for deadlift and time to complete WOD. Ex: 245#, 16:21 Rx


And coming tomorrow...

A. 12 minutes every minute on the minute (EMOM):
(30 seconds work: 30 seconds rest)
ODD: 1 Set of Max Consecutive Jump Rope (singles, continuous single+DU, or DU)
EVEN: Overhead Squats (OHS) (m=95:135 / w=65:95)

Score total Jump Rope from each round and total OHS. Ex: 205 DU, 34 Rx

B. Medball Bocce Ball!

TUES 06.16.15

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Coach Tom working with Sarah on the rope climb foot clamp: J-hook.

Coach Tom working with Sarah on the rope climb foot clamp: J-hook.

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: In 18 minutes work up to a 5 rep max.

B. 8 minutes as many rounds and reps as possible (AMRAP) of:
5 Wallball Shots (20/14) 10ft target
5 Sumo Deadlift High Pull (32/24kg)

Rest 1 minute. Then at minute 9:00:
500m Row for Time.

Post load for Deadlift. Post total reps completed in 8 minutes and then time for 500m Row.
Ex: 385#, 116, 1:28


And coming tomorrow...

A. Power Clean: 8 minutes. Every minute on the minute 2 Power Clean. Workups.

B. 5 Rounds
3 Hang power clean (m=120:155 / w=85:105)
10 Box Jumps (24/20)
3 Hang power clean
10 Medball Power Slams (20/14)

Post load for Power Clean and time to complete rounds. Ex: 215#, 9:21 Rx+

MON 06.01.15

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Front squats and partner handstand holds

Front squats and partner handstand holds

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

>A. Deadlift: 5 Rep Max in 15 minutes

B. 4 Rounds For Time [16 minute time cap]
8 Deadlift (155/105)
10 1-Arm Kettlebell Snatch (alternating arms) (24/16kg)
12 Burpees
Rest 1 minute between rounds

Post load for 5 rep max and total time for 5 rounds (includes rest). Ex: 375#, 11:47

And coming tomorrow...

A. Weighted Pullup: 5 sets of 4. All sets at same weight. Max reps on final set.

B. "Firefly"
8 minute AMRAP:
5 Power Clean (95:135 / 65:95)*
10 Toes to Bar
15 Air Squats

Rest until 10 minute mark. Then...

2 minute AMRAP:
7 Front Squat (95:135 / 65:95)
3 Burpees

Rest 2 minutes

2 minute AMRAP:
7 Burpees
3 Front Squat (95:135 / 65:95)

*(men Rx:men Rx+ / women Rx:women Rx+)

Post load and max reps for weighted pullups. Post total reps from each AMRAP.
Ex: 55# 5 reps, 148, 30, 37, Rx+.