WOD's & News

Check out what's going on at CrossFit Midtown

deadlift

TUES 06.27.17

By | WOD, Yoga | No Comments

Coach Mike training some isometric weighted pullup holds at the top.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
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. 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 = 75/115/155/185, w = 55/85/105/125)
12 Deadlift
9 Hang Power Clean
6 Push Jerk
{As Many reps as possible in remaining 2 minutes}: Front Squat

Post weight of complex and total reps of Front Squat for 5 rounds. Ex: 245#, 35 L4


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 [15 Minute Time Cap]:
200m Run
30 Mountain Climbers (R+L=1)
30 Kettlebell Swings (16/12kg)
Rest 1 minute between each round.

Post load and reps for pullups. Post time to complete WOD.
Ex: 45# 10 reps, 10:14 Rx


CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 29th: The Dunk Truck returns to CFM! Available dunk sessions are in the AM 6-9am and PM 4-8pm. Book your appoint while spots are available: Dunk Truck Book Now!

Thursday, July 27th: Bring-A-Friend Day! Thank you for everyone who invited a friend to join us and for those completing their first workout at CrossFit Midtown for the June BAF Day! We look forward to the next BAF Day in July. 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. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Saturday, August 5th: 31 Heroes WOD. Heats will begin at 9am through 12pm with CFM BBQ to follow. Join us for this annual charity event to support the families of fallen soilders and to provide treatment and awareness for veterans with PTSD and TBI. #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember

THUR 06.22.17 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

By | Bring a Friend Days, Partner WOD, WOD | No Comments

Ellen skipping high knees!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
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: Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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

B. Partner WOD
20 Minutes As Many Rounds As Possible (AMRAP):

250m Row
200m Run
6 Straight Leg Raises
8 Modified Ring Rows
10 Russian Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12 Burpees

Rounds and reps are team totals. 1 Partner working at a time on all movements. Athletes must tag to exchange who is working. A minimum of 3 burpees is required before alternating. Partners may partition the rounds and reps of other movements anyway. 250m row = 1 rep, 200m run = 1 rep.

Post load for deadlift and rounds + reps completed in AMRAP. Ex: 245#, 6+1 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, Speed Step, or DU)
EVEN: Overhead Squats (OHS) (m = 45/95/135, w = 35/65/95)

Score total Jump Rope from each round and total OHS. Ex: 205 DU, 34 L2

B. Medball Bocce Ball!

CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 22nd: 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. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Sunday, June 25th: CFM Dog Days of Brunch at 12pm at Henry's in Midtown. Join your fellow CFM Members for a nutrition brunch and social to celebrate the completion of our Lurong Nutrition challenge. Henry's is dog friendly so bring your pets with you for Brunch on the patio.

Thursday, June 29th: The Dunk Truck returns to CFM! Available dunk sessions are in the AM 6-9am and PM 4-8pm. Book your appoint while spots are available: Dunk Truck Book Now!

Saturday, August 12th: 31 Heroes WOD. Heats will begin at 9am through 12pm with CFM BBQ to follow. Join us for this annual charity event to support the families of fallen soilders and to provide treatment and awareness for veterans with PTSD and TBI. #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember

WED 06.14.17

By | WOD | No Comments

Sarah demonstrating correct positioning for double unders.


Today's schedule

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

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 Rx


And coming tomorrow...

A. Strict Handstand Pushups (HSPU): 7 Rounds of
15 seconds work: As many strict HSPU as possible. Multiple sets permitted.
45 seconds rest

B. Partner WOD [24 minute time cap]: 1 rower, 1 barbell, 1 pullup bar per team. 1st Partner starts on 250m Row, when they are finished they move to Thrusters and 2nd partner may start on row and so on completing rounds conga line style.

“Jackie Snacks”
12 Rounds (6 per person)
250m Row
10 Thrusters (45/35)
6 Pullups (Rx+ C2B Pullups)

Post total reps of HSPU and time to complete 12 rounds. Ex: 42, 16:35 Rx+.

CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 22nd: 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. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Sunday, June 25th: CFM Dog Days of Brunch at 12pm at Henry's in Midtown. Join your fellow CFM Members for a nutrition brunch and social to celebrate the completion of our Lurong Nutrition challenge. Henry's is dog friendly so bring your pets with you for Brunch on the patio.

Thursday, June 29th: The Dunk Truck returns to CFM! Available dunk sessions are in the AM 6-9am and PM 4-8pm. Book your appoint while spots are available: Dunk Truck Book Now!

TUES 05.23.17 “Lurong Total”

By | Lurong Summertime Challenge, WOD | No Comments

Earn your fitness
#doordonot


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

“Lurong Total”

2 Minutes Max Reps Deadlift (m = 95/185/275, w = 65/115/175)
Rest 1 Minute
2 Minutes Max Reps Back Squat (m = 45/135/225, w = 35/85/145)
Rest 1 Minute
2 Minutes Max Shoulder to Overhead (m = 45/95/185, w = 35/65/115)

Use racks for back squat. No racks for shoulder to overhead.

This workout is meant to have a strength bias, but no score is worth compromising form or safety.
Pick a weight which you can maintain immaculate form for each movement. If your form starts to break, stop. If you find that your form breaks early, stop, reset and perform the workout at lower skill level.
Make sure to consult with your coach to pick the appropriate skill level.

Post reps completed during the 6 minutes of work time. Ex: 85 L3.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 5 Worksets. Same weight all sets. 3rd set max reps.

B. 12 Minute EMOM, Alternating (45 seconds work: 15 seconds rest)
Min 1: 12 KB Front Rack Lunges (m = 16/20/24’s, w = 8/12/16’s)
Min 2: 12 Floor Wipers (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/85) (L+R=1)
Min 3: 12 Box Jumps (m = 16/20/24, w = 12/16/20)
Min 4: 40 second Elbow Plank Hold

Post load and reps for bench and total of fewest reps completed each minute of lunges, floor wipers, and box jumps.
Ex: 245#, 6 reps, 36 L3.


CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 25th: 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.

Monday, May 29th: Memorial Day Murph 09:00 at Piedmont Park Active Oval. CFM Gym Closed. Meet at the park in the morning for the WOD.

Monday, May 29th: CFM Brunch at 11:00 at The Nook in Midtown. Join your fellow CFM Members for a nutrition brunch and social over Memorial Day weekend.

Friday-Saturday, June 2nd-4th: Atlantic Super Regionals is Fri/Sat/Sun 9am-4pm each day. We will only have a 7, 8am class on Saturday 6/3 and then will be heading down to watch the top athletes compete for a spot at the CrossFit Games.

FRI 04.21.17

By | Partner WOD, WOD, Yoga | No Comments

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

By | Partner WOD, WOD | No Comments

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

By | WOD | No Comments

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#)