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FRI 08.14.15 Lurong Living Championship Challenge Early Registration Weekend!

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CFM Fall Lurong Living Championship Challenge

The Challenge starts on Monday, September 14th and now is the time to jump on board! Early registration is $29.95 and closes this Sunday, August 16th so sign up today to participate. Click here to learn more and register: select CrossFit Midtown.

Rodrigo and Zach on starting on Overhead Squat Ladder

Rodrigo and Zach starting an Overhead Squat Ladder


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- Tom

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: 5 sets of 2 reps. Working up to heavy set of 2 touch and go. Start at 80% of 1 RM deadlift. Rest 2 minutes between sets.

B. Rep Rounds Ladder for 10 Minute AMRAP
3-6-9-12-15-18-21-24-...
Ring Rows
AbMat V-Ups
6 Deadlift (225/155)

Post final load for deadlift and total reps completed in AMRAP. Ex: 375#, 208 Rx

And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD: “Keep It Up”
40 Push Press (m = 45/65, w = 35/45) Top-to-Top**
3x 100m Medball Carry (20/14)
40 Wallball Shots (20/14) 10ft
20 Tire Flips
40 Box Jumps (24/20)
3x 100m Sprints
40 Thrusters (m = 45/65, w = 35/45) Top-to-Top**

**For the entire duration of the workout the barbell is held overhead. For push press and thrusters the barbell will descend to the bottom position but must immediately return to overhead (the movement starts and ends at the top). 10 jumping jack penalty per person any time the barbell is lowered (or is resting) below overhead. Partners exchange barbell overhead. All reps team totals.

Post time to complete WOD Ex. 13:55 Rx.


Saturday Schedule

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

Sunday Schedule

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

THUR 08.06.15

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31 Heroes WOD. Tina, Dave, and Nandan completing their rope climbs.

31 Heroes WOD. Tina, Dave, and Nandan completing their rope climbs.


31Heroes WOD Hosted by CrossFit Midtown

We completed this WOD on Saturday, August 1st. 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, and event pictures & to donate to the cause click here.

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- Tom
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Tom

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Jerk: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy complex
1 Push Press
2 Jerk (Push or Split)

B. 5 Rounds For Time (@ 75% of complex) [14 Minute Time Cap]
5 Deadlift
4 Hang Power Clean
3 Shoulder to Overhead
8 Burpees
Rest 1 minute between rounds

Post load for complex and time to complete rounds. Ex: 205#, 8:50 @ 165#

And coming tomorrow...

A. Back Squat: In 15 minutes work up to a 3 Rep Max.

B. 25-20-15-10-5 Reps Rounds of: [20 minute time cap]
Air Squats
Hand Release Pushups
Situps
200m Sprint Each Round

Post load for squat and time to complete rep rounds. Ex: 375#, 11:15 Rx

TUES 08.04.15 Yoga Tonight at 8:15PM

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31Heroes at CFM Saturday

31Heroes at CFM Saturday


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
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
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Lana Wilson
Sign up for yoga this week and next to reserve your spot.Click here!

Tuesday Night Yoga with Lana. Click here to reserve for the class.

Tuesday Night Yoga with Lana. Click here to reserve for the class.


Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: In 16 minutes work up to a 5 Rep Max.

B. 16 minutes as many rounds as possible (AMRAP):
7 Handstand pushups**
13 Box Jumps/Step Ups (24/20”) (Step downs only)
20 Mtn Climbers (L + R = 1 rep)
Rest 2 minutes between rounds

**Scale to pike HSPU 1:1 or DB strict press 1:1.

Post load for Deadlift. Post rounds and reps for the WOD. Ex: 395#, 5+1 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Front Squat: In 12 minutes work up to a heavy weight (85% 1RM Clean)
2 Front Squat (+ Clean from the ground)

B. For Time [25 minute time cap]:
400m Run
45 Double Unders**
15 Front Squat (m = 95:135 / w = 65:95)
45 Double Unders
800m Run
45 Double Unders
15 Front Squat (m = 95:135 / w = 65:95)
45 Double Unders
400m Run

**Scale DUs: (DU+Singles) 20 reps, Speed Step 1:1, Singles 1:1

Post weight for complex and time to complete WOD.
Ex: 195#, 14:43 Rx+

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