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FRI 12.23.16 Holiday Travel Workouts

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We wish you a healthy, happy 2017 full of big PRs, personal growth & love! Thanks to all of you for making CFM an amazing place to train since 2012. We look forward to many more amazing memories with you!

We're closed for Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Enjoy the time off with loved ones. Do some yoga or stretching at home OR hit up a Holiday Travel Workout (see below). For the next 12 days we'll be posting Holiday Travel Workouts for you to do on the road...in the hotel gym...in Grandma's living room...back home in your garage...WHEREVER! We also encourage you to drop in to a local CrossFit Box if you're out of town over the holidays. Post a pic or video of your travel workout or drop in WOD to Instagram and tag @crossfitmidtown.

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Snowman CrossFit

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Hang Squat Clean: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy complex:
1 Hang Squat Clean
1 Front Squat

B. “The Holiday Blast”
6 Minute AMRAP
5 Front squats (m = 75/135/185, w = 45/95/135)
7 Bar-facing burpees

Post load for complex and round and reps for the AMRAP. Ex: 245#, 7+6 L3.

Holiday Travel Workout 1

Body Weight Fran*
21-15-9
Air Squats
Pushups (scale to incline on bed/chair)

*Rx+ = jumping squats & hand release clapping pushups

Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 3:48 Rx+

Holiday Travel Workout 2

Christmas Eve: Gym Closed
10 Rounds
0:30 Handstand Hold**, then
0:15 Hold at bottom of squat
5 Air Squats

**Sub wall walk hold or plank hold.

Post time for WOD. Ex: 11:24 Rx.

And coming Sunday... Holiday Travel Workout 3

12 Days of CrossFit: Body Weight Edition
1 burpee
2 air squats
3 push ups
4 sit ups
5 tuck jumps
6 mountain climbers (R+L=1)
7 hollow rocks
8 walking lunge steps
9 jumping jacks
10 supermans
11 high knees (R+L=1)
12 lateral hops (R+L=1) done over a towel rolled up.

Perform the workout like the song... 1 burpee, then 2 squats & 1 burpee, then 3 push ups, 2 squats & 1 burpee, then 4 situps, 3 push ups, 2 squats & 1 burpee, and so on.

Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 24:22 Rx.

Holiday Schedule

Click here to reserve your classes in advance.
Sat: Christmas Eve -Gym Closed
Sun: Christmas -Gym Closed
Mon: 8am Class, 9am Open gym
Tues: Resume regular schedule

TUES 12.13.16

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Wallball Happiness? Achieving 150 unbroken wallballs and then after doing any workout that has wallballs with a smile. A big smile.

Wallball Happiness? Achieving 150 unbroken wallballs and then after doing any workout that has wallballs with a smile. A big smile.


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

“Wise Men”
3 Minute AMRAP
3 Power Clean (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/95)
3 Front Squat
3 Jerk
Rest 3 Minutes

3 Minute AMRAP
3 Power Clean (m = 75/115/155, w = 55/85/105)
3 Front Squat
3 Jerk
Rest 3 Minutes

3 Minute AMRAP
3 Power Clean (m = 95/135/185, w = 65/95/125)**
3 Front Squat
3 Jerk
Rest 3 Minutes

**Athletes should select a level with ending weight that is 65% of his/her 1RM Clean & Jerk.

Score is total rounds and reps for each AMRAP. Ex: 5+4/4+3/3+1 L3.

And coming tomorrow...

A. 16 Minute EMOM:
1st: Bench Press (65% of 1 RM)
2nd: Candlesticks
3rd: Dead Hang Hold (supinated chin-up grip)
4th: AbMat Situps

B. Bulletproof Shoulders
Side Plank Rev-Fly 20x/side
Mod Pushup Y-hold (15 sec hold) 4x/side "Palm facing down"
Scapular Pushups 15x
T's (on a box) [5 reps + Overload] 4x "Thumbs up"
W's (on a box) [5 reps + Overload] 4x "Pinkies up"
Side Ext Rot. w/ 5# plate 15x/side

Score fewest reps completed in the EMOM. Ex: 9 @ 195#, 8, 45 sec, 25 Rx.

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, December 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!

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 11.07.16

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Bend and flexy

Bend and flexy


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Thruster: 3 x 1 at 90% 1RM. Rest 90 seconds after each rep. From the rack.

B. “7 Up” [15 Minute Time Cap]
10 Rounds:
(m = 55/75/95, w = 45/55/65)
7 Sumo Deadlift High-pulls
7 Front Squats
7 Push Jerks

Post load and reps for squat and Rounds + Reps for AMRAP.
Ex: 285#, 7 reps, 3+12 Rx+


And coming tomorrow...

A. “Lead Foot”
4 Minute AMRAP
27 Cal Row
27 Burpees
27 Chest-to-Bar Pull-ups
Rest 4:20
4 Minute AMRAP
21 Cal Row
21 Burpees
21 Toes-to-Bar
Rest 4:20
4 Minute AMRAP
15 Cal Row
15 Burpees
15 Pull-ups

B. Cash Out [Not For Time]:
125 Double Unders**
50 Situps (L1) / 50 Situps w/ (20/14) (L2) / 50 GHD Situps (L3)
75 Double Unders
25 Situps (L1) / 25 Situps w/ (20/14) (L2) / 25 GHD Situps (L3)

**Scale DUs to DU+Singles 50-35 reps/set, Speed Step 1:1, Singles 1:1

Post reps for each AMRAP. Ex: 89/84/90 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!

WED 11.02.16

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1. There might be a better way. Are you willing to invest in pursuing it?  2. Wants more. More time in the gym. More information. More opportunities.  3. Knows that their best effort is enough.  4. Never complain. Never whine. Never make excuses.

1. There might be a better way. Are you willing to invest in pursuing it? 2. Wants more. More time in the gym. More information. More opportunities. 3. Knows that their best effort is enough. 4. Never complain. Never whine. Never make excuses.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
4p: Open Gym- Brianna
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Front Squats: 4 sets of 4 reps at 70% from the floor.

B. 20 Minute AMRAP
5 Pull-ups (Rx+ = Bar Muscle Ups)
10 Push-ups
15 Air Squats
200m Run

Post weight for squats, then total rounds and reps for the AMRAP.
Ex: 235#, 9+4 Rx+.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Clean & Jerk
Complete 2 Clean + 1 Jerk complex E2MOM
1 set at 60%
1 set at 65%
1 set at 70%
2 sets at 75%

B. “Annie” [15 Minute Time Cap]
For time:
50-40-30-20-10
Double-unders
Sit-ups

Post time for WOD and load for C&J. Ex: 7:40 Rx, 205#

THUR 10.27.16

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Nancy and Casey

Nancy and Casey


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
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. Front Squat: Complete 1 set every 3 minutes (E3MOM)
3 reps at 80%
1 rep at 85%
3 reps at 80%
1 rep at 88%
3 reps at 80%
1 reps at 91%

B. 16 Minute AMRAP
12/8 Cal Row
100m Run
40 Double Unders
Rest 1 Minute
12/8 Cal Row
6/4 Tireflips (200#)
12/8 Pushups
20 Air Squats
Rest 1 Minute

Post load for front squats (80/91%) and rounds + reps.
Ex: 245#/275#, 2+48 Rx.
100m = 1 rep, (reps/round = 103/89)


And coming tomorrow...

A. OPEN 13.4

7 Minute AMRAP

3-6-9-12-... Increasing Rep Rounds
Clean and Jerk (135/95)
Toes to Bar

B. Banded 5-way Shoulder Stretch

Post total reps for the AMRAP. Ex: 87 Rx

Upcoming CFM Events

Saturday, Oct 29th: CFM Halloween Costume Party 6-8:30pm at the gym!! Then 9:00pm Koo Koo Room.
Saturday, Nov 5th: CFM Team Competition at Graveyard Games hosted by CrossFit College Park. 8am to 3pm.
Sunday, Nov 6th: CFM Brunch Social & Lurong Challenge Awards 11am-12pm.
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!

TUES 09.20.16 “Championship Complex”

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"Deadshot never misses."  D-ball Deadshot. Aka, slam ball ground to 12ft target.

"Deadshot never misses."
D-ball Deadshot. Aka, slam ball ground to 12ft target.


Upcoming CFM Events

Thursday, Sept 22nd: Bring-A-Friend Day!! There will be an all levels partner friendly WOD. Invite a friend, family member, or co-worker to join you for the WOD.
Thursday, Sept 22nd: 8:15-9:15pm. Wine & Partner Yoga! Instructor Jackie will be leading a partner yoga classes featuring partner supported balance poses, partner stretches, and partner trust exercises. Open to all friends as part of Bring-A-Friend Day!!
Saturday, Sept 24th: 2-4pm. CFM Social & Potluck.

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- 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)

"Championship Complex"

8 Minute AMRAP
5 Deadlifts
4 Hang Cleans
3 Front Squats
2 Shoulder to Overhead
1 Ground To Overhead
(m = 65/135/185, w = 35/85/125)

Post rounds and reps completed. Ex: 6+8 L3

And coming tomorrow...

A. Power Snatch: in 12 minutes work up to a heavy double touch-and-go.

B. 15 Minute AMRAP:
55 Power Snatches (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
55 Pull-ups
55 Cal Row
55 Pushups (L3+ = Handstand Pushups)

Post total reps completed in the WOD. Ex: 178 Rx.

MON 08.29.16

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Levitate

Levitate


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

"Four Quarters"
On a running clock complete the following:

A. Hang Squat Clean: In 0-6 minutes work up to a heavy single

B. Front Squat: In 6-13 minutes work up to a heavy double (from rack)

C. Bench Press: In 13-21 minutes work up to a heavy set of 3.

D. Partner WOD: 21-28 minutes for an 7 minute AMRAP
10 Strict DB Press (m = 25/35/50, w = 10/25/35)
10 Stationary Reverse Lunges (alt)
10 Double KB Deadlift (m = 16/20/24, w = 8/12/16kg)

Both partners working at the same time. All reps are individual totals. 1 Partner starts on press the other on lunges. Score rounds and reps for each individual.

Post load for clean, squat, and bench, and rounds and reps for AMRAP.
Ex: 245#, 285#, 250#, 7+15 L3.

And coming tomorrow...

A. “Doublemint”
5 Minute AMRAP
40m Foot-Hand Crawl
10 Toes to Bar

Rest 5 minutes

5 Minute AMRAP
20m Foot-Hand Crawl
15 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)

B. 5-Way Shoulder Stretch
Hold each position 1 minute

Post rounds and reps from each AMRAP (10m = 1 rep).
Ex: 3+4 Rx, 4+1 Rx.