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TUES 01.08.19

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Sarah catching the snatch in the bottom position of a squat.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
11a: Open Gym- CFM Staff
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
8:40p: Yoga- Ariele Edwards
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Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Snatch Complex
15min to establish a heavy complex
Snatch + Overhead Squat + Hang Snatch + Overhead Squat

B. For Time
1134m Run
40 Chest to Bar Pull Ups
30 Front Squats (135/95)
20 Bar Facing Burpees

Post load for complex and time for the WOD. Ex: 155#, 14:20 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

For Time
1000m Row
15 Deadlifts (225/155)
30 Alt DB Snatches (50/35)(total reps)
45 Sit Ups
30 Alt DB Snatches
15 Deadlifts
30 DB Overhead Lunges (50/35)

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 15:49 Rx.

TUES 11.27.18

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Carmen getting set to snatch.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
11a: Open Gym- CFM Staff
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
8:45p: Yoga- Priscila Baptista
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Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. EMOM 12
Odd: 3 Front Squats
Even: 6 Back Squats
67% of 1RM Front Squat (For Both Lifts)

B. AMRAP 8
4 Handstand Push Ups
8 Kettlebell Swings (70/53)
12 Sit Ups (Rx+ GHDSU)

Post weight used for squats and rounds+reps completed during AMRAP. Ex: 185#, 7+12 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

A. Double Under Technique and Squat Mobility

B. 12 Min AMRAP
9 DB Thrusters (50's/35's)
35 Double Unders

L3 - (50/35)
L2 - (35/25)
L1 - (25/15)

Post rounds and reps completed during AMRAP. Ex: 8+29 Rx

MON 11.19.18

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Keep climbing Pat, Thanksgiving is only a few days away!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8a: Open Gym- Brianna
11a: Open Gym- CFM Staff
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
8:30p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. EMOM 12
Odd: 3 Front Squats
Even: 6 Back Squats
64% of 1RM Front Squat (For Both Lifts)

B. AMRAP 10
2 Deadlifts (205/155)
2 Pistols
20 Double Unders
[Increase Deadlift and Pistol reps by 2 every round]
Post weight used for squats and rounds+reps completed during WOD. Ex 185#, 7+4 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

Weighted Pull Ups
4-4-4-4 AHAP

B. 4 Rounds
200m Run
15 Hand Release Push Ups
10 Alternating DB Step Ups (50/35’s)

Post weight or scale used for Pull Ups and time to complete WOD. Ex: 20# Rx, 9:03 Rx

CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday and Friday, November 22nd and 23rd: CFM will be closed for Thanksgiving. Go enjoy spending time with family and friends and fueling your body with plenty of food and rest! We will see you guys back on Saturday.

FRI 11.16.18

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Lewis getting snatchy with it!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8a: Open Gym- Brianna
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch

Workout of the Day (WOD)

For Time [20min cap]
800m Run
30 Box Jumps (24/20)
20 Handstand Push Ups
10 Front Squats (185/125)
20 Handstand Push Ups
30 Box Jumps
800m Run

Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 16:56 Rx

And coming Saturday...For Time
Buy In: 10 x 100m Run Relay
Directly into...
60 Empty Bar Thrusters (45/35)
80 DB Snatches (50/35)
80 DB Overhead Walking Lunges
80 DB Snatches
60 Empty Bar Thrusters

Post Time to complete WOD. Ex: 22:15 Rx

Saturday Schedule

8a: Open Gym- Michael
9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12:15p: Yoga

And coming Sunday...

A.Yoke Carry
5 attempts to work to a Heavy 50m Carry. 25m down, and back; no dropping or setting the yoke down

B.For Time
10-8-6-4-2
Chin Ups
Double KB Deadlifts (70/53's)
30 Double Unders each round

Post heaviest weight used for Yoke and time to complete WOD. Ex: 225#, 10:03 Rx

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Barbell Club- Pietsch
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
11a: Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Priscila Baptista
5p: Open Gym- Neal
6p: Open Gym- Neal

WED 11.14.18

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Snitchity Snatch, don't hold back!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
11a: Open Gym- CFM Staff
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
6:30p: Mobility Night- Michael
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
8:30p: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. EMOM 12
Odd: 3 Front Squats
Even: 6 Back Squats
61% of 1RM Front Squat (For Both Lifts)

B. Amanda [12min cap]
9-7-5
Muscle Ups
Squat Snatch (135/95)

Post weight used for squats and time to complete WOD. Ex 175#, 8:13 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

A. Turkish Get Ups
4-4-4-4
(4 reps each arm)

B. AMRAP 8
6 Toes to Bar
8 Russian Kettlebell Swings (4/4) (70/53)

Post weight used for Turkish Get Ups and rounds+reps completed during AMRAP. Ex: 35#, 8+3 Rx

TUES 09.25.18

By | Lurong Championship Challenge, WOD | No Comments

Power Cleans with Joe


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
11a: Open Gym- CFM Staff
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8:45p: Yoga- Nikkia Nelson
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Workout of the Day (WOD)

A> Lurong WOD 2
From the Bottom to the Top
AMRAP 5

7 Front Squats
7 Toes-2-bar

L1: 55/35 with wall sit-ups
L2: 115/85 with hanging knee tucks
L3: 155/105 with Toes-2-Bar

B. Strict Press
6-6-6-6-6 (heavier than last week)

Post reps from the WOD and weight for press. Ex 121 L3, 135#.

And coming tomorrow...

Hot Sauce
AMRAP 3

21/15 Calorie Row
21 Lateral Erg Burpees
Max Overhead Squats (75/55)
-3 min rest -
AMRAP 3
18/13 Calorie Row
18 Lateral Erg Burpees
Max Overhead Squats (95/65)
-3 min rest -
AMRAP 3
15/11 Calorie Row
15 Lateral Erg Burpees
Max Overhead Squats (115/80)
-3 min rest -
AMRAP 3
12/9 Calorie Row
12 Lateral Erg Burpees
Max Overhead Squats (135/95)

Score is total overhead squats completed. Ex 67 Rx

THUR 06.28.18

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Elana and Carey


CFM Upcoming Events

Saturday, June 30th: CFM Pool Party at Nancy M's starts at 2 PM! Come splash around and hang out with your CFM boos and dudes! There will be sand volleyball, spike ball, and tons of food made fresh on the grill. Bring some cold beverages and enjoy some fun in the sun!

#sunsoutgunsout #earnyourparty #cfmpoolpartysteps #shadeslikedamon


Friday, July 6th:ANT-MAN and the WASP Movie Premiere! CrossFit Midtown has a group of tickets to see the movie at Midtown Art Cinema on Friday evening at 8 PM. We have a limited number of tickets available at this rate so hurry and claim yours now! See front desk for details or FB event.

Saturday, July 7th:ANT-MAN Partner WOD at CFM! Workout is planned for Saturday morning in each group class and we’ll split into teams of 2. Workout will have 5 "Ant" feats of strength or skill to complete in a 5 round workout with heavy barbell complex. Reserve you spot on Saturday morning for this superhero themed WOD!

ANT-MAN Partner WOD on Saturday, July 7th!


Thursday, July 26th: 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 11th: 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 soldiers and to provide treatment and awareness for veterans with PTSD and TBI. #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember To participate or to donate visit our fundraising page: Team CFM for 31Heroes

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Front Squat
1 x 5 • 75%
1 x 1 • 80%
1 x 5 • 75%
1 x 1 • 85%
1 x 5 • 75%
1 x 1 • 90%

B. 3-6-9-12-9-6-3 [10 min cap]
Hang Squat Clean (135/95)
Burpee Over Bar

Post load for 5 reps and heavy single. Post the time for the WOD.
Ex: 255/305#, 8:45 Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Deficit Double KB Sumo Deadlift
12-12-12-12

B. AMRAP 7
200m Run
10 Toes to Bar
10 Deadlifts (135/95)
-3 Min Rest-
AMRAP 7
200m Run
10 Box Jumps (24/20)
10 Shoulder to Overhead (115/75)

Post load for Deadlift and rounds plus reps for each 7 min AMRAP,
Ex: 70’s, 3+12 Rx, 3+15 Rx.