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THUR 05.21.15 “Mary Ann”

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Nothing like a good kettlebell face off

Nothing like a good kettlebell face off

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)

“Mary Ann” 5 Rounds
7 Handstand Pushups
14 Pistols
21 Double Unders

Post time to complete WOD: 7:48 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

A. Max Distance Handstand Walk

B. 20 Minute AMRAP:
20 Thrusters (135/95)
20 Pullups
20 Burpees

Post max distance and rounds and reps for AMRAP.  Ex: 25ft, 2+52 Rx.

WED 08.20.14 Quarterly Progress Checks

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Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Amy
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Kelly
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Kelly
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Casey
8p: Open Gym- Casey

Workout of the Day (WOD)

Gymnastics/Skill Benchmark WOD:
5 Rounds
7 Handstand Pushups
14 Pistols
21 Double unders

Post time to finish. Ex: 8:15 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

A. Strict Pullups: 1 set of max reps

B. Bodyweight Barbell Strength WOD:
500m Row
30 BW Back Squat
20 BW Deadlift

Post max reps for pullups and time to complete WOD: 18, 10:54 Rx (205#)

FRI 07.11.14

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Happy warmup 400m run.

Happy warmup 400m run.

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Casey
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Mike
8a: Open Gym- Mike
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Mike
4p: All Levels CrossFit- Amy
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Amy
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Amy

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. 3 Rounds
Max Strict Ring Dips (30 seconds:90 seconds rest)
Max Parallette Pushups (30 seconds:90 seconds rest)

B. 5 Rounds: Kettlebell weight (24/16kg)
8 One-arm Russian Kettlebell Swings (Alternating arms)
4 One-arm Kettlebell Front Squat (Left arm)
8 One-arm Kettlebell Snatch (Alternating arms)
4 One-arm Kettlebell Front Squat (Right arm)

Post total for ring dips, total for pushups, and time to finish WOD. Ex: 38, 24, 8:10 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD:
[20 Minute Time Cap] 41 Toes to Bar
41 Box Over jumps (24/20”)
41 Kettlebell Swings (32/24kg)
41 Wallballs 10ft target (20/14)
41 2-Man Pullups
41 Medball shoulder throws (20/14)

At the start do 1 burpee
At minute 2 do 2 burpees
At minute 3 do 3 burpees... and so on.

Only one partner working at a time. All reps are team totals and completed in chipper style so for example, all toes to bar must be complete before moving on to box over jumps and so on. All burpees are team totals.

WED 07.02.14

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Barbell warmup for Jonathan, Hovis, and Anastasiya

Barbell warmup for Jonathan, Hovis, and Anastasiya

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Jason
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Jason
8a: Open Gym- Jason
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Amy
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Casey
8p: Open Gym- Casey

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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

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

**Mtn Climbers: (L+R = 2 reps). Post load and max reps for weighted pullups. Post time to complete 3 rounds. Ex: 45# 10 reps, 10:14

And coming tomorrow... Group WOD



Holiday Schedule

Thursday 7/3: 6,7am, 8am open gym, 12pm, 4,5,6pm classes. No afternoon/evening open gym.
Friday 7/4: Closed for 4th of July.
Saturday 7/5: 9,10,11am classes. Captain America WOD

FRI 03.21.14

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Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
1:15p: College CrossFit- Spring Break
4p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Lateral Jumps: Every minute on the minute for 7 minutes
20 seconds max reps Lateral Jumps (24/20)**
40 seconds rest
**Scale height of jump as needed

B. 4 Rounds For Time
6 Kettlebell Clean & Jerk (2 Kettlebells one each hand @ 24/16kg)
8 Air Squat to Box Jumps (24”/20”)
10 Pushups
60 Lateral Hops (parallette bar)

And coming Saturday...

OPEN WOD 14.4: See OPEN Announcement Live From CrossFit Bellevue in Seattle



14 minute As many rounds and repetitions as possible (AMRAP): "Wood Chipper"
60-calorie row
50 toes-to-bars
40 wall-ball shots (20# @ 10ft / 14# @ 9ft)
30 cleans (135/95)
20 muscle-ups

Beginners WOD 9AM
14 minute AMRAP:
60-calorie row
50 toes-to-bar (sub medball situps)
40 wall-ball shots
30 cleans (95/65) **scale weight as needed
20 ring rows

TUES 02.25.14 Coach Spotlight: Amy

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Get to know Coach Amy

Amy coaches the Wed 12n & Fri 4, 5 & 6p classes.
Name: Amy Rakestraw
Age: Shame, shame. You never ask a lady her age
How long coaching CrossFit: I started with CFM in March 2013...it's almost my 1 year anniversary!!!
Other coaching certifications: Russian Kettlebell (RKC/SFG), Certified personal trainer, Yoga, TRX
Athletic background/achievements: I used to be a gymnast and dancer in my younger years (I would choreograph dances with the neighborhood kids on my back porch to Debbie Gibson), I was in color guard and a cheerleader in HS. And then I became a slug until I found BURPEES!
"Day job": This. Yes, it is awesome. And I love it.
Favorite CrossFit movement: I love to deadlift. I'm not great at it, but I really want to be.
Favorite workout or movement to coach: Double unders. I consider myself the double under whisperer.
In my spare time I enjoy doing: I really like to run. Which is good because I also really like to sit on a patio with a good margarita and some chips and salsa! Apparently I get really good at riddles after a margarita. Or two.
Favorite quote: I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being - Hafiz
Advice to new CrossFitters: Form first! Own the movement and then add weight.


imageCoach Amy

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Kelly
1:45p: College CrossFit- Kelly
4p: Open Gym- Lis
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Kelly
6:30p: Group Intro- Lis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Kelly
8p: Open Gym- Kelly

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Overhead squat: build to a tough single in 12 minutes
B. 30-20-10 for time:
Overhead squat- 50% of Bodyweight (mod as needed)
Ring dips

And coming tomorrow...

A. Deadlift: 5x3 workups
B. 5 rounds for time:
15x burpees
50x double unders (sub 150 singles)



THURS 02.20.14 Georgia Fitness League- who wants in?

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The CFM team needs two more competitors!

Kelly is getting a SCALED team together for a Spring CrossFit league. Details are below.
Email Kelly if you wanna play!


Georgia Fitness League's Spring 2014 team competition series:
Week 1 – Saturday, April 19th at Fitness Battalion CrossFit (West Midtown)
Week 2 – Saturday, May 3rd CrossFit Breaking Boundaries (Roswell)
Week 3 – Saturday, May 17th CrossFit Indulto (Sandy Springs)
Week 4 – Saturday, May 31st CrossFit Atlanta (West Midtown...this is a tournament, so likely a longer time spent competing)

Cost is $85/person for scaled teams & $100/person for Rx teams. Contact Kelly by THIS FRIDAY to register!

Competing is an awesome experience & it really allows you to dig deep and discover your true CrossFit potential! Adrenaline & endorphins are a beautiful thing!

imageAmanda B deadlifting with last week's AM crew.

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Kelly
1:45p: College CrossFit- Jason
4p: Open Gym- Lis
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Cassie
8p: Open Gym- Cassie
8:15p: Yoga- Samantha

Workout of the Day (WOD) - BRING-A-FRIEND DAY!

A. Skill work: 10 min double under practice + 2 min Max Rep Double Unders
B. As many rounds & reps as possible in 15 minutes:
20 Russian kettlebell swings
20 situps
20 supermans

And coming tomorrow...Open WOD 13.5

Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 4 minutes of:
15 thrusters 100/65#
15 Chest to bar Pull-ups

If 90 reps (3 rounds) are completed in under 4 minutes, time extends to 8 minutes.
If 180 reps (6 rounds) are completed in under 8 minutes, time extends to 12 minutes.
If 270 reps (9 rounds) are completed in under 12 minutes, time extends to 16 minutes.


*If you finish early, use the remainder of time for skillwork of your choice.