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TUES 07.11.17

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Stewart finishing a 400m sprint!


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- Justin
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Will Milne
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Snatch: 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 [12 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. Time is finished when both partners have finished 5 rounds.

Post load for Snatch. Post time to finish WOD. If time capped post fewest rounds and reps that one partner completed. Ex: 165, 6:55 Rx+


And coming tomorrow...

A. 3 minutes Max Consecutive Singles: Must be performed with a Beaded Rope. 3 attempts within the 3 minutes.

B. Rep Rounds for Time. [30 Minute Time Cap].
800-400-200m Run
40-20-10 Toes to bar
20-10-5 Front Squat (m = 75/95/135/165, w = 55/65/95/115)
20-10-5 Lateral Barbell Burpees

Post max consecutive reps for singles. Post time to complete rep rounds. Ex: 218, 18:50 L3

CFM Upcoming Events

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!

#workouttoremember


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 06.07.17 “Escape Velocity”

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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- Justin
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. Snatch Complex: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy complex without dropping the bar.
1 Power Snatch
1 Hang Squat Snatch

B. “Escape Velocity” 10 minutes as many rounds and reps as possible (AMRAP) of:
5 Double Unders (+5 per round for completing unbroken)**
5 Hang Power Snatch (m = 45/65/75, w = 35/45/55)

**If Double unders (DUs) are completed unbroken, ADD 5 DUs per round. Otherwise no bonus. After a maximum of 3 failed attempts at unbroken the athlete must accrue a total of 5 Double Unders before going to Snatch. If able to complete 5 DUs unbroken, continue to 10 next round, and 15 in the next and so on. Stay at the same DU reps each round if unable to complete unbroken in 3 attempts. Example:
5-10*-10-15-20-25*-25*-25-30-... (*) = Double Unders not completed unbroken in these rounds
5 Hang Power Snatch each round.

Post load for Snatch complex and total number of Double Unders completed in 10 minutes.
Ex: 175#, 387 L3


And coming tomorrow...

A. Wallball Ludus: 10 minutes skill work on Wallball Shots. Work up to 15 rep max unbroken Wallballs (max weight and/or height).

B. 4-3-2 Rounds of: [20 Minute Time Cap]
10 Wallball Shots 10ft (20/14)
5 Toes-to-bar
Rest 2 minutes after 4 rounds, then start on next 3 rounds. Rest 2 minutes after finishing next 3 rounds, and start on last 2 rounds. Total of 9 Rounds.

Post weight and height of wallball for 15RM and time to finish WOD. If time capped post total reps completed.
Ex1: 30# to 11ft, 12:45 Rx
Ex2: 10# to 10ft, (20:00) 108 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 04.25.17

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Your friendly neighborhood CrossFit Gym in Midtown, Atlanta


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- 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)

A. Snatch Complex: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy complex of
1 Hang Power Snatch
1 Snatch

B. “Crowbar”
4 Minute AMRAP:
18 Power Snatch (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
18 Burpee Pull-ups
Max Calorie Row
Rest 4:00
4 Minute AMRAP:
15 Power Snatch (m = 65/95/115, w = 45/65/85)
15 Burpee Pull-ups
Max Calorie Row
Rest 4:00
4 Minute AMRAP:
12 Power Snatch (m = 75/115/135, 55/85/95)
12 Burpee Pull-ups
Max Calorie Row

Post load for snatch complex and calories from AMRAPs. Ex: 35 L3


And coming tomorrow...

A. Front Squat: Work up to a heavy single at 90% 1 RM

B. High Hang Squat Clean: Heavy single

C. Squat Clean: Heavy single

Post load for FS, HHSC, SC. Ex: 295#, 215#, 305#

CFM Upcoming Events

Registration for Lurong Summertime Challenge with team CFM! 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.

**Save the date**
Saturday, May 20th: CFM 5th Anniversary!!

MON 04.17.17

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Mobility Night returns next Monday, April 24th at 6pm!


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- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Snatch Complex: In 12 minutes work up to a heavy complex of:
1 Hang Power Snatch
1 Power Snatch

B. 27-21-15-9 Rep Rounds For Time [18 Minute Time Cap]:
Power Snatch (m = 45/65/75, w = 35/55/65)
Wallballs (20/14 to 10ft)
Cal Row

Post load for snatch complex and time for WOD. Ex: 190#, 15:21 L3

And coming tomorrow...

A. Back Squat: 3 sets of 5 worksets. All sets at the same weight. Max reps on 3rd set.

B. 12 minutes as many rounds as possible (AMRAP):
200m Run
7 Pullups (Rx+ = C2B)

Post load and reps for squat and rounds and reps for AMRAP. Ex: 330#, 8 reps, 7+6 Rx+.


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.

Wednesday, Apr 19th: Lurong Info and Smoothie Session at CFM 6PM. Learn more about the Lurong challenge and how you can improve your nutrition and fitness in this 5 week program. Details about recipe book, meal plan, calculating macros, diet tracking, and how accountability and community will keep you on track for your 2017 goals. "Summer never looked so good!"

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 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!!

MON 02.06.17

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Tom finishing a set of front squats

Tom finishing a set of front squats


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- Anthony
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Snatch Complex: In 15 minutes working up to a heavy complex of:
1 Hang Power Snatch
1 Hang Squat Snatch

B. 15 Minute AMRAP:
10 Power Snatch (95/65)
10 Hand Release Pushups
10 Toes To Bar
10 Burpees

Post load for Snatch Complex and rounds + reps for WOD. Ex: 145#, 5+8 Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

“Clean Up Crew”
12 Minute AMRAP

L3
1-2-3-4-5-... Clean (185/125)
2-4-6-8-10-... Chest to Bar Pull Ups
Continue increasing in 1:2 Ratio each round

L2
1-2-3-4-5-... Clean (135/95)
1-2-3-4-5-... Pull Ups
Continue increasing by 1 Rep each round

L1
1-2-3-4-5-... Clean (65/45)
1-2-3-4-5-... Ring Rows
Continue increasing by 1 Rep each round

Post total reps completed. Ex: 124 L3

Upcoming CFM Events

Thursday, Feb 9th: Mobility Night with Dr. Jackie Varnum at 6pm. This will be the 2nd session of a 2 part series going over mobility for CrossFit Athletes. This 2nd session will focus on the shoulder and both front rack/overhead mobility through increased range of motion, muscle activation, and movement reinforcement.

Thursday, Feb 23rd:Bring-A-Friend Day! Join CFM for an all levels beginner friendly partner WOD. Invite a friend, family, or co-worker to join you for your workout. Contact us to reserve a spot in class for your friend!

Thursday, Feb 23rd: The 2017 Open begins! CrossFit Midtown will be doing the open workouts on Friday during regular classes and then each week we have a Friday Night Lights (FNL) competition highlighting match-ups with both individual and team events as well as a gym social Friday evenings after the workouts. The 1st Open workout is released on Thursday, February 23rd and continues for 5 weeks with 1 new workout each week. Participating in the Open is a seminal CrossFit experience and we highly recommend all athletes who have been training at CFM for a year or more to sign up. This is a great opportunity to test your fitness and enjoy the camaraderie and community of CrossFit. Click here to register for the open and join Team CFM.

FRI 12.16.16 Holiday Party Tonight!!

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Darcy

Darcy


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Snatch Complex: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy complex of:
1 Hang Power Snatch
1 Power Snatch (1 sec pause 1 inch below knee)

B. 15 Minute AMRAP
12 Box Jumps (m = 20/24/30, w = 16/20/24)
9 Power Snatch (m = 65/95/115, w = 45/65/85)
6 Chest to Bar Pullups (L2/L3+ = Bar Muscle Ups)

Post load for Snatch and total rounds+reps for AMRAP. Ex: 145#, 4+16 L3.

And coming Saturday...

“Macarena”
Teams of 4-5 Athletes
20 Minute AMRAP
12/8 Calorie Row
10 Kettlebell Swings (m = 16/24/32, w = 12/16/20)
50ft Walking Lunge

Once the first athlete clears the rower, the second athlete can start conga line style. Reps are individual totals.

Post total rounds of the team + repetitions. 50ft = 1 rep. Ex: 31 + 38 L3.

Saturday Schedule

10:30a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11:30p: Yoga- Monica Miller. Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule:

9-11a: Weightlifting Workshop All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
11a: "Gift of Health" Benefit WOD Heats at 11:20a and 11:40a
12:15p: Yoga- Alexis Story. Click here to reserve

Upcoming CFM Events

**Save the Date!**
Friday, Dec 16th:
7-11pm CFM Holiday Party!!

Sunday, Dec 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!

Join us for this Charity WOD on Sunday 12/18 at 11am.

Join us for this Charity WOD on Sunday 12/18 at 11am.

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 10.03.16

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Shannon #backtobusinessmonday

Shannon
#backtobusinessmonday


Upcoming CFM Events

Wednesday, Oct 5th:5-8pm. SFH Sampling & Supplementation Info Session.
Sunday, Oct 9th:8am. CFM Track Day. Meet at the track for an aerobic capacity Double WOD with Coach Travis.
Wednesday, Oct 19th: Reebox Box Crawl. The Box Crawl is an epic road trip stopping at 125 CrossFit Boxes over the course of 18 weeks. Team Reebox will hang out at CFM for the day and bring awesome stuff! Here’s a little of what they will bring: a full Nano 6 try on experience where members will be able to try on the Nano 6 for their workout, a fully stocked Reebok Recovery Bar that is loaded with Kill Cliff, Goat Tape, WOD Repair Lotion, Vita Coco, Caveman Coffee, and much more as well as a Reebok Survival Outpost packed with body wipes, hair ties, and plastic bags for your dirty gym clothes…you know, all the must haves! All CFM members are invited to to the box for this event.
Thursday, Oct 20th: 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.
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!

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. Snatch Progressions: In 15 minutes work up in weight for the complex:
1 High Hang Power Snatch (from the hip)
1 Hang Power Snatch (above the knee)
1 Power Snatch
1 High Hang Squat Snatch (from the hip)
1 Hang Squat Snatch (above the knee)
(Aim for 60% of 1 RM Snatch)

B. For Time [14 minute time cap]
42/25 Cal Row
21 Snatch*
30/25 Cal Row
15 Snatch*
18/15 Cal Row
9 Snatch*

Weight for the barbell:
Men = 55/75/95
Women = 45/55/65

*L1 may be muscle or power or squat or split snatch. L2/L3 = Squat Snatch

Post load for complex and time for WOD. Ex: 140#, 9:49 Rx+.

And coming tomorrow...TUESDAY

A. Turkish Get ups: Complete 4 sets of 4 reps increasing weight.

B. “Jumping Kettle Balls”
10 Minute AMRAP

15 Wallballs*
30 Kettlebell Swings (m = 16/24/32kg, w = 12/16/24kg) (L1 = Russian Swings)
60 Double Unders**

*Wallballs
L3 = (20# to 10ft/14# to 10ft)
L2 = (14# to 10ft/10# to 10ft)
L1 = (14# to 9ft/10# to 9ft)

**Double Unders Scaling
L2 = 30 Double Under or 30 Reps DU+Singles
L1 = 60 Singles

This workout has been developed in collaboration with Neal Maddox to get your heart pumping and legs and lungs burning. Pick a skill level that doesn't result in getting stuck for too long. If you have double unders in small bunches Level 2 could be right. If your double unders are one at a time, you might consider going to Level 1 so you can keep moving and get more work done. For CFM Members you can always retry the workout in Open Gym at a different skill level if your initial attempt doesn't fit your original plan.

Speak with your coach if you have questions about which level is most appropriate for you. Enjoy the workout, and see you on the whiteboard!

Post load for TGU and rounds+reps completed in the AMRAP. Ex: 55#, 4+32 L3