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FRI 07.28.17

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Coach Stacy


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
4p: Open Gym- Brianna
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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

And coming Saturday...

A. Kipping Pullups Progressions: Spend 10 minutes working on kipping pullups.

B. Hold and Run [28 Minute Time Cap]
Open: 200m Kettlebell Carry (m = 24’s/32’s, w = 16’s/20’s kg)
4 Rounds
20 Pullups*
30 Pushups*
40 Air Squats*
200m run

To start the workout, one partner will carry both kettlebells 100m and the other will carry them back 100m for 200m total. Both partners must travel together. *While one partner is doing pullups, pushups, and air squats, the other partner must hold the kettlebells. Double Kettlebell Hold (m = 24’s/32’s, w = 16’s/20’s kg). All reps are team totals. Partners may partition the reps any way. Both partners run 200m together at the end of each round.

Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 17:35 Rx+

Saturday Schedule

8a: Open Gym- Tina
9a: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
12:15p: Stretch & Mobility- Michael

Sunday Schedule

8a: Aerobic Capacity- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
11a: Weightlifting- Brianna
12:15p: Stretch & Mobility- Michael
5p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Tina
6p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Tina

CFM Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 2nd and 9th Mobility Nights with Dr. Jackie Varnum. Mobility Night is at 6:30pm and group classes will run on the half hour. This will be a 2 part series going over mobility for CrossFit Athletes. This first session will focus on the shoulder and overhead movements. Athletes will use banded distraction to increase range of motion and then use muscle activation and movement reinforcement to improve stability/mobility in the overhead press and overhead squat.

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. Click here for event details and to donate for this great cause! #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember

WED 05.10.17

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. “Big Clean Complex”
6 Sets:
High Hang Squat Clean – Hang Squat Clean – Squat Clean – Push Press
High Hang Squat Clean – Hang Squat Clean – Squat Clean – Push Jerk
High Hang Squat Clean – Hang Squat Clean – Squat Clean – Split Jerk
*Each set consists of completing all 12 reps without dropping the bar. Rest as needed between rounds

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

Post weight for each set. (f) indicates failed attempt.
Ex: 135/155/185/195/205f/135


And coming tomorrow...

A. 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

B. “Ticket to Ride” [25 Minute Time Cap]
3 Rounds of Run* + 10 Sledgehammers (10#)
500m Row
2 Rounds of Run* + 10 Sledgehammers (10#)
500m Row
1 Round of Run* + 10 Sledgehammers (10#)
500m Row

Run*
L1 = 200m
L2 = 300m
L3 = 400m

Post time for WOD. Ex: 21:10 L3

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 03.06.17

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Paul


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
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. Hang Squat Clean: 7 sets of 1 working up to a heavy single.

B. For Time Rep Rounds of: [15 Minute Time Cap]
21-15-9
Hang Squat Cleans (95/65)
Hand Release Pushups
60 Speed Step (L+R=1) each round

Post load for complex and time for WOD. Ex: 275#, 9:10 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

A. Deadlift: 5 rep max

B. 3 Rounds For Time [6 Minute Time Cap]:
10 Kettlebell swings (32/24kg)
10 Burpee pullups

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 405#, 4:10 Rx.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Mar 8th:3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. Click here to sign up!

Friday, Mar 10th: The 2017 Open Continues in week 3! 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. This week we take on 17.3!

WED 02.01.17

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Justin working the super squat opener sequence during Mobility Night with Dr. Jackie!

Justin working the super squat opener sequence during Mobility Night with Dr. Jackie!


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Strict Handstand Pushups: Within 10 minutes practice progressions. Then…
Complete 1 set of max reps pushups.

B. 15 Minute AMRAP:
30 Slamballs (m = 15/20/20, w = 10/15/15)
25 Box Jump Overs (m = 20/24/30, w = 12/20/24)
20 Hand Release Pushups (L1 = Incline 20/24”)
15 Hang Squat Clean (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
10 Front Rack Lunge Steps (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)

Post rounds and reps completed for AMRAP. Ex: 3+41 L3.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Power Snatch: 2-2-2-2-2 work ups.

B. “Snatch & Go”
4 Rounds for Time [11 Minute TIme Cap] 10 Toes to bar**
10 Snatch (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/95)*

**L2 = Knees to Arms, L1 = Hanging Knee Raise
*For L1 the movement may be ground to overhead

Post load for snatch and time for the WOD. Ex: 175, 9:23 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: 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.

TUES 01.31.17 “New Year Test 2.0”

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Coach Travis Open 16.5. Friday Night Lights (FNL). returns to CFM on Friday, February 24th at 7pm!

Coach Travis Open 16.5. Friday Night Lights (FNL). returns to CFM on Friday, February 24th at 7pm!


Today's schedule

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

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. “New Year Test 2.0”
7 Minute AMRAP
5 Front squats (m = 65/95/155, w = 35/65/115)
7 Bar-facing burpees

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

And coming tomorrow...

A. Strict Handstand Pushups: Within 10 minutes practice progressions. Then…
Complete 1 set of max reps pushups.

B. 15 Minute AMRAP:
30 Slamballs (m = 15/20/20, w = 10/15/15)
25 Box Jump Overs (m = 20/24/30, w = 12/20/24)
20 Hand Release Pushups (L1 = Incline 20/24”)
15 Hang Squat Clean (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
10 Front Rack Lunge Steps (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)

Post rounds and reps completed for AMRAP. Ex: 3+41 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: 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.

WED 12.28.16

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Hovis

Hovis


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
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- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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

B. Teams of 2
AMRAP 2: Squat Cleans (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/95)
AMRAP 2: Push Jerks
AMRAP 3: Squat Cleans
AMRAP 3: Push Jerks
AMRAP 4: Squat Cleans
AMRAP 4: Push Jerks

Running clock, with AMRAP's immediately following each other.

Post load for complex and total reps from WOD. Ex: 265#, 192 L3.

Holiday Travel Workout 6

For time:
40-30-20-10
Walking lunges
Sit ups

Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 8:34 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 5 reps. Worksets. Max reps final set.

B. For Time [20 Minute Time Cap]
80 Double-Unders, 4 Rounds of Mini Cindy**
60 Double-Unders, 3 Rounds of Mini Cindy
40 Double-Unders, 2 Rounds of Mini Cindy
20 Double-Unders, 1 Round of Mini Cindy

1 Round of Mini Cindy = 3 Pull-ups, 6 Pushups, 9 Air Squats
**Rx+ = 1 Round of Cindy = 5 Pull-Ups, 10 Pushups, 15 Air Squats

Post load and reps for Bench and time for WOD. Ex: 245#, 6 reps, 11:55 Rx+

Holiday Travel Workout 7

3 rounds for 1 minute max reps for each movement:
Push ups (1 set unbroken), rest 1 min
hollow rocks, rest 1 min
mountain climbers (R+L=1), rest 1 min
supermans, rest 1 min

For each movement go for 1 minute, then rest 1 minute and move on to the next exercise.
Repeat for three total rounds.

Post total reps for each movement to comments. Ex: 135, 94, 210, 75 Rx.

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