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WED 04.26.17

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Tom


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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#

And coming tomorrow...

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 3 increasing at 70-80-85%. Max reps on the 3rd set.

B. “Benchwarmers” [30 Minute Time Cap]:
Teams of 3:
3 Rounds:
100 Calorie Row
50 Bench Press (m = 95/115/135, w = 65/85/95)
400m Team Run

All reps team totals. 1 person working at a time on row and bench; all partners run 400m together.. Partners may partition the rounds and reps any way.

Post load for bench and time for WOD. Ex: 235#, 23:12 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 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 02.13.17 1st Quarterly Progress Checks!

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Brad


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. Olympic Total: 1 rep max Snatch followed by 1 rep max Clean & Jerk

B. 1 Minute Max Cals Airdyne

Post max load for Snatch and C&J and total cal. Ex: 185#, 275#, 32

And coming tomorrow...

“Lurong Chipper”
10 Minute AMRAP:
Complete as many reps and rounds as possible:

15 Snatch
20 Deadlift
25 Box Jump Overs (m = 20/24/30, w = 12/20/24)
20 Hand Release Pushups**
15 Thrusters

Barbell weight:
(m = 45/95/115, w = 35/65/75)

**L1 scale to incline pushups at 24/30””

Post rounds and reps from AMRAP. Ex: 1+48 L2.

Upcoming CFM Events

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.

Sunday, Mar 5th: CFM Bunch Social 11am catered by Flying Biscuit!

Wednesday, Mar 8th:3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing

TUES 07.12.16 Coming Next Month 31Heroes WOD!

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Standing ready for 31 Heroes

Standing ready for 31 Heroes


Upcoming CFM Events

Sat/Sun, July 23rd & 24th: CrossFit Games Viewing.
Thursday, July 28th: Bring-A-Friend Day. All levels beginner friendly partner WOD.
Rowing, Situps, Medball Passes.
Saturday, August 6th: 9am-12 noon. 31Heroes WOD.

Workout To Remember

Workout To Remember

31Heroes WOD Hosted by CrossFit Midtown

This WOD was created specifically to honor the 30 men and one dog that gave their lives for our country on August 6, 2011. It is 31 minutes long—one minute in remembrance of each hero. The rep scheme is 8-6-11—the date of their ultimate sacrifice. Finally, this is a partner WOD. The men who gave their lives were from multiple branches of our military, working together as a team. In the workout you and your team member will constantly be taking the load from each other providing much needed support and relief. We realize that no physical sacrifice made during a workout can come close to the sacrifice our brave heroes made, but we consider this WOD a CrossFitters “moment of silence.” This is how we can honor those that gave all in the name of freedom.

Sign up to participate in the WOD on Saturday, August 6th from 9am-12pm. For more details, to help fund raise, or to donate to the cause click here.

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Brianna
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Jackie
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. 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 (135/95)
20-10-5 Lateral Barbell Burpees

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

TUES 06.07.16 “Escape Velocity”

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Brad

Brad


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Jackie
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 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 (75/55)

**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

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


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 Burpee Pullups
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: (20:00) 108 Rx

MON 02.15.16 1st Quarterly Progress Checks!

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Laura, Morgan, and Ellen smiles after the WOD

Laura, Morgan, and Ellen smiles after the WOD


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- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Olympic Total: 1 rep max Snatch followed by 1 rep max Clean & Jerk

B. 1 Minute Max Cals Airdyne

Post max load for Snatch and C&J and total cal. Ex: 185#, 275#, 32

And coming tomorrow...

A. Clean: In 15 minutes working up to a heavy set:
1 Hang Squat Clean
1 Squat Clean Thurster / “Cluster”

B. R16 Cluster Test
11 Minute AMRAP:
Complete as many reps as possible during the following sequence:
(m = 155/95/55**, w = 105/65/35**)

3 Minute Max Calorie Row
1 Minute Rest
3 Minute Max Reps Cluster**
1 Minute Rest
3 Minute Max Calorie Row

**For L1 the movement is ground to overhead.

Post load for Clean Complex and total reps from AMRAP. Ex: 215#, 134 L3.

Click here for complete WOD details.

FRI 01.15.16 Lurong Resolution Challenge Starts Monday!

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January Events

Nutrition Meeting Q&A: Saturday 1/16 at 11am.
Lurong Resolution Challenge: Monday 1/18 Registration deadline for New Year Nutrition Challenge. Click here for details and to register
Dunk Trunk Body Composition Testing: Wednesday 1/20 4-8pm
Bring-A-Friend Day: Thursday 1/21 All Classes
CFM Social Night: Friday 1/22 7:30pm at Marlow's Tavern

CFM New Year Lurong Resolution Challenge

The Challenge starts on Monday, January 18th and now is the time to jump on board! This is the final weekend to join and registration is $44.95 and closes next week so sign up today to participate.
Click here to learn more and register: select CrossFit Midtown.

The Resolution Challenge provides the structure, accountability, resources, education, and competition that you need to achieve your goals!

The Resolution Challenge provides the structure, accountability, resources, education, and competition that you need to achieve your goals!


Anastasiya. Walking lunge into samson stretch feels good warming up.

Anastasiya. Walking lunge into samson stretch feels good warming up.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Travis

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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

B. 12 Minute AMRAP:
15 Power Snatches (75/55), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
15 Power Snatches (95/65), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
15 Power Snatches (115/80), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
15 Power Snatches (135/95), 15 Box Jumps (24/20)
AMRAP Power Snatches (155/105) in Time Remaining

Post load for Snatch Complex and total reps for WOD. Ex: 185#, 122 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

A. Pushups: 1 set max reps unbroken pushups

B. Teams of 2
20 Minute AMRAP:

30 Kettlebell Swings (24/16)
30 Pushups
300 Meter Row

Avoid lousy push-ups (see CFJ 7). All reps and distances are team totals. One person working at a time.

Score pushup reps and total rounds and reps in AMRAP. 300m row = 1 rep. Ex: 45, 5+37 Rx


Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
11a: Nutrition Meeting Q&A- Michael
11:15a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule

10a: All Levels CrossFit- Dyer
11a: Open Gym- Dyer
12:15p: Yoga- Annie Harbison. Click here to reserve