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MON 01.14.19

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CFM ladies after 31Heroes


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. Snatch Complex
13min to work to a heavy complex
2 Hang Power Snatch + 2 Overhead Squat + 1 Snatch
[Athletes CAN reset for final snatch]
B. AMRAP 9
10 Single Arm Russian Kettlebell Swing (70/53) (5/5)
8 Toes to Bar

Post load for complex and rounds + reps for the AMRAP. Ex: 165#, 10+10 Rx.

Coach’s Notes
Scale T2B to level you can do 10 reps unbroken. A good workout strategy might be sets of 4-4 from the beginning with a short rest. Scale down your level as the KB swings will task your grip.
Toes To Bar (T2B)
Knees to Triceps (K2T)
Toes to Short Rings (T2SR)
Toes to Rings (T2R)
Hanging Knee Raise (HKR)
Situps w/ MB (6-20#)
Straight Leg Raise (SLR)


And coming tomorrow...

DT Gets Nasty
3 Rounds
50 Air Squats
7 Ring Muscle Ups
12 Deadlifts (155/105)
9 Hang Power Cleans
6 Shoulder to Overhead

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 16:28 Rx.

CFM Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 16th at 6:30 pm: CFM Gymnastics & Skills Workshop: This will continue Wednesdays and Sundays through February leading up to the start of the 2019 Open on Thursday, February 21st. In each session we will cover progressions, scaling, and training templates for the major gymnastics movements. Included in the workshop will be HSPU, Kipping & Butterfly Pullups, Toes to Bar, Ring Muscle-ups, Double Unders, and Push-ups. The cost is $35 for the complete workout series (includes 8-9 gymnastics sessions and 2 mobility nights)
Click here for the complete schedule and to register: CFM Gymnastics Workshop Details and Registration

Thursday, January 24th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day! Invite a friend or family to join you for a beginner friendly partner workout. Send us their full name, contact email and the time you will be attending to reserve their spot in advance. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Friday, January 25th 6:30 pm: Graveyard Games Night Time Edition hosted by CrossFit College Park. CFM has 3 teams competing in this competition for a $1000 cash prize. The event is going to be a party and all CFM is invited (18+ only). Live DJ, Art Show, Beer on Tap and Wine served. Come support our teams as they compete and enjoy classy night out with your CFM fam! RSVP for the event and purchase your tickets from here:
CFM Night at the Graveyard Games!

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
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

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 12.11.18

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Snatches with coach Ellen!


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
8:45p: Yoga- Priscila Baptista
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Snatch Complex
Power Snatch + OHS + Hang Squat Snatch + OHS
5 sets to get to a Heavy Complex

B. For Time [20min cap]
1000m Row
30 V-Ups
30 Front Rack Lunges (95/65) (total reps)
30 Toes to Bar
800m Run

Post heaviest snatch complex and time to complete WOD. Ex: 185#, 15:34 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

A. Bar Muscle Up
10min to Work on Bar Muscle up

10 min EMOM
Odd: 200m Run
Even: 16 Jump Lunges
-3min Rest-
8 min AMRAP
4 Bar Muscle Ups
12 Wall Balls (20/14)
50 Double Unders

Post rounds and reps completed during 8 min AMRAP. Ex: 4+1 Rx

THURS 10.11.18

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Alex B grinding it out during 31 Heroes.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
3:30p: Open Gym- Brianna
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7:30p: Weightlifting- Brianna

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Push Press
3-3-3-3-3

B. For Time [14 Minute Time Cap]
45 Deadlifts (115/75)
35 Hang Power Cleans
25 Push Jerks
15 Overhead Squats

Post load for press and time for the WOD. Ex: 205#, 11:10 Rx


And coming tomorrow...

A. Pistol Skill Work
10-10-10-10 (Alternating, working through skill Progressions)

B. 4 Rounds for Time
10 Pistols (alternating)
10 Ring Dips
20 KB Goblet Squats (53/35)
20 Push Ups

Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 19:16 Rx

THURS 07.12.18

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Ian hitting that triple extension

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Snatch Complex
Power Snatch + Overhead Squat + Squat Snatch
5 x 1+2+1 (increase weight each set)

B. AMRAP 5
Cindy*
5 Pull ups
10 Push ups
15 Air Squats
-Rest 1 min-
AMRAP 3
5 Thrusters (95/65)
5 Slam Balls (30/20)
-Rest 1 min-
AMRAP 1
Overhead Squat (95/65)
*Rx+= weight vest

Post load for sets of 3 reps, heaviest front squat and time for the WOD. Ex: 275#/315#, 7:49 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Pistol Progressions

B. 4 Rounds for time
4 Ring Muscle Ups
20 Weighted Pistols (25/15)

C. Core Cash Out
KB Slashers
4 x 13/13

Post time and weight to complete the WOD and weight for slashers. Ex: 8:40 Rx

MON 07.02.18

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Jumping in to Monday like this!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
8a: Open Gym- Erica
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 Complex
Power Snatch + Overhead Squat
5 x 2+2 (building)

B. For Time [10 Min Cap]
21 Lateral Burpees Over the Bar
21 Power Snatch (95/65)
15 Lateral Burpees Over the Bar
15 Hang Squat Snatch (95/65)
9 Lateral Burpees Over the Bar
9 Overhead Squat (95/65)

Post load for complex and time for the WOD.
Ex: 170#, 5:48 Rx


And coming tomorrow...

A. Front Squat
1 x 4 @ 77%
1 x 1 @ 82%
1 x 4 @ 77%
1 x 1 @ 87%
1 x 4 @ 77%
1 x 1 @ 92%

B. 4 Rounds
21 Wallballs (20/14)
15 Toes to Bar
9 Handstand Push ups

Post load for squat set of 4 and heavy single and time for the WOD.
Ex: 270#/320#, 8:40 Rx.


CFM Upcoming Events

4th of July Week Holiday Hours
Monday regular
Tuesday abbreviated evening classes 4,5,6p. No yoga.
Wednesday CLOSED Happy Fourth!!
Thursday regular hours
Friday evening shifted 3:30,4:30,5:30p
Saturday regular hours

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!

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

FRI 06.01.18

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Steve K finishing the run on Murph!


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Snatch Complex: 10 min
1 Power Snatch
1 Overhead Squat

B. Nancy [24 Min Time Cap]
5 Rounds:
400m Run
15 Overhead Squats (95/65)

Post load for snatch complex and time for WOD. Ex: 165#, 15:45 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

Partner 50’s [22min Cap]
50 HSPU
50 Toes to Bar
500m Run (together)
50 DB Box Step Over (50’s/35’s)(24/20)
25 Double DB Lunge Steps ( L arm Overhead)
25 Double DB Lunge Steps ( R arm Overhead)

All reps are team totals. 1 partner working at a time (except both partners complete the run together). Partners may partition the reps any way.

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 18:12 Rx

Saturday Schedule

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

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Lana Wilson
5,6p: Open Gym- Travis

CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 21st: 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 May BAF Day! We look forward to the next BAF Day in June. 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!