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WED 08.09.17 Mobility Night!

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Nancy and company on the first 400m sandbag carry for 31Heroes WOD.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
3:30p: Open Gym- Anthony
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
6:30p: Mobility Night- Dr. Jackie Varnum
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8:30p: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Overhead Squat (OHS) Ladder: In 16 minutes workup to a heavy Overhead Squat.
Maximum start weight: 95/65 (+10/5# per successful lift)

B. 10 Minute AMRAP
10 Wallballs (20/14) 10ft
10m Walking Lunges
10m Foot-hand crawl

Post max load for OHS. Post rounds and reps complete for WOD. 10m = 1 rep.
Ex: 165#, 6 + 10 Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Every minute on the minute (EMOM) for 10 minutes:
(15 seconds work : 45 seconds rest)
ODD: Max reps strict handstand pushups (HSPU)
EVEN: Dead hang L-sit hold

B. 7 Rounds For Time [14 minute time cap]:
(10/8) Cal Row
8 Kettlebell Swings (m = 16/24/32, w = 12/16/24kg)
10 AbMat Situps w/ Medball (20/14)

Post total reps of strict HSPU and time to finish WOD. Ex: 27, 10:55 Rx.


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 second session will focus on the squat and hips. Athletes will use banded distraction to increase range of motion and then use muscle activation and movement reinforcement to improve stability/mobility in the deadlift and squat.

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

FRI 06.23.17

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Bocce Ball! CrossFit style!! #orangeisthenewpallino


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. 12 minutes every minute on the minute (EMOM):
(30 seconds work: 30 seconds rest)
ODD: 1 Set of Max Consecutive Jump Rope (singles, Speed Step, or DU)
EVEN: Overhead Squats (OHS) (m = 45/95/135, w = 35/65/95)

Score total Jump Rope from each round and total OHS. Ex: 205 DU, 34 L2

B. Medball Bocce Ball!

And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD

“Randy & Tommy V”


Complete For Time: [22 Minute Time Cap]
75 Power Snatch (m = 45/65/75, w = 35/45/55)
Partner Pushup Position Plank Hold

Then...
12-9-6 Rope Climbs**
Partner Dead Hang Hold
21-15-9 Thrusters (m = 75/95/115, w = 55/65/85)
Partner Bottom Air Squat Hold

**Wear long socks or pants to protect your legs for rope climbs. Rope climbs are not permitted without long socks/protective gear.

All reps are team totals. Partners may partition the reps any way. Only one person working at a time. While one person is working the other person must be in a static hold.

Level+ = Wall Handstand Hold, Chin-over Bar Bent Knee L-sit Hold, Bottom Squat Hold w/ KB (24/16).

Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 16:17 L3.


Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Monica

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Neal
12p: CFM Dog Days Brunch at Henry's in Midtown!!

FRI 05.05.17 “Marvel Galaxy” WOD on Saturday!

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Teamwork and High Fives to finish out partner WOD Saturday


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!!


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Snatch Complex: In 10 minutes work up to a moderate weight of:
1 Power Snatch
1 Overhead Squat

B. “Nancy” [Time Cap 24 Minutes]
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...

“Marvel Galaxy”

3:30 Minute “Iron AMRAP”**
200m Run
5 Jerk (m = 75/115/155, w = 55/85/105)
5 Bar Facing Burpees
AMRAP Wallballs (m = 10 to 9ft/14/20 to 10ft, w = 6/10/14 to 9ft)

Rest 4 minutes

3:30 minute “Cap’ AMRAP”
200m Run**
5 Clean & Jerk (m = 75/115/155, w = 55/85/105)
5 Bar Facing Burpees
AMRAP 1-Arm Dumbbell Snatch (m = 25/35/50, w = 15/25/35)

Rest 4 minutes

3:30 minute “Thor AMRAP”
200m Run**
20 Sledgehammers (10)
5 Hammer Facing Burpees
AMRAP Hammer Overhead Lunges (10)

Rest 4 minutes

3:30 minute “Star-Lord AMRAP”
200m Run
250m Row
5 Burpees over Erg
AMRAP Slamballs (20/15)

**During the Iron AMRAP athletes wear weighted vest (20/14) aka “Iron Man Suit” during the entire AMRAP. During the Cap’ AMRAP athletes carry plate (45/25) aka “Cap’s Shield” just for the 200m Run. During the Thor AMRAP athletes are holding the Sledgehammer aka “Thor’s Hammer” until the hammer facing burpees.

Score is total Wallballs and total Snatches and total Lunges and total Slamballs.
Ex: 39, 36, 32, 31 = 138 L3


Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Monica

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Neal
12:15p: Stretch & Mobility- Michael

FRI 02.03.17

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Stacy getting in some last second reps of bar facing burpees.

Stacy getting in some last second reps of bar facing burpees.


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.

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Overhead Squat: In 15 minutes working up to a heavy single

B. Teams of 2. For Time Complete [16 Minute Time Cap]:
60 Pullups (Ring Rows = L1, C2B = L2/L3+)
60 Cal row
30 Overhead Squats (m = 15/55/95, w = 15/45/65)
20 Overhead Squats (m = 35/75/115, w = 25/55/80)
10 Overhead Squats (m = 55/95/135, w = 35/65/95)

All reps are team totals. One partner working at a time.

Post load for Overhead Squat and time for WOD. Ex: 155#, 12:40 L2.

And coming Saturday...

“Tekken Tag Team”
Partner WOD. Teams of 2:
8 Minute AMRAP
40 Double Unders
20 Calorie Row
10 1-arm Kettlebell Snatch (alt) (24/16kg)

Rest 2 Minutes

6 Minute AMRAP
30 Double Unders
15 Calorie Row
10 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)

Rest 2 Minutes

4 Minute AMRAP
20 Double Unders
10 Calorie Row
10 Sumo Deadlift High Pull (24/16kg)

Partners may partition the rounds and reps any way. Only one partner working at a time. Partners must tag to exchange who is working.

Score reps from each AMRAP and total reps. Ex: 325 + 187 + 136 = 648 Rx

Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule

9a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Stretch & Mobility Michael. Click here to reserve

TUES 11.29.16 “Freedom Sauce”

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Matt D

Matt D


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

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- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Jackie
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

“Freedom Sauce”
L3
3 Minute AMRAP
21 Overhead Squats (95/65#)
21 Over-the-Erg Burpees
Max Calorie Row
Rest 3:00

3 Minute AMRAP
18 Overhead Squats (115/80#)
18 Over-the-Erg Burpees
Max Calorie Row
Rest 3:00

3 Minute AMRAP
15 Overhead Squats (135/95#)
15 Over-the-Erg Burpees
Max Calorie Row
Rest 3:00

3 Minute AMRAP
12 Overhead Squats (155/105#)
12 Over-the-Erg Burpees
Max Calorie Row

Post score = total calories after all 4 rounds. Ex: 52 L3.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Back Squat:
Every minute on the minute for 6 minutes 2 Back Squat at 85% of 1 RM
7th minute: Max unbroken reps.

B. 4 Rounds [16 Minute Time Cap]
10 Jerk (m = 75/100/125, w = 55/70/85)
10 Kettlebell Swings (m = 20/24/32, 16/20/24kg)
100m Sprint
Rest 1 minute between rounds

Post load and reps for back squat and time for WOD. Ex. 290#, 6 reps, 11:10 L3.



FRI 11.04.16

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CFM November Member of the Month Chris Hovis

CFM November Member of the Month Chris Hovis


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Overhead Squat Complex: In 15 minutes work up in weight to a heavy complex from the floor.
1 Snatch + 1 Overhead Squat
@ 80% 1RM Snatch

B. “Tootsie Roll” [15 Minute Time Cap]
For time:
Buy-in: 1,000m Row
Directly into:
21-15-9
Overhead Squats (m = 45/65/95, w = 35/45/65#)
KB Swings (m = 16/20/24, w = 8/12/16kg)

Post load for complex and time for the WOD. Ex: 165#, 12:14 L3

And coming Saturday...

A. Hang Power Clean: In 15 minutes work up to a 1RM Hang Power Clean.

B. 5 Rounds For Time [18 Minute Time Cap]
12 Hang Power Clean (@55% Max C&J)
12 Push Jerk (@55% Max C&J)
12 Toes to Bar

Post load for clean and time for the WOD. Ex: 265#, 15:14 @ 135#

Saturday Schedule

9a: Open Gym- Dan
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Dyer
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Dyer
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller. Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule

10a: Open Gym- Michael
11a: CFM Brunch Social!
12:15p: Yoga- Alexis Story. Click here to reserve

MON 09.26.16

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Coach Anthony at the top of a heavy set of 155# thrusters.

Coach Anthony at the top of a heavy set of 155# thrusters.


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 Complex: In 15 minutes work up in weight for the complex:
1 Power Snatch
1 Overhead Squat
1 Hang Squat Snatch
(Aim for 75% of 1 RM Power Snatch or Hang Squat Snatch)

B. For Time [12 minute time cap]
21 Power Snatch
21 Pullups
15 Overhead Squat
15 Chest To Bar Pullups
9 Squat Snatch
9 Bar Muscle Ups

Weight for the barbell:
Men = 45/65/95
Women = 25/45/65

Post load for complex and time for WOD. Ex: 155#, 8:22 Rx+.

And coming tomorrow...TUESDAY

A. Front Rack Mobility: Spend 8 minutes working on improving front rack mobility
Thoracic/lat foam roll
Banded front rack stretch
Wrist extensor stretch

B. “Hang With 'Em” [16 Minute Time Cap]
Complete all Rep Rounds (10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1)
Hang Squat Clean Thrusters (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)
Bar Facing Burpees

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 14:27 L3