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MON 08.10.15

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Strength Training continues tonight Mon/Wed at 8pm for a 8 week cycle.

Strength Training continues tonight Mon/Wed at 8pm for a 8 week cycle.


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. For 10 minutes every minute on the minute (EMOM): Complete 1 complex.
1 Power Clean
1 Hang Clean

B. Rep Rounds: 21-15-9
Squat Clean (95/65)
Hand Release Pushups

Post load for complex and time for rep rounds. Ex: 205# 8:10 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Kipping: In 15 minutes practice kipping progressions (floor/bar/rings)
Then... Max Unbroken Kipping Complex in 60 seconds:
1 Pullup
1 Toes-to-bar

B. For Time
60 Double Unders
30 Pullups
60 Double Unders
30 1-arm Kettlebell Snatch (alt) (24/16kg)
60 Double Unders
30 Toes to bar
60 Double Unders
30 Goblet Squats (24/16kg)

Post max unbroken sets for complex and time to complete WOD. Ex: 12, 10:55 Rx

FRI 07.17.15

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6pm burning Calories on the rower

6pm burning Calories on the rower

Upcoming CFM Events

Thursday, July 23rd: Bring-A-Friend Day. All levels beginner friendly partner WOD.
Rowing, Situps, Medball Passes.
Sat/Sun, July 25th & 26th CrossFit Games Viewing.
Saturday, August 1st:9am-12 noon. 31Heroes WOD.

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Bench: 3-3-3. In 9 minutes complete 3 sets working up in weight to heavy set of 3.
(85-90-93% of 1 RM) or (105-108-110% of 3x5)

B. For Time: [18 Minute Time Cap] #Kettlebell Friday
By In:
30 Situps
100m Single Kettlebell Carry (m = 24/32kg, w = 16/20kg)

Then complete:
9-6-3-6-9 Power Clean (m = 120/135, w = 85/95)
9-6-3-6-9 Kettlebell Swings (m = 24/32kg, w = 16/20kg)

Cash Out:
100m Single Kettlebell Carry (m = 24/32kg, w = 16/20kg)
30 Situps

Post load for Bench. Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 260#, 9:10 Rx


And coming Saturday...

"One More Rep"
Partner WOD

[20 Minute Time Cap] 41 Toes to Bar
41 Box jump-overs (24/20”)
41 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
41 Wallballs 10ft target (20/14)
41 Pullups
41 Medball Power Slams (20/14)

At the start do 1 burpee
At start of next minute do 2 burpees
At start of next minute do 3 burpees... and so on.

Only one partner working at a time on the chipper. 1 pullup bar, 1 box, 1 Kettlebell, 1 wallball per team. All reps are team totals and completed in chipper style so for example, all toes to bar must be complete before moving on to box over jumps and so on. All burpees are team totals, both partners may do these together but they do not have to be tandem (for example: one partner could do all 3 burpees at the start of the 3rd minute interval, then by the 10th minute, both partners could work at the same time and do 5 burpees each)

Post time to finish WOD: 12:15 Rx.

Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Tom
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Tom
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Tom
12p: Yoga- Monica Miller

Sunday Schedule

10a: All Levels CrossFit- Jason
11a: Competition Practice/Open Gym- Jason

THUR 07.09.15

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Jin and Michael relaxing after the WOD

Jin and Michael relaxing after the WOD

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
11a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Jason
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Tom
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Tom

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Cleans: In 15 minutes Clean 6 sets 1 rep workups.

B. 3 Rounds For Time [15 minute time cap]:
15 Power Clean (m = 120:155 / w = 85:105)
400m Run

Post load and type of clean and time to finish WOD.
Ex: 235# Squat Clean, 9:34. Rx+


And coming tomorrow...

A. 3 Rounds
Max Strict Ring Dips (30 seconds:90 seconds rest)
Max Parallette Pushups (30 seconds:90 seconds rest)

B. 5 Rounds: Kettlebell weight (24/16kg)
8 One-arm Russian Kettlebell Swings (Alternating arms)
4 One-arm Kettlebell Front Squat (Left arm)
8 One-arm Kettlebell Snatch (Alternating arms)
4 One-arm Kettlebell Front Squat (Right arm)

Post total for ring dips, total for pushups, and time to finish WOD. Ex: 38, 28, 8:10 Rx.


ANT-MAN Weekend and Monday Schedule

Saturday 7/11: 9,10,11am classes ANT-MAN WOD and Movie Promo, 12pm Yoga Monica Miller.
Sunday 7/12:10am class, 11am competition practice/open gym, 6pm strength training/open gym.
Monday 7/13: 6, 7am class, 8am open gym, 12pm class, 4pm open gym, 5pm, 6pm evening classes only.
7:30pm ANT-MAN Screening for CrossFit Midtown

THUR 07.02.15

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July 4th Holiday Schedule

Thursday 7/2: 6,7am classes,8am open gym, 12pm, 5,6pm classes.
Friday 7/3: Closed for Observance of Independence Day.
Saturday 7/4: 10am class only. Captain America WOD.
Sunday 7/5:10am class, 11am open gym.

Zach getting work done on the tire

Zach getting work done on the tire

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Power Cleans: Every minute on the minute 1 Power Clean (80% of 1 RM) for 8 minutes.

B. Group WOD: In teams of 2-6 complete 20 reps per person for each of the following movements:
Toes to bar
Deadlift (315/275/225)**
Tire Flips
Box Jumps (24/20) Step downs only

[20 minute time cap]. May be completed in any order and partition the reps any way. All athletes may be working at the same time. Each member of the team must complete a minimum of 10 reps of each movement. **For Deadlift male teams 315, mixed teams 275, and female teams 225.

Post load for power cleans and time to finish group WOD. If time capped post ratio of reps completed:
Ex1: 115, team of 2: 12:12 T2R
Ex2: 215, team of 5: 375 out of 400 reps = 94% Rx


And coming Saturday...4th of July!!

Captain America Partner WOD
20 Minute AMRAP
4 Jab-jab-cross-elbow-elbow-knee-knee
6 Archer pullups (3 per side)
8 Overhead Walking Lunges with plate (45/25)
200m run
20m Sled push (100/50)

Partners alternating each round. All reps are per person. Tape hands / use gloves for boxing. Wear red, white, and blue.

Post total rounds and reps completed. 200m and 20m sled push are each 1 rep (20 reps/round).
Ex: 9+8 Rx.

WED 06.17.15

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Matt C. Travel WOD

Matt C. Travel WOD

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
8p: Power Lifting- Lis

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Power Clean: 8 minutes. Every minute on the minute 2 Power Clean. Workups.

B. 5 Rounds
3 Hang power clean (m=120:155 / w=85:105)
10 Box Jumps (24/20)
3 Hang power clean
10 Medball Power Slams (20/14)

Post load for Power Clean and time to complete rounds. Ex: 215#, 9:21 Rx+

And coming tomorrow...

A. Strict Handstand Pushups (HSPU): 7 Rounds of
15 seconds work: As many strict HSPU as possible. Multiple sets permitted.
45 seconds rest

B. Partner WOD (24 minute time cap): 1 rower, 1 barbell, 1 pullup bar per team. 1st Partner starts on 250m Row, when they are finished they move to Thrusters and 2nd partner may start on row and so on completing rounds conga line style.

“Jackie Snacks”
12 Rounds (6 per person)

250m Row
10 Thrusters (45/35)
6 Pullups (Rx+ C2B Pullups)

Post total reps of HSPU and time for team to complete 12 rounds. Ex: 42, 16:35 Rx+.

FRI 06.05.15

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Why do we do CrossFit? People join CrossFit for fitness and health benefits. And we see results for new athletes in their first 3 months, continued improvement at 6 months, and further progress at 1 year across all physical skills, performance benchmarks, and health markers. Beyond a year what is the long term benefit of resistance training and CrossFit's prescribed high intensity, functional movements, constantly varied? What is the benefit for continuing to train as we age past 30-40-50-60-70+ years old regardless of how old we are when we start?

According to recent studies resistance training (which includes: weightlifting, gymnastics, plyometrics, and yoga) increases your life span, adds functional, active years to your life, and reverses the aging process at a cellular and genetic level. Click here to read more: Why getting physically stronger will help you live longer "io9 publication" by George Dvorsky

Coach Casey cueing corrections for the bottom of the front squat.

Coach Casey cueing corrections for the bottom of the front squat.

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
4p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin

Workout of the Day (WOD)

"8 Cubed"
Complete 8 Rounds for Time of: [24 minute time cap]

8 Bar-facing burpees
8 Air Squats
8 AbMat Situps
8 Power Clean (75/55)
8 Push Press (75/55)
8 Jumping Lunges (Alternating. 4 each leg)
8 Pushups
8 Barbell Lateral Hops

Post time to complete 8 rounds. If time cap is reached, post total reps.
Example 1: 18:10 Rx.
Example 2: (24:00) 501 reps Rx.


And coming Saturday...

Team WOD: “Jungle Race”
3 Rounds: Teams of 3
200m Medball carry 2x (20/14)
4x30ft Broad jumps to targets (6ft)
4 Rope climbs**
4x30ft Balance foot hand crawl
100m KB farmers carry 2x (32/24kg)
20 Tire flips
20 PVC toss 10ft
12 Burpee wall jumps (48”)

**Must wear long socks or pants to protect shins/legs on rope climbs.

All reps and distances are team totals. All team members may be working at the same time.

Post time for team to complete WOD. Ex: 32:10 Rx.

Saturday Schedule

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

Sunday Schedule

10a: All Levels CrossFit- Dyer
11a: Open Gym- Dyer

TUES 06.02.15

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We <3 Squats

We <3 Squats

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Weighted Pullup: 5 sets of 4. All sets at same weight. Max reps on final set.

B."Firefly"
8 minute AMRAP:
5 Power Clean (95:135 / 65:95)*
10 Toes to Bar
15 Air Squats

Rest until 10 minute mark. Then...

2 minute AMRAP:
7 Front Squat (95:135 / 65:95)
3 Burpees

Rest 2 minutes

2 minute AMRAP:
7 Burpees
3 Front Squat (95:135 / 65:95)

*(men Rx:men Rx+ / women Rx:women Rx+)

Post load and max reps for weighted pullups. Post total reps from each AMRAP.
Ex: 55# 5 reps, 148, 30, 37, Rx+.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 5 Worksets. Same weight all sets. 3rd set max reps.

B. Rep Rounds of 25-20-15-10-5 [15 minute time cap]
Double Unders
Wallballs (20/14) 10ft target
10 reps each round Floor Wipers (135/95) (L+R=1)

Post load and reps for bench and time for WOD. Ex: 245#, 6 reps, 9:10 Rx.