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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

TUES 09.04.18

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Coach Pietsch pressing through stacked shoulders.


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- Brianna
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
8:45p: Yoga- Nikkia Nelson
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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

B. 7 Rounds
35 Double Unders
7 Kettlebell Swings (70/53)
5 Strict Ring Dips

Post load for heaviest set of 3 and time for WOD. Ex 185#, 10:22 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

A. Squat Clean (Touch & Go)
3-3-3-3-3

B. 3 Rounds
200m Run
10 Squat Cleans (115/75)
250m Row
20 Push Ups

Post load for T&G squat cleans and time for WOD. 205#, 13:54 Rx

FRI 08.03.18

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Alex practices her J-hook for rope climbs


CFM Upcoming Events

Sunday, August 4th: Handstand Mobility Workshop with Lana Wilson from 12:15-1:30 pm. Great for members wanting to improve their handstands and learn the progressions and tools that play an important role in getting, and staying, upside down. All levels are welcome and variations and modifications will be given to beginners and seasoned hand-standers alike!

Monday, August 5th: Mobility Night at 6:30pm with Dr Frasier. The focus will be Hips + Low Back and improving posterior chain movements.

Saturday, August 11th: 31 Heroes WOD. Heats will begin at 8:45am 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

#31Heroes


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8a: Open Gym- Brianna
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. For Time [15 min cap]
20 Shoulder to Overhead (115/75)
1 Rope Climb
15 Shoulder to Overhead
2 Rope Climbs
10 Shoulder to Overhead
3 Rope Climbs
10 Shoulder to Overhead
4 Rope Climbs
5 Shoulder to Overhead
5 Rope Climbs

B. 3 Rounds Not for time
10 Dual KB Box Step Up (5/5)
30 Russian Twists (DB/KB/Plate/slam ball)
*work to a moderate to heavy weight for each movement

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 9:10 Rx

And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD
Squat Clean Accumulate:
M/M Pair: 3,000lbs
M/F Pair: 2,500lbs
F/F Pair: 2,000lbs
[10min Cap] Directly Into
40-30-20-10
Single Arm DB Hang Clean and Jerk (50/35)
Burpees
*100m Run together after each Round*

Post weight used for cleans and total time to complete WOD Ex: 150, 12:35 Rx

Saturday Schedule

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

Sunday Schedule

8a: Aerobic Capacity- Travis
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Weightlifting- Anthony
12:15p: Handstand Mobility and Workshop- Lana Wilson
5,6p: Open Gym- Travis

MON 07.09.18

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Michelle practicing her rope climb technique using a foot clamp to help stand up and pull-up to chin over the bar.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8a: Open Gym- Brianna
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
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. Push Press
5-5-5-5

B. 3 Rounds
30/21 Calorie Row
25 Wallballs (20/14)
20 Dumbbell Hang Clean and Jerks (50/35)

Post load for time and time for WOD. Ex. 215#, 13:10 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

10 Rounds
5 Toes to Bar
6 Kettlebell Swings (70/53)
7 Burpee Box Jumps (24/20)

Post time for WOD. Ex. 9:48 Rx

CFM Upcoming Events

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

TUES 06.26.18

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Mr. Anderson


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Priscila Baptista
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

Seated DB Press
4-4-4-4 (each arm)

EMOM 10 (all movements in 1 minute)
5 Front Squats (95/65)
4 Push Press
3 Thrusters

Post load for press and EMOM. Ex: 50#, 95# Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

5 Rounds for Time
20 Sit Ups
3 Rope Climbs

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 7:49 Rx.

FRI 05.18.18 Happy 6th Anniversary CFM!!

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Celebrating 6 Years!


CFM 6th Anniversary!!

Saturday, May 19th: CFM is turning 6!!!! Come celebrate with us as we indulge in food, drinks and fun on Saturday, May 19th. Food and beverages will be provided, and this year will be catered by the always amazing Urban Pl8!!!

Thank you for being such an amazing community of folks! Excited to celebrate this awesome time with all of you!

#fitfamily #community #midtown #cfmstrong Happy 6th Anniversary CFM!!


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Press Complex
Shoulder Press + Push Press + Push Jerk
5 x 3+2+2

B. For Time:
400m Run
30 Overhead Plate Lunges (45/25)
20 Chest to Bar Pull Ups
100 Double Unders
20 Burpees
30 KB SDLHP (70/53)
400m Run

Post load for press and time for the WOD. Ex: 175#, 14:20 Rx

It's not about the speed, It's the distance.

It's not about the speed, It's the distance.


And coming Saturday...

“Kessel Run 500”
10 Minute AMRAP
Max distance meters row

Every 500m athlete must stop and complete:
3 deadlifts (m = 155/205/315, w = 105/155/215)
30 double-unders**

**Scale Doubles to DU+singles 10 reps, speed step 1:1, singles 1:1.

Score = Total meters rowed + deadlifts and double-unders completed in last partial round.
Ex: 3 complete rounds, plus 3 deadlifts = 1500+3 L3


Saturday Schedule

8:30a: Open Gym- Michael
9:30a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10:30a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
1-4p: 6th Anniversary Party!

And coming Sunday...

TBA

Sunday Schedule

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

WED 04.04.18

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Chris B.


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: In 15 minutes work up to a 5 rep max.

B. For Time [16 Minute Time Cap]:
10 Strict press
15 Overhead squat
20 Push press
25 Front squat
30 Push jerk
35 Back squat

Barbell weight (65/95/115, 45/65/80)

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 415#, 9:48 L3

And coming tomorrow...

A. Rope Climbs: In 15 minutes work on rope climbing technique**

B. “Upper Hand”
20 Minute AMRAP

2 Rope Climbs**
16 Pushups†
50 ft Walking Lunges

**Reminder that all CFM athletes must wear long socks or pants or leg sleeves to practice rope climbs or perform them in the WOD. Protect your shins and legs from rope burn.

† (Rx+ = 8 Strict HSPU)

Post rounds and reps for the WOD. Ex: 7 + 4 Rx.