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WED 06.21.17

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Congratulations Travis and Coach Brianna!! We welcome your new baby Emerson to the CFM Family!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
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: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Skill: Medball Throw Challenge
In 8 minutes complete 4 rounds of Medball Throws (vertical target)
10 reps at 9ft
8 reps at 10ft
6 reps at 11ft
4 reps at 12ft
Complete the 4 rounds by increasing the weight each round:
m = 8,10,12,14# / 10,12,14,20# / 12,14,20,30#
w = 6,8,10,12# / 8,10,12,14# / 10,12,14,20#

B. 15 Minutes As Many Rounds As Possible (AMRAP):
5 Push Press (m = 75/115/155, w = 55/85/105)
10 Medball Throws to vertical target (m = 10/14/20 to 10ft, w = 6/10/14 to 9ft)
15 Air Squats
30 second Pushup Position Plank Hold

Post number of sets completed for Medball Throws (max score 16). Post total rounds completed for AMRAP (each second on plank hold = 1 rep)
Ex: 16 L2, 7+45 reps L2


And coming tomorrow...

A. Deadlift: 3 sets of 5 reps. 60% of 5RM. Rest 2 minutes between sets.
Advanced Tempo: (3-0-X-1)**
**X = ½ second up/dynamic movement. 1 second hold at top. 3 second negative. 0 seconds at the bottom (touch-and-go).

B. Partner WOD
20 Minutes As Many Rounds As Possible (AMRAP):

250m Row
200m Run
6 Straight Leg Raises
8 Modified Ring Rows
10 Russian Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12 Burpees

Rounds and reps are team totals. 1 Partner working at a time on all movements. Athletes must tag to exchange who is working. A minimum of 3 burpees is required before alternating. Partners may partition the rounds and reps of other movements anyway. 250m row = 1 rep, 200m run = 1 rep.

Post load for deadlift and rounds + reps completed in AMRAP. Ex: 245#, 6+1 Rx


CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 22nd: 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. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Sunday, June 25th: CFM Dog Days of Brunch at 12pm at Henry's in Midtown. Join your fellow CFM Members for a nutrition brunch and social to celebrate the completion of our Lurong Nutrition challenge. Henry's is dog friendly so bring your pets with you for Brunch on the patio.

Thursday, June 29th: The Dunk Truck returns to CFM! Available dunk sessions are in the AM 6-9am and PM 4-8pm. Book your appoint while spots are available: Dunk Truck Book Now!

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. #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember

FRI 05.26.17 Memorial Day Weekend!

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Dan T. Picking up the Sandbag for a carry!


CFM Upcoming Events

Sat & Sun, May 27th & 28th: Join us for Yoga this Memorial Day Weekend. We have Yoga Saturday 12:15 pm with Lana Wilson and Sunday 12:15 pm with Will Milne. Yoga at CFM is a combination of slow flow, yin and restorative postures with a focus on position, breath, and relaxation of the mind and body. Free trial for first time visitors and friends and family guests are welcome! Click here for more details and to join us for Yoga!

Yoga with Will


Monday, May 29th: Memorial Day Murph 09:00 at Piedmont Park Active Oval. CFM Gym Closed. Meet at the park in the morning for the WOD.

Monday, May 29th: CFM Brunch at 11:00 at The Nook in Midtown. Join your fellow CFM Members for a nutrition brunch and social over Memorial Day weekend.

Friday-Saturday, June 2nd-4th: Atlantic Super Regional is Fri/Sat/Sun 9am-4pm each day. We will only have a 7, 8am class on Saturday 6/3 and then will be heading down to watch the top athletes compete for a spot at the CrossFit Games.

Thursday, June 22nd: 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!

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. Bear Complex: In 15 minutes working up to a heavy set of 3 cycles of Bear Complex.

Bear Complex 1 cycle:
1 Clean
1 Front Squat
1 Push Press
1 Back Squat
1 Back Press

B. “The Bear & The Maiden Fair”
3 Rounds For Time*
3 Cycles Bear Complex (m = 95/120/155, w = 65/85/105)
30 Cal Row
Rest 3 minutes between rounds

*Time Caps per round (on running clock):
3 minute Time Cap for round 1
9 minute Time Cap for round 2
15 minute Time Cap for round 3

Post max load for 3 cycles Bear Complex, and time to complete 3 rounds. If time cap reached before finishing row in 1st round, stop and rest 3 minutes then continue to round 2. Score is now total calories rowed before time caps.
Ex1: 185#, 11:40 L2
Ex2: 205#, (62 cal) L3


And coming Saturday...

“Jungle Race”

3 Rounds: Teams of 3
200m Medball carry 2x (20/14)
4x30ft Broad jumps to targets (6/4ft)
4 Rope climbs**
4x30ft Balance foot hand crawl
100m farmers carry 2x (m = 70/135, w = 50/95)
20 Tire flips
20 Slam ball toss (20/15 at 8/4ft)
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. 2 team members may be working at the same time.
Post time for team to complete WOD. Ex: 24:10 Rx.


Saturday Schedule

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

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Will Milne

WED 05.10.17

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Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. “Big Clean Complex”
6 Sets:
High Hang Squat Clean – Hang Squat Clean – Squat Clean – Push Press
High Hang Squat Clean – Hang Squat Clean – Squat Clean – Push Jerk
High Hang Squat Clean – Hang Squat Clean – Squat Clean – Split Jerk
*Each set consists of completing all 12 reps without dropping the bar. Rest as needed between rounds

B. Bulletproof Shoulders
Side Plank Rev-Fly 20x/side
Mod Pushup Y-hold (15 sec hold) 4x/side "Palm facing down"
Scapular Pushups 15x
T's (on a box) [5 reps + Overload] 4x "Thumbs up"
W's (on a box) [5 reps + Overload] 4x "Pinkies up"
Side Ext Rot. w/ 5# plate 15x/side

Post weight for each set. (f) indicates failed attempt.
Ex: 135/155/185/195/205f/135


And coming tomorrow...

A. Bulletproof Shoulders
Side Plank Rev-Fly 20x/side
Mod Pushup Y-hold (15 sec hold) 4x/side "Palm facing down"
Scapular Pushups 15x
T's (on a box) [5 reps + Overload] 4x "Thumbs up"
W's (on a box) [5 reps + Overload] 4x "Pinkies up"
Side Ext Rot. w/ 5# plate 15x/side

B. “Ticket to Ride” [25 Minute Time Cap]
3 Rounds of Run* + 10 Sledgehammers (10#)
500m Row
2 Rounds of Run* + 10 Sledgehammers (10#)
500m Row
1 Round of Run* + 10 Sledgehammers (10#)
500m Row

Run*
L1 = 200m
L2 = 300m
L3 = 400m

Post time for WOD. Ex: 21:10 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!!

WED 04.19.17 Lurong Info & Smoothie Session Today!

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Coach Anthony


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
5:45p: Lurong Info Session- Michael
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7:15p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8p: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Push Press: In 12 minutes workup to a heavy set of 3.

B. 4 Rounds for time [8 Minute Time Cap]:
4 Hang Power Clean (m = 115/155, w = 85/105)
8 Shoulder to overhead (m = 115/155, w = 85/105)
12 Pushups

Post load for press and time for WOD. Ex: 215#, 6:10 Rx+.

And coming tomorrow...Bring-A-Friend Day!

A. 500m Row For Time.

B. Partner WOD. 3k meter Row
Partners switch every 500m
While 1 partner is rowing the other completes as many rounds and repetitions as possible (AMRAP) of the following. Partners continue where their partner finishes:
5 Goblet Squats
10 Russian Kettlebell Swings
15 Abmat situps
(m = 16/24/32, w = 12/16/24)

Post time for 500m Row, team time for 3k Row, and total rounds and reps of AMRAP.
Ex: 1:45, 13:10, 15+5 L2.


CFM Upcoming Events

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 Members 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 04.03.17 Lurong Summertime Challenge Early Registration Today!

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Short drop under the bar to receive a power clean


Lurong Summertime Challenge

Early Registration for Lurong Summertime Challenge begins today at 2:00 PM. 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.



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- Brianna
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 sets of 2 reps. Working up to a heavy set of 2.

B. 12 minute AMRAP
40 Air Squats
25/20 Cal Row
10 Push Press (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/95)

Post load for press and total rounds and repetitions for AMRAP. Ex: 160#, 3+49 L2.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Double Unders: 10 minute EMOM (30 seconds work: 30 seconds rest)
ODD: Max Double Unders (DUs)
EVEN: Dead hang hold

B. “Middle Road” [15 Minute Time Cap]
Open: 400m Run
5 Rounds of
15 Slamballs (20/15)
10 Toes to Bar
Close: 400m Run

Score total DUs part A. and time for the WOD. Ex: 212, 9:50 Rx.

WED 03.08.17 Dunk Truck at CFM Today!

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Dez and Melissa


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Mar 8th:3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. Click here to sign up!

Friday, Mar 10th: The 2017 Open Continues in week 3! 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. This week we take on 17.3!

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- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8p: Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Front Squat: 3 sets of 5. Worksets at the same weight. Max reps final set.

B. 5 Rounds for time [13 Minute Time Cap]:
15 Wallballs (20/14) (m = 10ft/11ft, w = 9ft/10ft)
12 Sumo Deadlift High Pull (m = 75/95, w = 55/65)
9 Push Press (m = 75/95, w = 55/65)

Post load and reps for Front Squat and time to complete WOD. Ex: 255#, 7 reps, 5:12 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

A. Strict Pullups: Every minute on the minute for 7 minutes:
15 seconds max rep strict pullups* (may break up into multiple sets)
45 seconds rest

B. For Time: 0:00-6:00:
300m agility sprint (30 x 10m)
Rest remainder of 6 minutes

For Time: 6:00-12:00:
300m agility sprint (30 x 10m)
Rest remainder of 6 minutes

At 12:00 complete...
3 Rounds For Time [12 Minute Time Cap]:

200m sprint
4 Kettlebell snatch (left arm)
10m Sled Push (100/50)
200m sprint
4 Kettlebell snatch (right arm)
10m Sled Push (100/50)

Post reps for pullups, times for sprints, and time for WOD. Ex: 35, 67, 69, 10:40 (24kg)

FRI 01.20.17

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Sarah pausing at the bottom of a box front squat.

Sarah pausing at the bottom of a box front squat.


Upcoming CFM Events

Thursday, Jan 26th: Mobility Night with Dr. Jackie Varnum at 6pm. This will be the first session of a 2 part series going over mobility for CrossFit Athletes. This first session will focus on the squat and improving hip mobility through increased range of motion, muscle activation, and movement reinforcement.

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. Push Press: 4 sets of 5. Workups. 70-75-80-82% of 1 RM.

B. 21-15-9 Rep Rounds: [12 Minute Time Cap]
Deadlift (m = 115/165/225, w = 85/125/155)
Kettlebell Push Press (m = 16’s/20’s/24’s w = 8’s/12’s/16’s)

Post load for push press and time for WOD. Ex: 210#, 7:48 L3.

And coming Saturday...

Teams of 2
Rep Rounds 20-16-12-8-4 [28 Minute Time Cap]

Power Snatch (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/95)
Burpee
Power Clean (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/95)
Toes to Bar (L3), (T2R = L2, MBSU = L1)

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

Score is time to complete WOD. Ex: 21:30 L3

Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
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&Smash- Michael. Click here to reserve