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MON 02.12.18 1st Quarterly Progress Checks!!

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May the force be strong with you!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
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: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Olympic Total: 1 rep max Snatch followed by 1 rep max Clean & Jerk

B. 1 Minute Max Cals Airdyne

Post max load for Snatch and C&J and total cal. Ex: 185#, 275#, 32


And coming tomorrow...

“Super 8”

8 Minute AMRAP:

Complete as many reps and rounds as possible:

8 Burpee Box Jump Overs (m = 20/24/30, w = 14/20/24)**
8 Power Cleans
8 Thrusters

Barbell weight:
(m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)

**L1/L2 may perform burpee step up overs.

Post rounds and reps from AMRAP. Ex: 5+4 L3.

THUR 02.16.17 “Mary Ann”

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Shannon at the top position of a pike handstand pushups (HSPU).


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- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8p: Oly Weightlifting- Anthony

CFM gymnastics/high skill benchmark WOD "Mary Ann" and scaling options


Workout of the Day (WOD):

“Mary Ann”
5 Rounds
7 Handstand Pushups
14 Pistols
21 Double unders

Post time to complete WOD: 7:48 Rx. Compare scores to 12/8/16.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Thruster: In 10 minutes work up to a moderate set of 2

B. "Fran"
21-15-9
Thrusters (95/65)
Pullups

Post load of thruster and time to complete WOD. Ex: 205#, 4:15 Rx

Upcoming CFM Events

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.

Sunday, Mar 5th: CFM Bunch Social 11am catered by Flying Biscuit!.

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

FRI 08.19.16 “Fran”

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Sarah completing overhead walking lunges

Sarah completing overhead walking lunges


Atlanta Fitness Expo 10am-4pm Piedmont Park Promenade. 2-4pm CrossFit Competition. Click here to sign up and for more details. $200 cash prize 1st place and $75 2nd place!
Sunday, August 14th-21st: Quarterly Progress Check-Ins. We’ll be testing C&J and Snatch, Fran, Mary Anne, McFeaters, and Baseline.
Wednesday, August 24th: 7:30pm. Advance free screening of Mechanic: Resurrection featuring Jason Statham.
Thursday, August 25th: Bring-A-Friend Day. All levels beginner friendly partner WOD.
Saturday, Sept 10th:9-12am. Lurong Kickoff Party & Team Selections.
Tuesday, Sept 13th:3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing

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. Thruster Complex: In 10 minutes work up to a moderate/heavy complex:
1 Squat Clean Thruster (“Cluster”)
2 Thrusters

B. Fran
21-15-9
Thrusters (95/65)
Pullups

Post load of complex and time to complete WOD. Ex: 155#, 4:15 Rx

And coming Saturday...

CrossFit in the Park. We are putting Atlanta athletes to the test to compete in this CrossFit at the Park competition this Saturday 8/20 at Piedmont Park Promenade 2-4pm as part of the Celebrity Sweat Ultimate Fitness Challenge and Expo. Registration is free and there will be a cash prize of $200 for 1st place and $75 for 2nd place. Open to all Crossfit levels and Expo attendees. Workouts released on the facebook event page and include classic crossfit movements and some odd object tasks. To sign up for the competition and to register a spot, fill out your name on the sign up sheet: COMPETITION SIGN UP

Saturday Schedule

11a: Open Gym- Travis
12:15p: Yoga- Monica. Click here to reserve
2-4p: CrossFit at the Park

Sunday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Anthony
12:15p: Yoga- Alexis Story. Click here to reserve

THUR 08.11.16 3rd Quarterly Progress Checks Next Week!

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Quarterly Progress Checks

Next week 8/14-2/21 is the quarterly progress checks where we retest workouts from the previous year. There will be benchmark WODs or lifts each day.

Is this your first Quarterly Check-In Week?

Here's what's about to go down...
1. Retest your baseline! For one of your workouts for the week, you'll retest your Baseline. You also have the option to retest your Baseline WOD on Sunday at Open Gym on 8/14 or 8/21 from 11am-12pm OR any Open Gym during the week.
2. Goal-Setting & reflection: At the beginning of class on Mon & Tues, we'll take 5 minutes to reflect on our progress over the last three months and since the beginning of 2016. We'll look to set some goals for the next quarter. If you prefer to spend more time on goal-setting, join Mike next Thursday evening, August 18th from 7-7:30pm for a goal-setting workshop. We'll take some time to visualize what we want our future to be like, then set smaller, action steps to achieve our longer-term goals.
3. Record your results! If you haven't been doing it already, now is the time to start tracking your progress in the gym. Use the Zen Planner Phone App, or you can track through the Zen Planner web page. Or Google Docs, or old school with a journal. We have journals available at the ProShop.

It's time to put all your hard work and training to the test. Are we getting fitter? Are we healthier? Next week marks the perfect time to re-evaluate our goals and make plans with actionable steps for the next 3 months and into the 2017. If you have any questions about Quarterly Progress Checks (QPC), ask your coach at the gym or email us.

Together we rise.  Together we prevail. Forward to the morning.

Together we rise.
Together we prevail.
Forward to the morning.


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD):

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 5 reps. Worksets at the same weight. Max Reps in the final set.

B. 14 Minute Every minute on the minute (EMOM):
ODD: 2x50m Shuttle sprint for time
EVEN: 20 seconds reverse plank hold (Purvottanasana)

Post load and reps for Bench, and total time (seconds) for sprints. Ex: 245#, 6 reps, 148 seconds


And coming tomorrow...

A. Deadlift: 5 sets of 2 reps. Working up to heavy set of 2 touch and go. Start at 80% of 1 RM deadlift. Rest 2 minutes between sets.

B. 10 Minute AMRAP Ascending Ladder
Rep Rounds of:
3-6-9-12-15-18-21-24-...
Ring Rows
AbMat V-Ups
6 Deadlift (225/155) [65% of part A]
Post final load for deadlift and total reps completed in AMRAP. Ex: 375#, 208 Rx

Upcoming CFM Events

Friday, August 12th: 7-7:30pm. Nutrition & Lurong Championship Challenge Information Session. Click here to sign up and more details. Lurong Challenge begins, Monday, September 12th.
Sunday, August 14th-21st: Quarterly Progress Check-Ins. Check back on Thursday's for more details. We’ll be testing C&J and Snatch, Fran, Mary Anne, McFeaters, and Baseline.
Tuesday, August 23rd: 7:30pm. Advance screening of Mechanic: Resurrection featuring Jason Statham.
Thursday, August 25th: Bring-A-Friend Day. All levels beginner friendly partner WOD.
Saturday, Sept 10th:9-12am. Lurong Kickoff Party & Team Selections.
Tuesday, Sept 13th:3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing