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WED 07.22.15

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Lined up for a 200m sprint before the start of the WOD

Lined up for a 200m sprint before the start of the WOD


31Heroes WOD Hosted by CrossFit Midtown

Sign up to participate in the WOD on Saturday, August 1st from 9am-12pm. This WOD was created specifically to honor the 30 men and one dog that gave their lives for our country on August 6, 2011. It is 31 minutes long—one minute in remembrance of each hero. For more details of the event, WOD description, Open & Scaled divisions, heat times, and to register & donate click here.
#WorkoutToRemember

#WorkoutToRemember


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
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- Michael
8p: Power Lifting- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Weighted Pullup: 3 sets of 7. All sets at same weight. Max reps on final set.

B. For Time: [11 minute time cap]
Open: 1000m Row
3 Rounds
4 Thrusters (m = 120/155, w = 85/105)
12 Burpees

Post load and max reps for weighted pullups. Post time to complete WOD. If time capped, score reps completed of 3 rounds (16 reps/round).
Ex1: 25# 11 reps, 6:39 Rx+
Ex2: 5x3 1/2 pullup segmented + negatives, 41, Rx


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

This week we have a partner WOD for Bring-A-Friend (BAF) Day. This is a beginner friendly, all levels, partner WOD so look to invite a friend, family, or co-worker to come check out CrossFit Midtown and get in a great workout! We’ll be teaching the deadlift as it’s one of the foundational movements.


A. Deadlift: Every 30 seconds for 6 minutes: 1 Deadlift 80% of 5 RM

B. 5 Rounds For Time: Partner WOD.
(20/18/16) Cal Row**
15 Situps w/ Medball (20/14)
20 Partner Medball Chest Pass (20/14) 6ft
15 Medball Deadlift (20/14)

All reps are team totals and the reps and rounds may be partitioned anyway. **Partner maintains a plank position with toes on the Medball while other partner does row. Men = 20 cal, M/F teams = 18, and Women = 16 per round.

Post weight for deadlift and time to complete WOD. Ex: 285#, 11:47 Rx.

MON 07.13.15 CFM Movie Screening for ANT-MAN!

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Be Big! CFMers on Saturday for the ANT-MAN WOD.

Be Big! CFMers on Saturday for the ANT-MAN 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- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
7:30pm: ANT-MAN Screening for CrossFit Midtown. Details click here.

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: In 16 minutes work up to a 5 rep max.

B. 6 Rounds: (40 seconds work : 20 seconds rest)
Row for Cal
Air Squat

Post load for Deadlift, total cal and total wallballs: 415#, 125, 180

And coming tomorrow...

A. 10 minutes every minute on the minute (EMOM)
2 Hang Power Snatch (75% of 1 rep max)

B. Teams of 2:
5 Rounds for Time [14 minute Time Cap]

10 Hang Power Snatch (m = 75/95, w = 55/65)
10 Box Jumps Overs (24/20”)

Rounds and reps are individual totals. Each team has one barbell and one box. Both athletes may be working at the same time on snatch and jumps. Time is finished when both partners have finished 5 rounds.

Post load for Snatch. Post time to finish WOD. If time capped post total reps (20 reps per round). Ex: 165, 6:55 Rx+

THUR 06.25.15 Bring-A-Friend Day!!

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Gracie & Dan

Gracie & Dan

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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

B. Partner WOD
3 Rounds (all reps are per person)
250m Row
200m Run
6 Toes to rings
8 Ring Rows
10 Russian Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12 Tandem Burpees

To start each round of the partner WOD each partner does a 250m Row and a 200m run. While one is rowing the other runs and then they switch. Only when both are finished both row and run, one partner starts on the first triplet while one rest. They alternate and then start the 12 Tandem Burpees (doing a double high five each rep).

Post load for deadlift and time to complete WOD. Ex: 245#, 16:21 Rx


And coming tomorrow...

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

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

B. Medball Bocce Ball!

THUR 06.18.15

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Push, Pull, Sprint WOD Saturday. CFMers working to be rock solid.

Push, Pull, Sprint WOD Saturday. CFMers working to be rock solid.

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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+.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Front Squats: In 16 minutes work up to a 2 rep max.

B. 2 Rounds for Time
15 1-arm Kettlebell Front Squat (R-arm) (24/16kg)
15 Toes to bar
15 1-arm Kettlebell Front Squat (L-arm) (24/16kg)
15 GHD Situps

Post load for Front Squat and time to complete rounds. Ex: 285#, 9:45 Rx

TUES 06.16.15

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Coach Tom working with Sarah on the rope climb foot clamp: J-hook.

Coach Tom working with Sarah on the rope climb foot clamp: J-hook.

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Dyer
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. Deadlift: In 18 minutes work up to a 5 rep max.

B. 8 minutes as many rounds and reps as possible (AMRAP) of:
5 Wallball Shots (20/14) 10ft target
5 Sumo Deadlift High Pull (32/24kg)

Rest 1 minute. Then at minute 9:00:
500m Row for Time.

Post load for Deadlift. Post total reps completed in 8 minutes and then time for 500m Row.
Ex: 385#, 116, 1:28


And coming tomorrow...

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+

THURS 06.11.15

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Throwing and catching practice for Hope and Sarah

Throwing and catching practice for Hope and Sarah

Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Handstand Holds: In 10 minutes work on progressions for handstand hold. Then...
Tabata Interval: 8 Rounds
20 seconds handstand hold
10 seconds rest

B. Partner WOD (20 minute Time Cap)
100-200-300-400m Row
2-4-6-8 Kettlebell Man-makers (m=16/20’s, w=12/16’s kg)

All reps and distances are individual totals. One partner rowing while other completing Man-makers and then they switch. Once both are finished their 100m and 2 Man-makers they switch and begin round 2.

Post time for both partners to complete WOD.
Ex: 11:26 Rx+


And coming tomorrow...

A. 3 Rounds (4 minutes per round)
OPEN: 1 Set of Max Rep Strict Chinups
Then in remaining time…
1 Set of Max Consecutive Double Unders

Post total strict chinups and total of max consecutive Jump Ropes from 3 rounds.
Ex: 51 / 402 Rx


B. 3 Rounds (work 40s:rest 20s)
Toes-to-bar
Box Jumps (24/20”) (step downs only)
Tire flips
Burpees
Rest 1 minute between rounds

Post total reps completed. Ex: 152 Rx

THUR 06.04.15 Bear Complex

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Hold that bar and watch me do T2B

Hold that bar and watch me do T2B

Today's schedule

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

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 (120/85)
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: 175#, 11:40 Rx.
Ex2: 95#, 72 cal.


And coming tomorrow...

"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.