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TUES 12.05.17 “CrossFit Total”

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Cary


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Will Milne
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Workout of the Day (WOD)

CrossFit Total
1 Rep Max Back Squat
1 Rep Max Shoulder Press
1 Rep Max Deadlift

Post weights for each lift and total. Ex: 250#, 150#, 365#, (765#)


And coming tomorrow...

A. Power Snatch: 2-2-2-2-2 work ups.

B. “Snatch & Go”
4 Rounds for Time [11 Minute TIme Cap]

10 Toes to bar**
10 Snatch (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/95)*

**L2 = knees to 90, L1 = situps
*For L1 the movement may be ground to overhead

Post load for snatch and time for the WOD. Ex: 175, 9:23 L3.

TUES 07.25.17

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Coach Travis


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- Ellen
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Will Milne
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Shoulder Press: 4 sets of 4 (80% of 5 rep max) (3-0-X-1)*
3 second negative. 0 seconds at the bottom (touch-and-go). *X = ½ second up (dynamic). 1 second hold at top.

B. 9 minute as many rounds as possible (AMRAP):
20 Double Unders
14 Air Squats
1 Rope Climb (15ft)**

**Athletes must wear long socks or pants to protect shins when climbing the rope. Scale to 10ft rope climb 1:1, 1ft rope climb hold for 5 seconds, Knee-raise dead hang hold 10 seconds

Post load for Press. Post total rounds and reps from AMRAP. Ex: 135#, 7+10 Rx.

And coming tomorrow...

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
5 Thrusters (m = 75/105/155, w = 55/75/105)
11 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 L3
Ex2: strict 8 reps, [41], L2


CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, July 27th: 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!

Wednesday, August 2nd and 9th Mobility Nights with Dr. Jackie Varnum. Mobility Night is at 6:30pm and group classes will run on the half hour. This will be a 2 part series going over mobility for CrossFit Athletes. This first session will focus on the shoulder and overhead movements. Athletes will use banded distraction to increase range of motion and then use muscle activation and movement reinforcement to improve stability/mobility in the overhead press and overhead squat.

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. Click here for event details and to donate for this great cause! #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember

THUR 06.01.17

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Havin' that good feelin' after finishin' a tough character buildin' WOD


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Shoulder Press: 3 sets of 5. Worksets. Rest 2-3 minutes between sets.

B. 5 Rounds [18 Minute Time Cap]
21 Slamballs (20/15)
15 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12/9 Cal Row
Rest 1 minute between rounds

Post load and reps for press and time for WOD. Ex: 135#, 7 reps, 15:33 Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Front Squats: 5 sets of 3 reps working up to heavy set of 3. Rest 2-3 minutes between sets.

B. 3 Rounds of:
2 minutes as many repetitions as possible (AMRAP):

5 Front Squat (50% Part A.)
5 Pullups
5 Toes To Bar
5 Power Clean (50% Part A.)
2 minute rest between each 2 minute AMRAP.

Re-start each AMRAP on Front Squats.

Post 3 Rep Max Front Squat, total reps from 3 rounds of AMRAP and load.
Ex: 285#, 164 @ 145#


CFM Upcoming Events

Friday-Saturday, June 2nd-4th: Atlantic Super Regionals is Fri/Sat/Sun 9am-4pm each day. We will only have a 7, 8am class, and 9:15am Yoga 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! 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.

MON 12.05.16 4th Quarterly Progress Checks!!

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Su-Mei

Su-Mei


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. CrossFit Total
1 Rep Max Back Squat
1 Rep Max Shoulder Press
1 Rep Max Deadlift

B. 1 Minute Max Cals Airdyne

Post weights for each lift, total, and max cals. Ex: 250#, 150#, 365#, (765#), 35

And coming tomorrow...

Baseline Plus [17 Minute Time Cap]
Level 3
2 Rounds
500m Row
40 Goblet Squats (24/16kg)
30 Wall Sit Ups
20 Deficit Pushups (3.5”/2.5”)
10 Strict Pullups

Level 2
2 Rounds
500m Row
40 Air Squats
30 Wall Sit Ups
20 Pushups
10 Pullups

Level 1
2 Rounds
500m Row
40 Air Squats
30 Wall Sit Ups
20 Incline Pushups (30”)
10 Ring Rows (toes under the rings)

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 11:40 L3

Upcoming CFM Events

Sunday, Dec 4th and 18th: 9-11am Weightlifting Workshop this a 2 part series setting the foundation for the snatch and clean & jerk for our Olympic Lifting Class & Programming starting Sunday, January 8th, 2017!

Monday, Dec 5th-11th: 4th Quarterly Progress Checks (QPC4) this week! We’ll have standard WODs and be re-testing Grace, CrossFit Total, Mary Ann, Baseline Plus, and Snatch & Go

Sunday, Dec 11th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day 9 and 10am. There will be an all-levels beginner friendly partner WOD. CFM Members email us to reserve a spot in a class with your friend (include their full name and email address)!

Thursday, Dec 15th: Star Wars: Rogue One Premiere Night for CFM! Wear your Star Wars costume or shirt and join us for a 9pm showing at Midtown Arts Cinema. Tickets available soon and more details posted on the Announcements Board.

**Save the Date!**
Friday, Dec 16th:
7-11pm CFM Holiday Party!!

FRI 11.25.16

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Alison and the Saturday morning crew

Alison and the Saturday morning crew


Today's schedule

12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
1p: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Shoulder Press: 5-4-3-2-1. Working up to a heavy single.

B. 15-12-9 Rep Rounds for Time: [15 Minute Time Cap]
Toes to Bar
Dumbbell Push Press (m = 35/50, w = 25/35)
Burpees over Erg
300 Meter Row after Each Round

Post load for Press and time for WOD. Ex: 186#, 9:49 Rx.

And coming Saturday...

"Grey Wolf"
For Time (m = 95/115/135, w = 55/70/85)
40 Power Clean
40 Air Squat
40 Bench Press
40 Double under
40 Deadlift
40 Burpees

Score is time to complete the WOD. Ex 19:30 L3.

**Save the Date!**
Friday, Dec 16th:
7-11pm CFM Holiday Party!!

Thanksgiving Schedule

Thursday
Gym Closed

Friday
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
1p: Open Gym- Michael

Saturday
9:30a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10:30a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11:45a-12:30p: Stretch&Smash Session- Michael

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

WED 11.16.16

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Jonathan

Jonathan


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
4p: Open Gym- Brianna
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Clean: In 18 Minutes work up to a 1 Rep Max

B. Shoulder Press: In 12 Minutes work up to a 5 Rep Max

C. 2 Minute AMRAPs. Rest 30 seconds between each set:
400m Run + Max Doubles
400m Run + Max Speed Step (R+L=1)
300m Run + Max Double Unders
300m Run + Max Speed Step (R+L=1)

Post load for clean and press and total reps of jump rope. Ex: 305#, 158#, 152 Rx.

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

A. Row Sprint: 1 minute max cal row

B. “Doublemint”
Partner WOD: 20 Minute AMRAP (as many rounds as possible):
10 Calorie Row, 10 Burpees
20 Calorie Row, 20 Box Jumps (24/20)
30 Calorie Row, 30 Kettlebell Swings (24/16)
40 Calorie Row, 40 Situps
50 Calorie Row, 50 Goblet Squats (24/16)

1 partner working at a time. All reps are team totals and teams may partition the reps any way.

Post max cal and total reps for the AMRAP. Ex: 31, 424 Rx

Upcoming CFM Events

Today, Wednesday, Nov 16th: 8pm Strength Training begins this evening and continues M/W 8pm and Sun 11am. This will be an 6 week cycle that builds into our Olympic Lifting Class & Programming starting Sunday, January 8th, 2017!

Thursday, Nov 17th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day all classes. There will be an all-levels beginner friendly partner WOD. CFM Members email us to reserve a spot in a class with your friend (include their full name and email address)!

Sunday, Nov 20th:CrossFit Games Invitational Live on Games.CrossFit.com from 4-6pm.

**Save the Date!**
Friday, Dec 16th:
7-11pm CFM Holiday Party!!

WED 08.24.16

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Tagging In. Ellen and Sarah.

Tagging In. Ellen and Sarah.


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Shoulder Press: 3 sets of 5. Worksets. Max reps in final set.

B. 5 Rounds for Time: [16 minute time cap]
6 Pullups (C2B = Rx+)
12 Wallball shots 10ft (20/14)
200m Sprint

Post load and reps for Press and time to compete WOD. Ex: 160#, 6 reps, 10:18 Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Front Box Squat: 5 sets of 2. Worksets same weight (@ 60% of 1 rep max). Rest 90 seconds between sets.

B. Partner WOD:
15 minutes as many rounds as possible (AMRAP):
30 Goblet Squats (24/16 kg)
30 Kettlebell Swings (24/16 kg)
30 Mountain Climbers (R+L=1)
30 Power Slam Balls (20/15)

1 Partner working at a time. All reps are team totals. Partners may partition the rounds and reps any way.

Post load for squats and total rounds + reps of AMRAP. Ex: 185#, 2+88 Rx