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TUES 10.24.17 “Raising The Bar”

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Kenny up at dawn and putting in some sledghammer work. #riseup


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

“Raising the Bar”

9 Minute AMRAP

8 Lateral Bar Hop Burpees
7 Cleans
6 Front Rack Lunges (Level 1 – Front Squats)
5 Shoulder to Overhead

(m = 65/95/135, w = 45/55/95)

Tips from Neal Maddox:

I trust you will enjoy this workout again. Think about your experience with the workout the first time around. Did you struggle in your transitions? Could you have taken more strategic rest? For example, if you need to break up a round, it is better to set the bar down after 6 cleans, rest and then clean the bar up into the front rack position for your 7th rep. This sets you up for your front rack lunges without doing an extra rep. Also, fight not to put the bar down during front rack lunges and shoulder to overhead, because every drop results in an extra clean. Have fun, stay steady, and we can't wait to see your improvements. - Neal Maddox - 7 Time Games Athlete

Post rounds and reps completed. Ex: 7+7 L3

Compare to 09.19.17

And coming tomorrow...

A. Weighted Pullups: 3 sets of 5 reps worksets. Max reps 3rd set.

B. Rep Rounds For Time [14 Minute Time Cap]
21-18-15-12-9-6-3
Sumo Deadlift High Pull (m = 65/75/95, w = 45/55/65)
7-6-5-4-3-2-1
Shuttle Sprint (20m down 20m back = 1)

Post weight and reps for pullups, then time for the WOD.
Ex: 50#, 6 reps, 10:11 L3.

MON 07.03.17 Half Day at CFM

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Land of the free, home to many WODs! Happy 4th of July!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Michael
9a: Open Gym- Michael
10a: Open Gym- Michael
11a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Thruster: 4 sets of 3. Work up to a heavy set of 3 from the floor.

B. As many rounds as possible in 10 minutes:
6 Front Squat (m = 45/75/100, w = 35/55/70)
8 Pullups
10 Shoulder to Overhead (m = 45/75/100, w = 35/55/70)

Post max load for thrusters and rounds for 10 minute AMRAP. Ex: 235#, 8+14 L3.

And coming tomorrow...Holiday Travel WOD

50 burpees for time.
Every minute on the minute complete 5 V-ups (V-situps). - start with burpees
Rest 4 minutes and complete another round.

Post time to complete all burpees. Ex: 5:45/6:25 Rx.

CFM Upcoming Events

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

TUES 05.23.17 “Lurong Total”

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Earn your fitness
#doordonot


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

“Lurong Total”

2 Minutes Max Reps Deadlift (m = 95/185/275, w = 65/115/175)
Rest 1 Minute
2 Minutes Max Reps Back Squat (m = 45/135/225, w = 35/85/145)
Rest 1 Minute
2 Minutes Max Shoulder to Overhead (m = 45/95/185, w = 35/65/115)

Use racks for back squat. No racks for shoulder to overhead.

This workout is meant to have a strength bias, but no score is worth compromising form or safety.
Pick a weight which you can maintain immaculate form for each movement. If your form starts to break, stop. If you find that your form breaks early, stop, reset and perform the workout at lower skill level.
Make sure to consult with your coach to pick the appropriate skill level.

Post reps completed during the 6 minutes of work time. Ex: 85 L3.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Bench Press: 3 sets of 5 Worksets. Same weight all sets. 3rd set max reps.

B. 12 Minute EMOM, Alternating (45 seconds work: 15 seconds rest)
Min 1: 12 KB Front Rack Lunges (m = 16/20/24’s, w = 8/12/16’s)
Min 2: 12 Floor Wipers (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/85) (L+R=1)
Min 3: 12 Box Jumps (m = 16/20/24, w = 12/16/20)
Min 4: 40 second Elbow Plank Hold

Post load and reps for bench and total of fewest reps completed each minute of lunges, floor wipers, and box jumps.
Ex: 245#, 6 reps, 36 L3.


CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 25th: 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.

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 Regionals 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.

FRI 04.28.17

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Sarah


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. Clean & Jerk: complete 5 sets of the complex increasing weight
At 60-70-75-80-85%
1 Clean
1 Push Jerk

B. “Franchise” [10 Minute Time Cap]:
21-15-9:
Push Jerks (m = 75/95/135, w = 55/65/95)
Pullups (L2/L3+ = C2B)

Post weight for complex and time for the WOD. Ex: 240#, 4:23 L3+.

And coming Saturday...

Partner WOD

Complete 3 Rounds For Time [24 Minute Time Cap]:

400m Team Run
22 Power Clean (m = 115/155/185, w = 85/105/125)
6 Rope Climbs**
50 Air Squats

**Wear long socks or pants to protect legs on rope climbs.

Reps are team totals. Only one person working at a time except the 400m is by both partners at the same time. One barbell, one rope per team.

Post time for WOD. Ex: 21:34 L2

Saturday Schedule

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

Sunday Schedule

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

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!!

FRI 04.14.17

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Lauren happily warming up her double unders!


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. Power Clean: Complete 5 sets of 2 reps. 70-75-75-80-80. This is not touch and go. Reset after each rep. Complete 1 set every 3 minutes.

B. 3 Rounds For Time [15 Minute Time Cap]
12 Power Cleans (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/95)
12 Pullups (L2/L3+ = C2B)
12 Jerks (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/95)
12 Situps with D-ball (20/15)

Post load for clean and time for the WOD. Example 240#, 11:20 L3

**For L1/L2 step ups permitted.

Post height for box jumps and time for the WOD. Ex: 42”, 10:40 L3+

And coming Saturday...

“Calvin & Hobbes”

Partner WOD
12 Rounds [24 Minute Time Cap]


6 Box Jumps (m = 20/24/30, w = 16/20/24)** -- Partner dead hang hold
9 Front Squats (m = 75/95/135, w = 55/65/95) -- Partner handstand hold
12 Toes to bar -- Partner holds barbell front rack (m = 75/95/135, w = 55/65/95)

**L1/L2 step ups permitted for box jumps. L3 athletes must jump from two feet and land two feet.

All rounds and reps team totals. Partners may partition the rounds and reps any way. One partner working at a time only while other in static hold.

Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 23:10 L2

Saturday Schedule

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

Sunday Schedule

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

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 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!!

THUR 03.30.17

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Darcy


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Push Jerk: 3-3-3-3. 70-75-80-85%. Working up to a heavy set of 3. Rest 2-3 minutes between sets.

B. 5 Rounds For Time:
5 Shoulder to overhead (80% of Part A.)
40 Double unders

Post load for push jerk and time for WOD. Ex: 230#, 12:10 (185#)

And coming tomorrow...

A. Back Squat: In 15 minutes working up to a 3 rep max.

B. 12 Minute AMRAP
12 Burpees
12 Pullups (Rx+ = C2B)
12 Slamballs (20/15)

Post load for squats and rounds for AMRAP. Ex: 290#, 4+18 Rx+.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Apr 1st: Join the Atlanta CrossFit and Yoga community as we bid farewell to coach and instructor Richard Bowen in the way that we all knew him...as a leader in our FitFam Community. Though his physical life here on earth is no longer, his spirit, dreams, and legacy will live on through each of us forever. On Saturday we celebrate that!! Hosted at CrossFit Atlanta (200 Permalume Pl NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318) starting at 10 AM. There will be team conditioning, there will be Yoga by Mandy Wright Wenson, there will be Dance Hall Reggae, there will be food, drinks & fellowship, and a presentation to honor Richard! CrossFit Midtown will be closed on Saturday. Please join the CFM Staff as we workout and do yoga in remembrance.

Sunday, Apr 2nd: CFM BBQ in celebrating the CrossFit Games Open coming to a close!! CFM will be grilling out hamburgers and chicken sausages, but please feel free to bring whatever meats you would like us to grill. We will be providing cider, beer and win, but BYOB if you wish. The sides will be pot luck. There is a sign up sheet at the front desk to sign up for sides and desserts. Games, raffled prizes, and fun! Bring your friends and family as everyone is welcome! We are excited to celebrate a job well done and get to hang out with everyone!

Monday, Apr 3rd: Early Registration for Lurong Summertime Challenge. 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.