WORKOUT OF THE DAY

single leg deadlift

WED 03.21.18

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Heidi

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- Anthony
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8p: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Single Leg Deadlift: In 15 minutes work up to a set of 5 each leg at 60% of 5RM (10 reps total).
Demo Video [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PboE7gQjklo]

B. Rep Rounds For Time [15 Minute Time Cap]:
18-15-12-9-6

Kettlebell Deadlift (m = 20/24/32’s, w = 12/16/24’s)
Slamballs (m = 15/20/30, w = 10/15/20)
50 Double Unders each round

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 275#, 9:34 L2

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

A. Front Box Squat: 3 sets of 3 reps. Worksets same weight (@ 60% of 1 rep max). Complete 1 set every 3 minutes.

B. Partner WOD [20 Minute Cap]:
400m Run + 400m Row
400m Row + 400m Run
40 Air Squats
40 Situps
Rest 3 minutes
300m Run + 300m Row
300m Row + 300m Run
30 Air Squats
30 Situps
Rest 3 minutes
200m Run + 200m Row
200m Row + 200m Run
20 Air Squats
20 Situps

At 3, 2, 1, go… 1 partner runs while the other rows and then they switch. Squat reps may be partitioned any way and squats may be completed while partner is running or rowing. All reps are team totals. Only one partner working on air squats and situps at a time.

Post load for front squat and post time for WOD. Ex: 190#, 14:50 Rx.

WED 03.22.17

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Coach Stacy 1st pull of the snatch.

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Single Leg Deadlift: In 15 minutes work up to a set of 5 each leg at 60% of 5RM (10 reps total).
Demo Video []

B. Rep Rounds For Time [12 Minute Time Cap]:
15-12-9
Kettlebell Deadlift (m = 20/24/32, w = 12/16/24)
Box Jumps (24/20”) (step downs only)
Pullups (C2B = L2/L3+)

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 295#, 9:34 L2

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

A. Front Box Squat: 3 sets of 3 reps. Worksets same weight (@ 60% of 1 rep max). Complete 1 set every 3 minutes.

B. Partner WOD [20 Minute Cap]:
400m Run + 400m Row
400m Row + 400m Run
40 Air Squats
Rest 3 minutes
200m Run + 200m Row
200m Row + 200m Run
20 Air Squats
Rest 3 minutes
4 Rounds:
10 Air Squats
10 AbMat Situps
10 Slam Balls (20/15)
10 Slam Balls Passes

At 3, 2, 1, go… 1 partner runs while the other rows and then they switch. Squat reps may be partitioned any way and squats may be completed while partner is running or rowing. All reps are team totals. Only one partner working on air squats, situps, and slams at a time.

Post load for front squat and post time for WOD. Ex: 190#, 14:50 Rx.

Who is excited about BAF, the Open, and FNL at CFM!? Week get it all this week!

Upcoming Events

Thursday, Mar 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!

Friday, Mar 24th: Week 5 of the CrossFit Games Open Continues at CFM this week! We will be hosting exciting matchups of our coaches and top athletes along with the those at the top of the leaderboard for the scaled division.

We will have cold beverages and food…everyone is welcome to bring something to share. Please spread the word that we want everyone in the gym to enjoy FNL as we close out the open season with this event called “The Finale!” Doors open at 7pm and first heat kicks off at 7:30pm.

TUES 08.28.12 Athlete Profile: KERRY M.

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Kerry and Anna rocking some cleans.

Athlete Profile: Kerry M.

Hometown: LaGrange, GA
Age: 40
Occupation: Regions Private Wealth Management
When did you start CrossFit?: I started CrossFit about 4 years ago with an instructor for 3 months and then thought I would try just using Crossfit.com to get my WODs and instruction. BIG MISTAKE. Finally, after
lackluster results and poor form that nearly shredded my shoulder, I was just about ready to quit. Then, I moved to Atlanta and a few weeks later CrossFit Midtown opened up only a block away. I joined in June and have loved it!
Favorite WOD: Call me crazy but I like WODs with pull ups.
Least Favorite WOD: Any AMRAP.
Three words to describe you: God, Family, Work
Tell us about your sports & fitness background: I played varsity tennis, wrestling, soccer and football in high-school. Even managed to be selected for GA All-State Football in 1994. After that high point, I went to college and basically stopped doing anything that closely resembled exercise. About 10 years ago I reached a peak of slothfulness and finally decided to get moving. I enjoyed spinning and exercise classes until I heard about CrossFit.
How did you first get exposed to CrossFit? Take us back to your first WOD… what was it, and how did it feel?
I went in on a Saturday and the WOD was “Fight Gone Bad”. I gave it my all, was beat by most of the girls and still nearly croaked. No really. Turns out I had “rhabdomyolysis”, which is where muscle fibers are damaged and released into the bloodstream, often causing kidney damage. Seems that it’s often seen in 30+ year old guys who think they’re still 18. I haven’t done Fight Gone Bad since!
What sort of changes have you seen in your body, health and fitness since starting CF? I can carry my 9 and 6 year old kids around the house while dodging our barking dog.
What sort of changes in your life have you experienced out of taking on something like CrossFit that were totally unexpected? I have more confidence in all aspects of life and have met some really great, interesting people.
Any advice for people just getting started? You will second guess your decision to start CrossFitting for the first few weeks. Don’t give up! Follow your instructor’s guidance. Push yourself every day and you will soon be missing the days you can’t make it into CFM!
What are your hobbies, interests and/or talents outside of CrossFit?
Living my life for Jesus Christ and spending as much quality time as possible with my wife and kids. I also enjoy bird hunting and scuba diving.
What did you eat today? Well, I thought about eating 3 cookies but I only ate one. That counts as progress–right, Lis?!
Do you follow the paleo or primal lifestyle? What is your nutrition philosophy? No. I might try it one day but for now I eat healthy “family” meals with lots of chicken, fish, veggies, nuts…and cookies.

Labor Day Weekend

CFM is open for Labor Day… please check out the following schedule updates:
Saturday, September 1 – regular scheduled classes at 10 & 11 am
Sunday, September 2 – Hooverball at 10 am, Piedmont Park sand volleyball courts
Monday, September 3 – regular classes cancelled. Join Jeremy for open gym from 10am-12noon.

Workout of the Day

A. 10 minutes to a heavy power clean single
B. Deadlift: 3 sets of 15, 2 min rest
C. Three rounds:
8 Kettlebell Single Leg Deadlift R, 30 sec rest
8 Kettlebell Single Leg Deadlift L, 30 sec rest
8 Glute-Ham Raises, 30 sec rest