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TUES 10.10.17

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#recovery


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- Priscila
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

“Dead Sprint” [10 Minute Time Cap]
10 Deadlift (m = 135/185/225, w = 95/145/175)
20 Double Unders
8 Deadlift
40 Double Unders
6 Deadlift
60 Double Unders
4 Deadlift
80 Double Unders
2 Deadlift
100 Double Unders**

** Level 2 = 10-20-30-40-50 Double Unders OR Singles 1:1, Level 1 = Singles 1:1

This WOD is meant to be all out. If you are planning on where you are going to strategize or save energy then you have already lost. Work with your trainer to determine what level you should pick based on being able to complete all deadlift reps with PERFECT form. The faster the workout calls you move, the more precise your technique needs to be dialed in. Therefore, only push the deadlift as heavy and as fast as you are able to show mastery of the movement. NO EXCEPTIONS. Also, if you can't yet string more than 10 Double Unders together in a row, consider doing the Single Under option at Level 2 or Level 1.

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 6:40 L3.


And coming tomorrow...

A. GHD Situps: Complete 3 sets of 10 reps. Rest 2 minutes between sets.

B. 3 Rounds [20 Minute Time Cap]
15 Dumbbell Bench Press (m = 25/35/50, w = 15/20/35)
25 Reverse Hypers
600m Run (L1/L2) (L3 = 800m)

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 15:50 L3.

THUR 09.28.17

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Elana


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
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. Back Squat: 3 sets of 5 reps. Worksets at the same weight. Rest 3 minutes between sets. Max reps on the 3rd set.

B. For Time [6 Minute Time Cap]
70 Double Unders
35 Wallballs**
70 Double Unders

Scale Double Unders to 35 DU+singles 1:2 (ie half the reps), Speed Step 1:1, Singles 1:1.

**Wallball Levels
L1 = (10# to 9ft/6# to 8ft)
L2 = (14# to 10ft/10# to 9ft)
L3 = (20# to 10ft/14# to 10ft)
L+ = 55 Wallball reps.

For the WOD pick a skill and level that you can go unbroken for the jump rope and Wallballs. For athletes between levels on the Wallball, consider doing the lower level at L+. Ex: L1+ men = 55 wallballl reps at 10# to 9ft.

Post load and reps for Back Squat and time for WOD. Ex: 305#, 7 reps, 4:49 L3+.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Handstand Walk: Spend 15 minutes practicing HS walk progressions.

B. 3 Rounds [21 Minute Time Cap]
100m Walking Lunges
20m HS Walk
50 Kettlebell Swings**

**Kettlebell Scale:
L3 = 16/12kg
L2 = 12/8kg
L1 = 15/10# dumbbell

Post time for WOD. Ex: 18:45 L3

WED 08.16.17 “Mary Ann”

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Amanda and Damon dead hang L-sit hold practice


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: Open Gym- Michael

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

And coming tomorrow...

A. For Time:
100m Sprint
Rest 2 minutes
200m Sprint
Rest 4 minutes
400m Sprint

B. 4 Rounds [14 Minute Time Cap]
100m Sprint
3 strict pullups
30 seconds dead hang hold**
9 Pushups
12 Russian Kettlebell Swings (m = 24/32, w = 16/24kg)

**(Rx+ = 1-hand hold R/L 15sec each)

Post times for 100m, 200m, and 400m and time to complete WOD. Ex: 14, 27, 64, 10:15 Rx.

CFM Upcoming Events

Monday, August 28th Lurong Championship Challenge Early Registration Deadline. Before 8/28 save $15 on registration. If you are looking to make some serious improvements to your diet and fitness so you can achieve your goals, this is your answer. The Challenge combines nutrition and weekly WODs. Whether your goal is to lose weight and look amazing in your swimsuit, or you are looking for serious performance gains, this Challenge is for you. Challenge starts on Monday, September 18th. Click here to sign up and select CrossFit Midtown as your Gym Affiliate!



Saturday, August 19th: CFM Crossover Symmetry Workshop. Improve your shoulder stability and performance in the overhead lifts Snatch, Thruster, and clean and jerk! Learn how to use the crossover symmetry bands to activate shoulders, improve mobility, strength the shoulder muscles, and perform active recovery on rest days. Workshop is from 11am-12pm and 8 spots are open. The cost of the workshop is $10 for CFM members and $25 in advance for visitors.

Thursday, August 24th: 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. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Sunday, August 27th:CFM Yoga Workshop. CFM Yoga Instructor Will Milne will teach an introductory workshop on the basics of yoga. Increase mobility, speed recovery time, prevent injury, improve posture, find new strengths and the power of relaxation. We will cover basic breathing techniques, spinal articulations, key yoga poses, and the physical and mental demands of restructuring the human body. Click here to sign up!

WED 07.12.17

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. 3 minutes Max Consecutive Singles: Must be performed with a Beaded Rope. 3 attempts within the 3 minutes.

B. Rep Rounds for Time. [30 Minute Time Cap].
800-400-200m Run
40-20-10 Toes to bar
20-10-5 Front Squat (m = 75/95/135/165, w = 55/65/95/115)
20-10-5 Lateral Barbell Burpees

Post max consecutive reps for singles. Post time to complete rep rounds. Ex: 218, 18:50 L3

And coming tomorrow...

A. Push Press: In 15 minutes work up to a 3 rep max.

B. Triple (As many rounds & repetitions as possible) AMRAP:
3 minutes AMRAP
10 Pullups (Rx+ = Chest to Bar)
30 Double Unders**

1 minute Rest

3 minutes AMRAP
10 Pushups (Rx+ = Hand Release)
30 Double Unders

1 minute Rest

3 minutes AMRAP
10 Air Squats
30 Double Unders

**Scale Double Unders to 15 (Du+singles), Speed Step (R+L=1) 1:1, or to Singles 1:1

Post load for push press. Post total reps from all 3 AMRAPs (40 reps per round).
Ex: 255#, 458. Rx


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!

#workouttoremember


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

WED 06.07.17 “Escape Velocity”

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Sarah demonstrating correct positioning for double unders.


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Snatch Complex: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy complex without dropping the bar.
1 Power Snatch
1 Hang Squat Snatch

B. “Escape Velocity” 10 minutes as many rounds and reps as possible (AMRAP) of:
5 Double Unders (+5 per round for completing unbroken)**
5 Hang Power Snatch (m = 45/65/75, w = 35/45/55)

**If Double unders (DUs) are completed unbroken, ADD 5 DUs per round. Otherwise no bonus. After a maximum of 3 failed attempts at unbroken the athlete must accrue a total of 5 Double Unders before going to Snatch. If able to complete 5 DUs unbroken, continue to 10 next round, and 15 in the next and so on. Stay at the same DU reps each round if unable to complete unbroken in 3 attempts. Example:
5-10*-10-15-20-25*-25*-25-30-... (*) = Double Unders not completed unbroken in these rounds
5 Hang Power Snatch each round.

Post load for Snatch complex and total number of Double Unders completed in 10 minutes.
Ex: 175#, 387 L3


And coming tomorrow...

A. Wallball Ludus: 10 minutes skill work on Wallball Shots. Work up to 15 rep max unbroken Wallballs (max weight and/or height).

B. 4-3-2 Rounds of: [20 Minute Time Cap]
10 Wallball Shots 10ft (20/14)
5 Toes-to-bar
Rest 2 minutes after 4 rounds, then start on next 3 rounds. Rest 2 minutes after finishing next 3 rounds, and start on last 2 rounds. Total of 9 Rounds.

Post weight and height of wallball for 15RM and time to finish WOD. If time capped post total reps completed.
Ex1: 30# to 11ft, 12:45 Rx
Ex2: 10# to 10ft, (20:00) 108 Rx


CFM Upcoming Events

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. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Sunday, June 25th: CFM Dog Days of Brunch at 12pm at Henry's in Midtown. Join your fellow CFM Members for a nutrition brunch and social to celebrate the completion of our Lurong Nutrition challenge. Henry's is dog friendly so bring your pets with you for Brunch on the patio.

Thursday, June 29th: The Dunk Truck returns to CFM! Available dunk sessions are in the AM 6-9am and PM 4-8pm. Book your appoint while spots are available: Dunk Truck Book Now!

FRI 10.07.16 “The Last Unicorn”

By | Events, Lurong Championship Challenge, News, Partner WOD, WOD, Yoga | No Comments
Member of the Month Jeanette! Click here to read more about her CrossFit story.

Member of the Month Jeanette!
Click here to read more about her CrossFit story.


Upcoming CFM Events

Saturday, Oct 8th: 5-7pm. TransFitWorld Conference Powerlifting Meet. Special discount for CFM Members, email info@crossFitMidtown to sign up. Click here for more details and directions to the event. We will be meeting at CFM at 4:15pm to Carpool or Marta to the meet.
Sunday, Oct 9th: 8-9:30am. CFM Track Session (click for details). Meet at the track for an Aerobic Capacity Workout with Coach Travis.
Thursday-Sunday, October 13th-16th: USA Raw Nationals Powerlifting Meet. CFM will be volunteering for this event. All Members who volunteer for 1-4 hours will receive a free admission for the week! Come watch the strongest men and women in the country at the Georgia World Congress Center over the weekend. Sign up here for general volunteer for any of the time slots any day.
Wednesday, Oct 19th: Reebox Box Crawl. The Box Crawl is an epic road trip stopping at 125 CrossFit Boxes over the course of 18 weeks. Team Reebox will hang out at CFM for the day and bring awesome stuff! Here’s a little of what they will bring: a full Nano 6 try on experience where members will be able to try on the Nano 6 for their workout, a fully stocked Reebok Recovery Bar that is loaded with Kill Cliff, Goat Tape, WOD Repair Lotion, Vita Coco, Caveman Coffee, and much more as well as a Reebok Survival Outpost packed with body wipes, hair ties, and plastic bags for your dirty gym clothes…you know, all the must haves! All CFM members are invited to to the box for this event.
Thursday, Oct 20th: Bring-A-Friend Day!! There will be an all levels partner friendly WOD. Invite a friend, family member, or co-worker to join you for the WOD.
Tuesday, Nov 15th: 5:45am-8am and 3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. The Dunk Truck will be back in November for members to be rested from September or for a 1st time test. Sign up here for the next Dunk Truck!

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- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. "The Last Unicorn"
Teams of 2, 25 minute AMRAP


9 Rope Climbs*
40 Clean & Jerks
30 Pushups**
40 Power Snatches
80 Double-unders***
40 Overhead Squats

The Barbell Loading Journey
[C&J, Snatch, Overhead Squats] 1st Round (The Butterfly): m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65
2nd Round (The Magician): m = 65/85/115, w = 45/65/85
3rd Round (The Prince): m = 75/95/135, w = 55/75/95
4th Round (The Red Bull): m = 95/115/155, w = 65/85/105
All rounds and reps are team totals. Only 1 partner working at a time and partners may partition the reps any way. After completing the 1st round the weight for the barbell increases and so forth each round.

*Athletes must wear long socks or pants to climb rope. Protect your shins from rope burn. Scale to 10ft climb 1:1, seated box rope climb 1:1, floor plank climb 1:1, ring rows 4:1.
**Scale Pushups to incline parallette 12”, bench 16”, box (20/24/30)”. (L2/L3+ = HSPU)
***Scale Double Unders (DUs) to DU+singles 40 reps/round, speed step 1:1, singles 1:1.

Post rounds and reps completed. Ex: 2+24 L3

B. Trap Stretch & Smash
1. Barbell trapeze smash 60 seconds each side
2. Triple Bully trap stretch 60 seconds each side
3. Neck Rolls (5R/5L)


And coming Saturday...

“Cellar Door” [16 Minute Time Cap]
For time:
30 Pullups*
100m Sled Pull + 100m Run
15 Squat Cleans
200m Sled Pull + 200m Run
15 Squat Cleans
100m Sled Pull + 100m Run
30 Pullups*

Sled Weight (m = 90/135/180, w = 45/90/135)
Clean Weight (m = 75/105/135, w = 55/75/95)
*Scale pullups to Kipping Single Pullups 15 reps/set, BBAP 1:1, ring rows, 1:1.
(L2/L3+ = C2B)

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 10:34 L3+

Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller. Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule

8a: Aerobic Capacity Track Session w/ Coach Travis
10a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Alexis Story. Click here to reserve

WED 10.05.16 SFH Taste-N-Train

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We leverage regular exercise with a combination of a clean diet, quality sleep, clean supplementation (high strength fish oil and high quality protein), and stress relieving activities for the greatest improvement in fitness and health.

We leverage regular exercise with a combination of a clean diet, quality sleep, clean supplementation (high strength fish oil and high quality protein), and stress relieving activities for the greatest improvement in fitness and health.


Upcoming CFM Events

Wednesday, Oct 5th:5-8pm. SFH Sampling & Supplementation Info Session.
Sunday, Oct 9th:8am. CFM Track Day. Meet at the track for an aerobic capacity Double WOD with Coach Travis.
Wednesday, Oct 19th: Reebox Box Crawl. The Box Crawl is an epic road trip stopping at 125 CrossFit Boxes over the course of 18 weeks. Team Reebox will hang out at CFM for the day and bring awesome stuff! Here’s a little of what they will bring: a full Nano 6 try on experience where members will be able to try on the Nano 6 for their workout, a fully stocked Reebok Recovery Bar that is loaded with Kill Cliff, Goat Tape, WOD Repair Lotion, Vita Coco, Caveman Coffee, and much more as well as a Reebok Survival Outpost packed with body wipes, hair ties, and plastic bags for your dirty gym clothes…you know, all the must haves! All CFM members are invited to to the box for this event.
Thursday, Oct 20th: Bring-A-Friend Day!! There will be an all levels partner friendly WOD. Invite a friend, family member, or co-worker to join you for the WOD.
Tuesday, Nov 15th: 5:45am-8am and 3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. The Dunk Truck will be back in November for members to be rested from September or for a 1st time test. Sign up here for the next Dunk Truck!

Barbell Calf Smash Post WOD Session. "Don't go in to the pain cave."

Barbell Calf Smash Post WOD Session. "Don't go in to the pain cave."


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. “Full Circle”
6 Minute AMRAP:

1500m Row

30 Seconds Rest

6 Minute AMRAP
50 Double Unders**
50 Slamballs (20/14)
50 Double Unders**

30 Seconds Rest

6 Minute AMRAP:
1500m Row

**Scale Double Unders (DUs) to DU+singles 25 reps/set, speed step 1:1, singles 1:1. Rx+ = 100 DUs reps/set. The jump rope must stop after the 50th DU before starting the next round.

Post fewest meters rowed between two AMRAPs and total reps from DUs and Slamballs.
Ex: 1585m, 250 Rx+


B. Calf Smash & Stretch
Roller buddy calf smash 60 sec each side
Lacrosse ball shin smash
Banded distraction ankle stretch: 40 sec calf, 40 sec achilles each side

And coming tomorrow...

A. Back Squat: 3 sets of 5 reps across at 80%. Max reps on 3rd set.

B. 4 Rounds: [16 Minute Time Cap]
50ft Prowler Push (m = 50/100/150, w = sled/50/100)
50ft Sprint
9 Bar Facing Burpees (L2 = 12, L3 = 15)
20 Wall Situps

Post load and reps for squat and time for WOD. Ex: 285#, 7 reps, 10:58 L3