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MON 10.09.17

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Calf stretch with band distraction


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
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: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Rope Climbs: Spend 10 Minutes practicing rope climb progressions.

B. For Time [30 Minute Time Cap]
100ft Walking Lunge
50 Parallette Lateral Hops (R+L=2)
40 Pushups
25 Toes to Bar
5 Rope Climbs
50 Box Jumps (24/20”)
40 1-arm Dumbbell Overhead Squat (35/20#) (alternate every 10 reps)
25 Strict Pullups
5 Rope Climbs
100 AbMat Situps

Post time for the WOD.
Ex: 21:20 Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

TBA

WED 09.27.17

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Camille holding an L-sit position on the pullup bar.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
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. Seated Power Box Jumps: 5 sets of 3 reps. Worksets at the same height. Complete 1 set every 3 minutes.

B. 8 Rounds [16 Minute Time Cap]
10 Strict L-Pullups
20 Second Ring Support Position Hold

Post height of box jumps and time to finish the WOD. If time capped post rounds and reps completed. 1 second = 1 rep on support hold.
Ex: 42”, 15:10 Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

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+.

THUR 08.17.17

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Jeannette leading the start of the 31Heroes WOD


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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 = 20/24/32, w = 12/16/24kg)

**(L+ = 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 L2.

And coming tomorrow...

A. Thruster Complex: In 10 minutes work up to a moderate/heavy complex:
1 Squat Clean Thruster (“Cluster”)
2 Thrusters

B. "Fran"
21-15-9
Thrusters (95/65)
Pullups

Post load of complex and time to complete WOD. Ex: 155#, 4:15 Rx

CFM Upcoming Events

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!

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!

WED 07.26.17

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Dyer completing a set of thrusters #cfmstrong!


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
4p: Open Gym- Stacy
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8p: Open Gym- Stacy

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
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


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

This week we have a partner WOD 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 (see video).

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 Kettlebell Deadlift (24’s/16’s)

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.

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

WED 06.28.17 Dunk Truck Tomorrow!

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Congratulations Travis and Coach Brianna!! We welcome your new baby Emerson to the CFM Family!


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

B. 3 Rounds for Time [15 Minute Time Cap]:
200m Run
30 Mountain Climbers (R+L=1)
30 Kettlebell Swings (16/12kg)
Rest 1 minute between each round.

Post load and reps for pullups. Post time to complete WOD.
Ex: 45# 10 reps, 10:14 Rx


And coming tomorrow...

A. Deadlift: Every minute on the minute 1 Deadlift (90% of 5 RM) for 6 minutes.
No dropping the Deadlift. Tempo 2022.

B. “Fantastic 4” Group WOD: In teams of 4 complete
80 Partner Deadlift (315/275/225)**
80 Synchronized Situp Press Overhead w/ Medball (20/14)
80 Synchronized Box Jumps (24/20) Step downs only
80 Partner Tire Flips

[20 Minute Time Cap]. All reps are team totals. May be completed in any order and partition the reps any way. All athletes may be working at the same time and on different movements. Each member of the team must complete a minimum of 10 reps of each movement. **For Deadlift two or more athletes may lift at a time to complete a rep: male teams 315, mixed teams 275, and female teams 225.

Post load for deadlift and time to finish group WOD.
Ex: 405, 16:12 Rx (team of 4)


CFM Upcoming Events

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!

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!

Saturday, August 5th: 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

MON 05.22.17

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Coach Travis


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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Weighted Pullup: 5 sets of 4. All sets at same weight. Max reps on final set.

B. 4 Rounds
2 minute AMRAP

5 Power Clean (m = 95/135/185, w = 65/95/125)
10 Toes to Bar
15 Air Squats
Rest 2 minutes and continue where you left off.

Then at the 16 minute mark...
2 minute AMRAP:
Burpees

Post load and max reps for weighted pullups. Post total reps from each AMRAP.
Ex: 55# 5 reps, 148, 34 L3.


And coming tomorrow...

“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.

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.

MON 05.01.17

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Brad


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Front Squat: In 12 minutes work up to a heavy double at 90% 1 RM

B. “Heartbreak Kid” [13 Minute Time Cap] 3 Rounds:
10 Front Squats (m = 115/155/185, w = 75/105/125)
20 Pullups (L2/L3+ = Strict)
50 Double-unders

Post load and reps for Squat and time for WOD.
Ex: 315#, 9:49 L2+


And coming tomorrow...

A. Hang Power Clean: In 20 minutes complete as many rounds as possible (AMRAP) of
1 Hang Power Clean
(m = 45/95/135, w = 35/65/95) + (10/5# per round).

B. “Dip Stick”
AMRAP 15:

15 Box Jump Overs (24/20″)
12 Pushups (L2/L3+ = Ring Pushups)
9 Power Cleans (m = 75/115/155, w = 55/85/105)

Post max load for hang power clean and rounds and reps for AMRAP. Ex: 235, 5+7 L3+.