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THUR 03.07.19

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Hailey warming up with a hip stretch on a box


CFM Upcoming Events

Friday, March 8th 7:00 pm: CFM Friday Night Lights 19.3 for the CrossFit Open! The 2019 Open continues! CrossFit Midtown will be doing the open workouts on Friday during regular classes and then each week we have a Friday Night Lights (FNL) competition highlighting match-ups with both individual and team events as well as a gym social Friday evenings after the workouts. The next Open workout is released on Thursday and continues with 1 new workout each week. This is a great opportunity to test your fitness and enjoy the camaraderie and community at CrossFit Midtown!!

Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12p: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
3:30p: Open Gym- Anthony
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
7:30p: Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

EMOM 16
Min 1 - 5 Box Jump Overs + 5 Toes to Bar
Min 2 - 5 Kettlebell Swings + 5 Goblet Squats (70/53)
Min 3 - 5 Strict Pull Ups + 5 DB Push Press (50/35's)
Min 4 - 50 second Cal Row, Bike, or Ski (Slow recovery pace)

Score total cal. Note recovery pace should be sub 15/12 cal per 50 seconds. Focus on form, breathing, and stroke rate on row, bike, or ski.
Ex: 58 Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

Open WOD 19.3
A. 9 Minute AMRAP:
50 Pistols
7 Ring Muscle Ups
10 Hang Power Snatch (135/95)

Post number of reps for AMRAP. Ex: 216 Rx

MON 02.18.19

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Coach Brianna


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
11a: Open Gym- CFM Staff
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
3:30p: Open Gym- Anthony
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8:30p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

3 Rounds [10min cap]
30 Box Jumps (24/20)
30 Slam Ball Squat Cleans (30/20)
-rest 3min-
5 Rounds [10min cap] 20 Single Arm KB Hang Snatches (53/35)
20 Slam Balls (30/20)
-rest 3min-
AMRAP 10
15 Toes to Bar
15/12 Calorie Row
5 Devil's Press (35/20's)

Post time for each WOD and rounds and reps for final AMRAP.
Ex: 9:10, 8:45, 4+6 Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

A. Snatch
15min to work to a 1RM

B. 15-12-9-6-3
Lateral Burpees Over the Bar
Thrusters (95/65)

Post load for snatch and time for WOD. Ex: 205#, 6:10 Rx

MON 01.14.19

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CFM ladies after 31Heroes


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8a: Open Gym- Brianna
11a: Open Gym- CFM Staff
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
8:30p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Snatch Complex
13min to work to a heavy complex
2 Hang Power Snatch + 2 Overhead Squat + 1 Snatch
[Athletes CAN reset for final snatch]
B. AMRAP 9
10 Single Arm Russian Kettlebell Swing (70/53) (5/5)
8 Toes to Bar

Post load for complex and rounds + reps for the AMRAP. Ex: 165#, 10+10 Rx.

Coach’s Notes
Scale T2B to level you can do 10 reps unbroken. A good workout strategy might be sets of 4-4 from the beginning with a short rest. Scale down your level as the KB swings will task your grip.
Toes To Bar (T2B)
Knees to Triceps (K2T)
Toes to Short Rings (T2SR)
Toes to Rings (T2R)
Hanging Knee Raise (HKR)
Situps w/ MB (6-20#)
Straight Leg Raise (SLR)


And coming tomorrow...

DT Gets Nasty
3 Rounds
50 Air Squats
7 Ring Muscle Ups
12 Deadlifts (155/105)
9 Hang Power Cleans
6 Shoulder to Overhead

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 16:28 Rx.

CFM Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 16th at 6:30 pm: CFM Gymnastics & Skills Workshop: This will continue Wednesdays and Sundays through February leading up to the start of the 2019 Open on Thursday, February 21st. In each session we will cover progressions, scaling, and training templates for the major gymnastics movements. Included in the workshop will be HSPU, Kipping & Butterfly Pullups, Toes to Bar, Ring Muscle-ups, Double Unders, and Push-ups. The cost is $35 for the complete workout series (includes 8-9 gymnastics sessions and 2 mobility nights)
Click here for the complete schedule and to register: CFM Gymnastics Workshop Details and Registration

Thursday, January 24th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day! Invite a friend or family to join you for a beginner friendly partner workout. Send us their full name, contact email and the time you will be attending to reserve their spot in advance. #BYOF Bring Your Own Friend!

Friday, January 25th 6:30 pm: Graveyard Games Night Time Edition hosted by CrossFit College Park. CFM has 3 teams competing in this competition for a $1000 cash prize. The event is going to be a party and all CFM is invited (18+ only). Live DJ, Art Show, Beer on Tap and Wine served. Come support our teams as they compete and enjoy classy night out with your CFM fam! RSVP for the event and purchase your tickets from here:
CFM Night at the Graveyard Games!

THUR 01.03.19

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Coach Travis warming up the class with some pause front squat.


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12p: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
7:30p: Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

Jump Start
For Time

60 Double Unders
30 Alternating Dumbbell Hang Squat Cleans (50/35)
60 Double Unders
30/21 Calorie Row
60 Double Unders
30 Toes to Bar
60 Double Unders
30/21 Calorie Row
60 Double Unders
30 Alternating Dumbbell Hang Squat Cleans (50/35)

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 14:32 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

A. EMOM 8
2 Back Squats (pause 2 seconds at the bottom)
increase weight each round

B. 7 Rounds [20min cap] 21 Sit Ups
15 Box Jumps (24/20)
9 Deadlifts (185/135)

Post load for squats and time for the WOD. Ex: 275#, 16:20 Rx.

MON 12.31.18

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Lunging in to 2019!


Today's schedule

9a: Open Gym- Patrick
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Patrick
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Patrick
3:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Pietsch
6:30p: Open Gym- Pietsch

Workout of the Day (WOD)

New Year’s Eve Countdown
10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
Box Jumps (24/20)
Toes to Bar
Dumbbell Push Press (50/35's)
Cash Out: 365m Row

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 10:24 Rx

And coming tomorrow...

CFM Closed. Happy New Year!!

Holiday Travel WOD
AMRAP 12

5 Push ups
10 Reverse Lunges
15 Alternating Touch V-Ups

Post rounds and reps for AMRAP. Ex: 8+15 Rx

TUES 07.03.18

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Camille and Carey


Today's schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Front Squat
1 x 4 @ 77%
1 x 1 @ 82%
1 x 4 @ 77%
1 x 1 @ 87%
1 x 4 @ 77%
1 x 1 @ 92%

B. 4 Rounds
21 Wallballs (20/14)
15 Toes to Bar
9 Handstand Push ups

Post load for squat set of 4 and heavy single and time for the WOD.
Ex: 270#/320#, 8:40 Rx.


And coming tomorrow...

CFM Closed. Happy 4th of July

Holiday Travel Workout: TBA!!

FRI 06.29.18 Captain America WOD Saturday!

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Running for Aerobic Capacity Track Session #ShadesLikeDamon


Today's schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8a: Open Gym- Brianna
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deficit Double KB Sumo Deadlift
12-12-12-12

B. AMRAP 7
200m Run
10 Toes to Bar
10 Deadlifts (135/95)
-3 Min Rest-
AMRAP 7
200m Run
10 Box Jumps (24/20)
10 Shoulder to Overhead (115/75)

Post load for Deadlift and rounds plus reps for each 7 min AMRAP,
Ex: 70’s, 3+12 Rx, 3+15 Rx.


Ellen and Sarah on the Heavy Bag in the Captain America Partner WOD!


And coming Saturday...

Captain America Partner WOD
20 Minute AMRAP

4 Jab-jab-cross-elbow-elbow-knee-knee
6 Archer pullups (3 per side alt)
8 Overhead Walking Lunges with plate (45/35)
200m run
20m Sled push (180/135)

Partners alternating each round. All reps are per person. Tape hands / use gloves for boxing. Wear red, white, and blue.

Post total rounds and reps completed. 200m and 20m sled push are each 1 rep (20 reps/round).
Ex: 9+8 Rx.


Saturday Schedule

8a: Open Gym- Michael
9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller
2p: CFM Pool Party at Nancy M's!!

Sunday Schedule

8a: Aerobic Capacity- Travis
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
11a: Weightlifting- Anthony
12:15p: Yoga- Lana Wilson
5,6p: Open Gym- Neal

CFM Upcoming Events

Saturday, June 30th: CFM Pool Party at Nancy M's starts at 2 PM! Come splash around and hang out with your CFM boos and dudes! There will be sand volleyball, spike ball, and tons of food made fresh on the grill. Bring some cold beverages and enjoy some fun in the sun!

#sunsoutgunsout #earnyourparty #cfmpoolpartysteps #shadeslikedamon


Friday, July 6th:ANT-MAN and the WASP Movie Premiere! CrossFit Midtown has a group of tickets to see the movie at Midtown Art Cinema on Friday evening at 8 PM. We have a limited number of tickets available at this rate so hurry and claim yours now! See front desk for details or FB event.

Saturday, July 7th:ANT-MAN Partner WOD at CFM! Workout is planned for Saturday morning in each group class and we’ll split into teams of 2. Workout will have 5 "Ant" feats of strength or skill to complete in a 5 round workout with heavy barbell complex. Reserve you spot on Saturday morning for this superhero themed WOD!

ANT-MAN Partner WOD on Saturday, July 7th!


Thursday, July 26th: 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 11th: 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 soldiers and to provide treatment and awareness for veterans with PTSD and TBI. #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember To participate or to donate visit our fundraising page: Team CFM for 31Heroes