Coach Anthony teaching the clean to a new member in the CrossFit Midtown Foundation Course

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- Patrick
3:30p: Open Gym- Anthony
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8:40p: Yoga- Nikkia Nelson
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Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Back Squat

B. 5 Rounds [not for time]
Max Handstand Hold/ HSW
15 Air Squats
7/7 Single Arm Bent Over Dumbbell Row

Post load for squat and distance/time for handstand walk/hold. Ex: 425#, 40ft, 12 sec

And coming tomorrow…

A. EMOM 12
Min 1 – 12 Plate Push Ups (45/25#) (Rx+ = Ring Push Ups)
Min 2 – 20 sec Chin Over bar Hold

30 Sit Ups
20 Shuttle Sprints (7 yds)
10 Alternating DB Snatches (50/35)

Post rounds and reps for AMRAP. Ex: 5+45 Rx.

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Coach Mike training some isometric weighted pullup holds at the top.

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- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Lana Wilson
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Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Clean & Jerk: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy weight of the complex:
1 Hang Power Clean
1 Push Jerk

B. “Bring DT Up”
5 Rounds (2 minutes work : 1 minute rest)
(m = 75/115/155/185, w = 55/85/105/125)
12 Deadlift
9 Hang Power Clean
6 Push Jerk
{As Many reps as possible in remaining 2 minutes}: Front Squat

Post weight of complex and total reps of Front Squat for 5 rounds. Ex: 245#, 35 L4

And coming tomorrow…

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

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

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Rodrigo practicing his cleans
Rodrigo practicing his cleans

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Casey
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Casey
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Ben
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Ben
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Kelly
8p: Open Gym- Kelly

Sure-fire Way to Learn the Clean by Jon-Erik Kawamoto. Savvy athletes and fitness enthusiasts perform the power clean or squat clean in their strength and conditioning program to develop explosive power in the hips, rate of force development, dynamic flexibility, and to improve athletic performance (particularly with running, jumping, and throwing). This article will break down the clean into its key parts to make it easier to learn, so you too can start reaping the benefits of this awesome exercise…(click here to read more)!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Clean & Jerk: In 16 minutes work up to a heavy single.

B. Triple AMRAP
3 minutes AMRAP
Clean & Jerk (m = 135/155, w = 95/105)
3 minutes Rest
2 minute AMRAP
Power Clean (m = 135/155, w = 95/105)
2 minutes Rest
1 minute AMRAP
Front Squats (m = 135/155, w = 95/105)

Post load for C&J and total reps from Triple AMRAP. Ex: 245#, 57 Rx+

And coming tomorrow…

A. Power Snatch: In 12 minutes work up to a moderate single: 5-4-3-2-1.

B. For Time [20 minute time cap]:
OPEN: 400 Meter Run
3 rounds:
12 Chest-to-bar Pullups
9 Power Snatch (95/65)
6 Handstand Pushups**
400 Meter Run
20 Burpees

**Scale to HSPU Negatives 1:1 or Shoulder-to-overhead (95/65) 1:2 (12 reps)

Post max load for Power Snatch and time to complete WOD. Ex: 155#, 11:10 Rx

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