bring a friend days

Turk P. lunge stretch

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. L-sit Hold
In 15 minutes
L-sit hold progressions and complete 1 max L-sit Hold for time.

B. Helen [15 Minute Time Cap]
3 Rounds

400m Run
21 Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12 Pullups*

*Scale to BBAP 1:1, Ring Rows 1:1

Post time for L-sit and time for the WOD. Ex: 22 sec, 10:14 Rx.

And coming tomorrow…

A. Deadlift
5-5-5-5

B. 3 Rounds
21 Calorie Row
15 Handstand Pushups
9 Slam Balls (30/20)

Post load for deadlift and time for the WOD. Ex: 430#, 8:40 Rx

CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 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!

Sat & Sun, May 26th & 27th: Join us for Yoga this Memorial Day Weekend. We have Yoga Saturday 12:15 pm with Monica Miller and Sunday 12:15 pm with Priscila Baptista. Yoga at CFM is a combination of slow flow, yin and restorative postures with a focus on position, breath, and relaxation of the mind and body. Free trial for first time visitors and friends and family guests are welcome!

Monday, May 28th: Memorial Day Murph at 09:00 at Piedmont Park! We have a unique opportunity to offer both a service and experience for all those who participate in the Memorial Murph WOD and share in the remembrance of an American Hero. CFM Gym Closed. Meet at the park in the morning for the WOD. Reserve your spot in advance here!

Monday, May 28th: CFM Brunch at 11:00 at The Nook in Midtown. Join your fellow CFM Members for a nutritious brunch and social over Memorial Day weekend.

Cary and John at the Wall
Cary and John at the Wall

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day: Bring A Friend Day!

A. Shoulder Press: 3 sets of 5. Worksets. Rest 2-3 minutes between sets.

B. Partner WOD
10 Rounds:
12 Kettlebell Swings (32/24kg)
10-20-30-40ft Suicide Sprint
12 Medball Passes 10ft (14/10)

And coming tomorrow…

A. Front Squats: 5 sets of 3 reps working up to heavy set of 3. Rest 2-3 minutes between sets.

B. 3 Rounds of:
3 minutes as many rounds as possible (AMRAP):
OPEN: 200m Sprint
__ 5 Front Squat (50% Part A.)
__ 5 Pullups
__ 5 Toes To Bar
__ 5 Power Clean (50% Part A.)
1 minute rest

Post 3 Rep Max Front Squat, and total reps from 3 rounds of AMRAP and load.
ex: 285#, 164 @ 145#

Labor Day schedule UPDATE

CFM will have regularly scheduled classes on Saturday, August 31. There’s ONLY a 12n class on Sunday, September 1 (No Open Gym. No yoga). On Monday, September 2nd, in observance of Labor Day there will be only one class, at 12n. Monday’s class will feature a special CROSSFIT FOOTBALL WOD to welcome back pigskin season!!!
photo-2We had a great turn out Saturday for Bring-A-Friend!

Today’s Schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
8a: All Levels – Beka
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Cassie
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Cassie
8p: Advanced CrossFit- Lis

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Overhead squat: 5-5-3-3-1-1-1
B. Every min on the min for 10 mins: 3-position snatch @ 60% snatch 1RM
C. 2:00 hollow rock test

And coming tomorrow

A. Strict press: 5-5-5+
B. Every 30 seconds –
Complete 3 burpees and perform max rep pull ups. Goal: complete 100 total pull ups. *Every 30 seconds perform 3 burpees, for the rest of the 30 seconds perform as many pull ups as you can. At the next 30 second mark, perform 3 burpees and then max pull ups and so on until you reach 100 total pull ups. Score is the time it takes to reach 100 total pull ups (scale w jumping pull ups or ring rows).

To Helen Back Finals this Sat: NO 11A CLASS!

Come cheer on your CFM buddies in the To Helen Back Finals this Saturday at 11am! Challengers, check your inbox for an email from Lis with more info.
Email Tirzah to confirm your heat time – 11a (10:40 warm-up), 11:20a (11 warm-up), or 11:40a (11:20 warm-up). Warm-ups will be led by ITP student, Czarlos.

Free workout at Fab’rik tonight at 6!

Join Lis for a free bodyweight WOD, every Wednesday at 6p next door at Fab’rik… break a sweat, then reward yourself with a glass of wine (thanks to Fab’rik!) and shop their duds for 20% off. No purchase required… just come break a sweat with us!

STRONG! screening & PRIDE fundraiser is next Fri, Aug 16

Help us support the Atlanta PRIDE committee as we celebrate our new Olympic Lifting coach Cheryl Haworth. Get your tickets here – NOW just a $5 donation to join the fun!

POSE Running seminar rescheduled for Aug 17

We pushed the POSE running seminar back to Saturday, August 17th. Join Coach Amy for an hour of skills & drills practice to make you a more efficient runner! Register here by Tues, 8/13 to get the EARLY BIRD discount of $15 ($20 after Tuesday; $25 for CFM guests).

More events:

Coming soon: Self-Defense 101 with Coach Walter: Join Walter for a one-hour introduction to self-defense. Learn to defend yourself on the mean streets of Midtown!
Bring-a-Friend Days are Thurs 8/22, Fri 8/23 & Sat 8/24! Invite your friends to join us for any class these three days, by emailing FRIENDS at crossfit midtown dot com.

IMG_7317Good luck to Sarabess and all the other To Helen Back challengers at Finals this Saturday!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A1. Ring dips/dips: 3 sets max reps STRICT, rest/mobilize 2 min
A2. Chin ups: 3 sets max reps STRICT, rest/mobilize 2 min
B. Every minute on the minute for 9 minutes:
Rd 1, 4, 7: Run 200m
Rd 2, 5, 8: 12 KB swings
Rd 3, 6, 9: 6 Pull ups

And coming tomorrow

A. Overhead squat: 5-5-5+
B. Complete 8 rounds:
3 Power Cleans @ 75% of body weight
3 Broad Jumps for max distance
*Once you finish power cleans, perform 3 broad jumps for max distance. 
*Rest 2 minutes between rounds.

Bring-A-Friend Thursday!

There are still spots available in all classes this weekend. Email friends at crossfitmidtown.com to reserve a spot!

June updates

This update is headed to your inboxes soon, but I just can’t wait to tell you what’s coming next month… so you, our nine devoted blog readers, get to hear it here first!
We’re adding a Sunday 12n class. This will change our Open Gym session to 1-2p. So we’ll now have a structured Sunday class from 12 to 1 and an Open Gym session from 1 to 2.
Beginner classes will switch to Mondays at 8p, Thursdays at 8p and Saturday mornings at 9.
GYMNASTICS CLASS with Cassie is coming Tuesday nights at 8p!
AND we’re starting a Boot-Camp-style Park Program at Piedmont Park in mid-June. Stay tuned for more details.

Beka coaching the Murph crew through pull ups on Monday.

Yoga is tonight at 8:15p.

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Back squat: 5-5-5+
As many rounds & reps as possible in 10 minutes of:
10 partner wall balls*
10 burpee leap frogs

*Ball doesn’t touch the ground on partner wall balls… one partner squats & throws it to target between two partners, other partner catches, squats and throws back up to target between partners, original partner catches and squats… etc

And coming tomorrow… BRING-A-FRIEND FRIDAY!

A. Weighted pull ups: 5-5-5+ OR Strict pull ups 5-5-5+ OR
Pull Up negatives 2 sets of 5, then burnout set of 5+ strict pull ups (in a band for set 3)
Partner Cindy:
As many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:
5 pull ups (mod w partner assistance – no bands)
10 push ups
15 squats
One partner works at a time.

Guests are welcome to join us on Thursday, Friday & Saturday this week, if they reserve a spot in class by emailing us. Our CFM community looks forward to seeing you!