buy in

Partner Stretches! #teamworkmakesdreamwork

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
8a: Open Gym- Brianna
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
3:30p: Open Gym- Anthony
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7:20p: CFM ANT-MAN and the WASP Movie Premiere at Midtown Art Cinema!!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

For Time [20min cap]
Buy In: 100 Double Unders
5 Rounds
10 Dumbbell Thrusters (50/35)
25 ft. Dumbbell Walking Lunges (50/35) **KB option
Cash Out: 100 Double Unders

Post time for WOD. Ex: 13:10 Rx.

And coming Saturday…

Teams of 2
5 Rounds [28 min cap]
10 Deadlift (155/105)
10 Power Clean (155/105)
10 Front Squat (155/105)
10 Tandem Burpees

After each round partners will work together to complete each of the following:
Round 1: 40m Sled Pull (180/135)
Round 2: 20m Tire Shoulder Carry (180/90)
Round 3: 40m Foot Hand crawl (each person)
Round 4: 20m Deadlift + Barbell Carry (315/225)
Round 5: 40m Sled Push (150/100)

One partner working at a time on barbell movements. Reps may be partitioned any way. After completion of each round of the barbell complex and tandem burpees, the team will complete a pull/push, carry, or crawl together and advance their cone marker to indicate completion of the round. [28 minute time cap].

Post time to complete WOD. Ex: 19:34 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

Sunday Schedule

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

CFM Upcoming Events

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

FRI 07.06.18 ANT-MAN Movie & Saturday WOD!! Read More »

My goals for the CFMakeover

By Coach Beka
My goal for the challenge isn’t as black & white as just gaining muscle or leaning out. It’s a little of both. I’m excited about this challenge because it’s unlike any of the ones I’ve done in the past…it’s not just nutrition and we aren’t all doing the exact same thing. This is where we get to choose what WE want out of it and how disciplined we will be to get there.
My goals are: Eat mostly paleo: very clean, non-processed food. I’ve done strict paleo before and leaned out more than I wanted. I’m a borderline hard gainer. There will occasionally be a piece of gluten-free bread or white potatoes in my meal.
Limit “open meals” to twice a week: Even in those I will stay gluten-free and dairy-free.
CrossFit 5x per week & yoga at least 1x a week
Limit alcohol to one day a week: No sugary mixers, no shots. Liquor with soda water or wine.
Eight hours of sleep a night: Coaching most of the morning classes makes this a challenge, but I will do my best to be asleep at 9:15 the night before coaching.
Increase back squat max, deadlift max and max strict ring dips.
Get into a regular supplement routine: Take nighttime recovery, fish oil and post-workout protein.

I want to feel better, look better, sleep better & eat better…not just for October, but on a maintainable level. #LBN

cfm_helen (6 of 17)Coach Beka during the Summer 2013 To Helen Back Challenge.

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Cassie
8p: Beginner CrossFit – Cassie
8:15p: Yoga – Samantha

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: 3×5 work-ups
B. 4 rounds for reps: :30 work, :30 rest- 1. Rope climbs 2. Wall balls 3. KB/DB russian twists 4. Row for max calories

And coming tomorrow…FRIDAY FUN!

Buy in: 200m run
THEN: 50-40-30-20-10 reps of:
Lateral hops (over parallette)
Walking Lunges
Sit Ups
Double Unders
THEN: 20-15-10-5
American kettlebell swings 53/35#
Lateral box jumps 24/20
THEN cash out: 200m run

THURS 10.3.13 Beka’s CFMakeover Goals Read More »

CFMakeover Save the Dates:

Our October lifestyle challenge is three weeks away! Mark your calendars for these important dates & register today.
Mark your calendars:

  • Pre-Challenge Huddle – Sat, Sept 28 at 10a
  • Prelims testing – Oct 1, 2 & 3*
  • Paleo Supper Club at Caramba Cafe – Fri, Oct 4 (instead of Oct Happy Hour)
  • Finals testing – Oct 29, 30 & 31*
  • Awards & Halloween party – Thurs, Oct 31

*Alternate testing dates can be arranged.

Is the CFMakeover a “paleo challenge”?

Lots of people are asking whether you have to eat a strict paleo diet during this challenge. YES… as much as possible, we recommend you clean up your diet to see dramatic results in 30 days! BUT, the challenge is less about being perfect and more about creating new, healthy habits. So make it what you want. Set goals before the month starts, stick to them, and you’ll get results.
Some examples: Eat strict paleo 6 days a week. Cut back alcohol consumption to 1x a week (OR do a whole SOBERtober). Eliminate gluten. Eliminate sugar. Avoid processed foods. Sleep eight hours a night. Do mobility work daily. Train regularly. Work hard in the gym. Meditate daily. Visit the farmer’s market each week. Plan, shop and prepare meals every Sunday. Bring lunch to work 3x a week. Try one new recipe each week. Take fish oil daily. Look amazing in your Halloween costume.
AND THE LIST GOES ON… We’ve got FIVE CFMers signed up already. What are your goals for the challenge? Post in the comments below.

Cost: $40 for CFMembers (Gold: $34, Silver: $36); $50 Friends & Family. REGISTER NOW!

photo-6 copyAnne loves rope climbs!

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Cassie
8p: Beginner CrossFit – Cassie
8:15p: Yoga – Samantha

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Bench press: 4×4 workups
B. For time: BUY IN: 3 rope climbs, then
30-20-10 of
Russian kettlebell swings
Lateral hops
Abmat sit ups
then, CASH OUT: 3 rope climbs

And coming tomorrow…

A. 10 min snatch skillwork
B. 10 min muscle up skillwork
C. “Amanda”
9-7-5 reps of-
Muscle up
Snatch* 135/95

*Full squat snatch

THURS 9.12.13 – CFMakeover save the dates Read More »

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