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Work the turn! Jake and Lewis from Graveyard Games 2018

CFM Upcoming Events!

Saturday, January 12th: CFM Rise Up Partner Competition from 8 am – 2 pm Saturday morning! Everyone of every ability is strongly encouraged to participate in this fun and challenging event or come watch your fellow athletes compete and cheer them on! RSVP here if you are spectating or competing: Rise Up FB Event
and Details!

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!

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)

A. EMOM 10
Odd: 8 Turkish Reverse Lunges (4/4)
Even: 8 Chin Ups

3 Rope Climbs*
15 Wall Balls
45 Double Unders

*Note: All athletes must wear long socks or pants/tights to protect shins on rope climbs.

Post rounds and reps for AMRAP. Ex 4+10 Rx.

And coming tomorrow…

A. For Time
Pistols (each leg)
Hang Power Cleans (155/105)
Deficit Push Ups (45/25’s)

B. Midline
Not for time
4 Sets
100m Ski or 15 Cal Bike
10 Bird Dog
15 Hollow Rocks

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 7:30 Rx.

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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- Anthony
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8p: Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Rope Climbs
10 min to complete

B. For Time:
400m Run
20 Chin Ups
40 Box Jumps (24/20)
20 Chin Ups
400m Run

Post time for the WOD. Ex 10:12 Rx

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

A. 500m Row For Time.

B. Partner WOD. 3K meter Row
Partners switch every 500m
While 1 partner is rowing the other completes as many rounds and repetitions as possible (AMRAP) of the following. Partners continue where their partner finishes:
10 Russian Kettlebell Swings
10 Goblet Squats
10 Abmat situps
(m = 16/24/32, w = 12/16/24)

Post time for 500m Row, team time for 3k Row, and total rounds and reps of AMRAP.
Ex: 1:45, 13:10, 15+5 L2.

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Donate to Toys for Tots!

This is the final week of our Toys for Tots drive and the donations are pretty low at this point.
Dontcha wanna make your favorite coach do some burpees?
For every toy you bring in this week, the coach on duty will do 10 burpees on the spot!
Let’s make a child’s holiday even better AND make our coaches fitter at the same time!

imageMerry CrossFitMas!

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Rebecca
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Rebecca
8a: Open Gym- Tirzah
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
4p: Open Gym- Jim
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Ben
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Ben
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Cassie
8p: Open Gym- Cassie

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A1. Bench Press: 3 (70%), 3 (80%), 3 (90%)
A2. Chin Ups: 3 x 10 (1 min rest)
B. Complete 5 rounds for time:
3 Power Cleans 75% of body weight
5 Box Jumps 24/20
10 Pull Ups

And coming tomorrow…

A. Snatch
B. Every minute on the minute for 7 minutes:
Complete 15 Lateral Plyo Skier Hops, Rest 5 minutes…
Then, one minute on, one minute off for 10 minutes:
30 Russian kettlebell swings – 70/53
*You have 1 minute to complete 30 Russian KB swings. If you do not get 30 Russian KB Swings in 1 minute, count a penalty and an uncompleted round.
*Five rounds of work.
*Total time is 10 minutes with a goal is 150 Russian KB Swings in the alotted time.
*For every round you don’t hit 30 swings, perform a 10 burpee penalty.

Holiday Travel Workout

For time:
Walking lunges
Sit ups

MON 12.16.13 Toys for Tots Drive Read More »

New Month, New Goals!

by Coach Beka
With each new month comes a fresh, empty goal board at CFM. Make sure to write your goal(s) for the month next time you’re in the box! A few tips for your goal setting, in and out of CFM…
1. Set Goals that Motivate You
2. Set SMART Goals –
Time Bound.
3. Set Goals in Writing
4. Make an Action Plan
5. Stick With It!

And don’t forget the PRs!

PR stands for personal record. ANY TIME you do something for the first time – a double under, a 12″ box jump, a strict pull up, a handstand, a workout “Rx’ed” – or a new personal best at any lift… You write it on the board! Let’s see how many PRs we can get this month. LIS will commit to do a burpee for every PR on the board at the end of the month. Put her to work!

photo (4)Congrats to everyone who crushed your August goals!

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)

A1. Max rep strict chin ups: 3 sets, rest 2:00
A2. Max rep ring dips: 3 sets, rest 2:00
B. 3 rounds for time: 30 Overhead walking lunges 45/25#
20 hollow rocks
10 burpees

And coming tomorrow…

A. 10 min mobility work
B. Goat Work: 10 min to work on any skill you choose!
C. Grace
30 clean & jerks for time 135/95#

THURS 09.05.13 Goals & PRs Read More »

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.

WED 8.7.13 Upcoming Events Read More »

Best. Summer. Ever.

As I laid at the pool Sunday until almost 8pm with FULL SUN, it hit me that summer is here. All the good – pool & lake time, sunshine, afternoons at the park… and the bad – thunderstorms, mosquitoes, muggy days (and nights!) are here to stay for the next few months.
At CFM, we’ve got lots in store for you: the Helen Challenge, another CFM Happy Hour each month, Quarterly Progress checks in July, another Food as Fuel session in August, some fun with our neighbors Fab’rik & Big Peach Running Co and more Olympic Lifting awesomeness with Cheryl Haworth.
I’m personally looking forward to seeing everyone’s progress with the Helen Challenge. I’m also gonna finish settling into my new apartment, take a few weeks vacation next month (part work – USAPL Nationals, the CrossFit Games & a BIZ seminar… and part play – visiting my family & hitting the beach!), and celebrate my birthday in August!
What are your plans for summer? What’s important to you between now and Labor Day? Let us know what’s important to you this season. Post in the comments. How will you make this your best summer ever?

Congrats to Big Dan F & his wife Nancy on the birth of their BIG 10# BOY, John Jackson, born 6.24.13!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Back squat 3-3-3+
B. 6 rounds for time
5 Handstand push ups
5 Lateral box jump L (step down)
5 Lateral box jump R (step down)
Rest 1 minute between rounds

And coming tomorrow…

A. Max reps chin up: 3 sets, rest 5 min between sets (DO MOBILITY WORK DURING BREAKS)
B. Rope climbs: 10 min of skillwork
C. Time trial: 2k row

WED 06.26.13 Summa’ summa’ summatime Read More »

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