clean and jerk

Coach Pietsch in the drive of the jerk

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- Brianna
4:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
5:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
6:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Damon
7:30p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
8:45p: Yoga- Monica Miller
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Workout of the Day (WOD)

Lurong WOD 4

AMRAP 6
1 Clean & Jerks (155/105)
2 Weighted Lunges (155/105)
3 Clean & Jerks
4 Weighted Lunges
5 Clean & Jerks
6 Weighted Lunges
7 Clean & Jerks
8 Weighted Lunges
9 Clean & Jerks
10 Weighted Lunges
…continue pattern until cap

Post rounds, reps and level completed. Ex 5+6 L3.

And coming tomorrow…

A. Front Squat
5-5-5-5-5

B. 4 Rounds [20 min cap]
200m Run
16/12 Calorie Row
12 Chest to Bar Pull Ups
10 Alternating Dumbbell Snatches (70/50)

Post heaviest weight squatted and time for WOD. Ex 235#, 16:53 Rx

Liza

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
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: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Clean & Jerk
3-3-3 (75% of 1 RM)

B. Double EMOM 10
EMOM 10
Odd: 20 Air Squats
Even: 7 Handstand Push-ups
(Scale to Pike HSPU from box, or DB Press)
EMOM 10
Odd: 20 Air Squats
Even: 6 Clean & Jerks (m=95/115/135 w=55/75/95) Grace Style
*No rest between EMOMs

Post load for clean & jerk and fewest reps completed for each movement in EMOM.
Ex: 210#, 20, 7, 20, 6 L3

And coming tomorrow…

8 Rounds, each for time of:
20 Push-ups
200m Sprint
*Rest 2 minutes between rounds, score is slowest round

Post time for slowest round. Ex: 1:26 Rx

Carey

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

WORKOUT 13.4

A. Power Clean & Push Jerk: 2-2-2-2-2. 70-75-80-85-87% Working up to a heavy set of 2. Rest 3 minutes between sets.

B. CrossFit Games Open 13.4

Complete as many reps as possible in 7 minutes following the rep scheme below:
3-6-9-12-15-18-…

Clean and Jerk (135/95)
Toes to bar
This is a timed workout. If you complete the round of 18, go on to 21. If you complete 21, go on to 24, etc.

Scaled weight (95/65), L1 weight (65/45).

Post weight for clean and jerk and total reps completed for the AMRAP. Ex: 245#, 121 Rx

And coming Saturday…

Partner WOD

3 Rounds For Time
12 Tire Flips (200#)
2x100m Sprint
21 Dumbbell Bench Press (m = 35’s/50’s, w = 25’s/35’s)
2x100m Sprint
50m Mini Sled Push (m = 50/75, w = 25/50#)
2x100m Sprint

All reps and distances are team totals. Only 1 partner working at a time. Rounds and repetitions may be partitioned anyway. For the 2x100m sprints, this is a relay. 1st partner completes 100m and tags partner to start 2nd 100m sprint. Once both 100m sprints are finished, partners advance to next movement. 40m sled push can be divided anyway so long as only 1 person is pushing at a time.

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 18:40 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

And coming Sunday…

A. Turkish get ups ladder. 4 reps at each weight. Select starting weight and increase weight each set for a total of 5 sets.
DBs: 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 50, 70#
KBs: 18, 26, 35, 44, 53, 70#

B. 4 Rounds for Time [15 Minute Time Cap]
6 Turkish get ups (20/12kg)
15 Wallballs (20/14) to 10ft
Rest 1 minute between rounds

Post time for WOD. Ex: 10:45 Rx

Sunday Schedule

8:45a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
11a: Open Gym- Michael
12:15a: Stretch & Mobility- Michael
5,6p: Open Gym- Neal

Kevin B.

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
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: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Clean & Jerk: 2 reps every 2 minutes for 12 minutes. 85% of 1 RM.

B. 8 minutes as many rounds as possible:
10 Burpees Over Dumbbell
10 Dumbbell Hang Clean and Jerk (m = 25/35/50, w = 15/20/35)

Post load for C&J and rounds + reps for AMRAP.
Ex: 235#, 6+4 L3.

And coming tomorrow…

A. Pullups: 8 minutes every minute on the minute (30 seconds work: 30 seconds rest)
Complete as many pullups in the 30 second interval.
Rx+ = C2B

B. Complete as many rounds as possible in 12 minutes
4 Strict Press
8 Sumo-deadlift High Pull
12 Front Squats
(m = 45/65/75, w = 35/45/55)

Post reps for pullups and rounds + reps for AMRAP. Ex: 78 C2B, 9+12 L3.

Ready for the Zombie Apocalypse!

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- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8p: Weightlifting- Anthony

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Clean & Split Jerk: 5 sets of 2. Working up to heavy set of 2.

B. “Macho Man”
Every Minute On The Minute for as Long as Possible:

3 Power Cleans
3 Front Squats
3 Jerks
(m = 95/135/185, w = 65/95/135)

*If you complete 10 rounds, add one rep to each movement for each additional minute. For example minute 11 would be 4 Power Cleans + 4 Front Squats + 4 Jerks. Minute 12 would be 5 of each, and minute 13 would be 6 of each.

Post load for Clean & Split Jerk and rounds and reps completed. Ex: 235#, 7+7 L3

And coming tomorrow…

A. 3 Rounds [For Load]:
5 Weighted Pullups
8 Dumbbell Lateral Raises (1 second pause)

B. 3 Rounds For Time [16 Minute Time Cap]:
800 Meter Run**
Rest 2 minutes between rounds

**L2 = 600m, L1 = 400m

Post load for pullups and running times for the rounds in the WOD.
Ex: 50#, 2:40, 7:55, 13:23 L3

Kathy doing some accessory work with dumbbell bent rows.

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. Split Jerk: 10 sets of 2 reps. Complete 1 set every 2 minutes (E2MOM)
Alternate stance for each rep.
Start at 60% of 1RM and work up to 85%

B. AMRAP Wallballs
Complete 1 set of unbroken wallballs
L1 = 30-59 seconds
L2 = 60-89 seconds
L3 = 90-119 seconds
L4 = 120 seconds

Select a weight and height and Level (time) that you can go unbroken.

Post load for split jerk (highest/2nd highest) and wallball weight @ height and reps.
Ex: 240/235#, 20# @10ft 43 reps L3.

And coming tomorrow…

A. 3 Rounds Descending Reps: [21 Minute Time Cap]
25-20-15 Bodyweight Bench Press
400m Run
500m Row

B. Banded 5-way Shoulder Stretch

Post time for the WOD. Ex: 17:40 Rx

Coach Stacy 1st pull of the snatch.

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Will Milne
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Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Olympic Total: 1 rep max Snatch followed by 1 rep max Clean & Jerk

B. 1 Minute Max Bar Facing Burpees

Post max load for Snatch and C&J and total cal. Ex: 185#, 265#, 28

And coming tomorrow…

“Mary Ann”
5 Rounds
7 Handstand Pushups
14 Pistols
21 Double unders

Post time to complete WOD: 7:48 Rx

CFM Upcoming Events

Tuesday, August 15th Lurong Championship Challenge Information Session. Before and after each class have an opportunity to learn more about our fall fitness and nutrition challenge and sign up to participate. Lurong Representative Adam Jackson will have a table at the gym to answer questions our members have about the Lurong Challenge. Early sign up is this week and next. Challenge starts on Monday, September 18th. Click here to sign up and select CrossFit Midtown as your Gym Affiliate!

Saturday, August 19th: CFM Crossover Symmetry Workshop. Improve your shoulder stability and performance in the overhead lifts Snatch, Thruster, and clean and jerk! Learn how to use the crossover symmetry bands to activate shoulders, improve mobility, strength the shoulder muscles, and perform active recovery on rest days. Workshop is from 11am-12pm and 8 spots are open. The cost of the workshop is $10 for CFM members and $25 in advance for visitors.

Thursday, August 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!

Sunday, August 27th:CFM Yoga Workshop. CFM Yoga Instructor Will Milne will teach an introductory workshop on the basics of yoga. Increase mobility, speed recovery time, prevent injury, improve posture, find new strengths and the power of relaxation. We will cover basic breathing techniques, spinal articulations, key yoga poses, and the physical and mental demands of restructuring the human body. Click here to sign up!

Coach Anthony

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Stacy
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Stacy
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Will Milne
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Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Clean & Jerk (C&J):
Every minute on the minute (EMOM) 1 C&J for 8 minutes: (75% of 1 RM)

B. Partner WOD
8 Rounds for Time: [16 Minute Time Cap]

3 Clean & Jerk (135/95)
6 Burpee Box Jump-Overs (24/20)”

One barbell, one box per team. Each partner completes 8 rounds. Reps are per person. 1 partner starts on C&J and the other on the box. Both partners may be working at the same time.

Post load for C&J. Post total time for the WOD. Ex: 205#, 12:28 Rx.

And coming tomorrow…

A. Overhead Squat (OHS) Ladder: In 16 minutes workup to a heavy Overhead Squat.
Maximum start weight: 95/65 (+10/5# per successful lift)

B. 10 Minute AMRAP
10 Wallballs (20/14) 10ft
10m Walking Lunges
10m Foot-hand crawl

Post max load for OHS. Post rounds and reps complete for WOD. 10m = 1 rep.
Ex: 165#, 6 + 10 Rx.

CFM Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 2nd and 9th Mobility Nights with Dr. Jackie Varnum. Mobility Night is at 6:30pm and group classes will run on the half hour. This will be a 2 part series going over mobility for CrossFit Athletes. This second session will focus on the squat and hips. Athletes will use banded distraction to increase range of motion and then use muscle activation and movement reinforcement to improve stability/mobility in the deadlift and squat.

#workouttoremember

Saturday, August 12th: 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. Click here for event details and to donate for this great cause! #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember

Rene

Upcoming CFM Events

Early Registration for Lurong Summertime Challenge this week!! Register early and receive a discount! The challenge combines nutrition and fitness and over the course of 5 weeks helps us improve body composition and performance! Click here for more details. Lurong Summertime Challenge Starts Monday, May 15th.

Wednesday, Apr 19th: Lurong Info and Smoothie Session at CFM 6PM. Learn more about the Lurong challenge and how you can improve your nutrition and fitness in this 5 week program. Details about recipe book, meal plan, calculating macros, diet tracking, and how accountability and community will keep you on track for your 2017 goals. “Summer never looked so good!”

Thursday, Apr 20th: 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.

**Save the date**
Saturday, May 20th: CFM 5th Anniversary!!

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Clean & Jerk: In 15 Minutes complete 3 sets of 3 (75% of 1 RM)

B. “Row & Go”
4 Rounds:
Min 1: 1 Round of Strict Cindy
Min 2: 15/12 Calorie Row
Min 3: AMRAP Clean and Jerks (m = 75/95/135, w = 55/65/95)

Post load for clean & jerk and reps for AMRAP. Ex: 245#, 36 L3

And coming tomorrow…

A. Double Unders: 1 Minute Max Reps

B. “Down Under” [25 Minute Time Cap]
3 Rounds:
50 Double-unders
20 Wallballs**

50/40 Calorie Row

2 Rounds:
50 Double-unders
20 Wallballs

35/30 Calorie Row

1 Round:
50 Double-unders
20 Wallballs

20/18 Calorie Row

**Wallballs Levels (L1/L2/L3)
(m = 10# to 9ft / 14# to 10ft / 20# to 10ft, w = 6# to 9ft/10# to 9ft/14# to 10ft)

Post reps for Double Unders and time for WOD. Ex: 108, 18:10 L3.

Jeannette and Ashley leading the team on the run.
Jeannette and Ashley leading the team on the run.

The Girls

Many have asked, “Why are the workouts named after Girls?” According to the National Weather Service theuse of “short, distinctive given names in written as well as spoken communications is quicker and less subject to error” than “more cumbersome” identification methods, so since 1953 storms have been assigned female given names. Coach Glassman, the founder and President of CrossFit explained it best. “I want to explain the workout once and then give it a name. I thought that anything that left you flat on your back, looking up at the sky asking ‘what just happened to me?’ deserved a females name. Workouts are just like storms, they wreak havoc on towns.”

Only by repeating workouts can we confidently measure our progress. We’ve chosen to repeat those workouts most challenging, formative, and expressive of the CrossFit fitness ideal, and these ladies fit the bill. You can also try variations on this basic exercise. For example, contract and release your PC muscles quickly, several times in succession. Or practice contracting them very slowly. You can also vary your position, completing Kegel exercises while standing, sitting, or lying down, make sure to check out https://joyonproducts.com/ to improve your pelvic area. These workouts come with a blend of elegance, simplicity, form, and impact. They can be nasty! But they get the job done, making us fitter as we improve our performance.

The Girls! Workouts with a blend of elegance, simplicity, form, and impact. They can be nasty! But they get the job done, making us fitter as we improve our performance.
The Girls! Workouts with a blend of elegance, simplicity, form, and impact. They can be nasty! But they get the job done, making us fitter as we improve our performance.

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Brianna
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Jackie
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Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. “Nasty Women”
4 Minute AMRAP
“Fran”
21-15-9
Thrusters (95/65#)
Pull-ups
Rest 4:30

4 Minute AMRAP
“Diane”
21-15-9
Deadlifts (225/155#)
Handstand Push-ups
Rest 4:30

4 Minute AMRAP
“Grace”
30 Clean & Jerks (135/95#)

Post total reps from each AMRAP. Ex: 121, 77, 38 L3

B. Cash Out [Not For Time]
2 Rounds
30 Situps
20 Scorpions (R+L=2)
10 Candlestick to straddle stretch

And coming tomorrow…

A. Clean: In 18 Minutes work up to a 1 Rep Max

B. Shoulder Press: In 12 Minutes work up to a 5 Rep Max

C. 2 Minute AMRAPs. Rest 30 seconds between each set:
400m Run + Max Doubles
400m Run + Max Speed Step (R+L=1)
300m Run + Max Double Unders
300m Run + Max Speed Step (R+L=1)

Post load for clean and press and total reps of jump rope. Ex: 305#, 158#, 152 Rx.

Upcoming CFM Events

Tuesday, Nov 15th: 5:45am-8am and 3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. The Dunk Truck will be back in November for members to be rested from September or for a 1st time test.
Sign up here for the next Dunk Truck!

Thursday, Nov 17th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day all classes. There will be an all-levels beginner friendly partner WOD. CFM Members email us to reserve a spot in a class with your friend (include their full name and email address)!

** Save the Date! **
Friday, Dec 16th:
7-11pm CFM Holiday Party!!