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Join CFM for Friday Night Lights during the Open!!

Upcoming Events

Thursday, Feb 23rd: The 2017 Open begins! CrossFit Midtown will be doing the open workouts on Friday during regular classes and then each week we have a Friday Night Lights (FNL) competition highlighting match-ups with both individual and team events as well as a gym social Friday evenings after the workouts. The 1st Open workout is released on Thursday, February 23rd and continues for 5 weeks with 1 new workout each week. Participating in the Open is a seminal CrossFit experience, and we highly recommend all athletes who have been training at CFM for a year or more to sign up. This is a great opportunity to test your fitness and enjoy the camaraderie and community of CrossFit. Click here to register for the open and join Team CFM.

Sunday, Mar 5th: CFM Bunch Social 11am catered by Flying Biscuit!.

Wednesday, Mar 8th:3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing. Click here to sign up!

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

Open WOD “17.1”
Rep Rounds For Time [20 Min Time Cap]:
10-20-30-40-50 1-Arm Dumbbell Snatches (alternating arms) (m = 50/35/20, w = 35/20/10)
15 Burpee Box Jump-Overs (Rx = 24″/20″)*

*Scaled(L2) and L1: Box jump overs 20″ for men and women and step-ups permitted.

Post time to complete WOD or number of reps. Ex: 14:37 Rx or 173 Rx

And coming Saturday…

B. Partner WOD [20 Minute Time Cap]
5 Rounds
200 Meter Run + 7 Power Cleans (m = 95/135/185, w = 65/95/125)
(m = 12/15, w = 9/12) Calorie Row + 30 Double-Unders*

All rounds and reps are individual totals. Both partners working at the same time on opposite movements of each couplet.

*Scale Double-Unders to 15 DU+singles, speed step 1:1, singles 1:1.

Post time for both partners to complete all 5 rounds. Ex: 18:34 Rx+.

Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga- Lana Wilson. Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule

9a: Weightlifting- Anthony
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael
12:15p: Yoga – Lana Wilson. Click here to reserve

Aubrey and Dan finishing a clean.
Aubrey and Dan finishing a clean.

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

Open 16.2

Beginning on a 4-minute clock, complete as many reps as possible of the following triplet. If completed before 4 minutes, add 4 minutes to the clock and proceed to the next round adding weight to the squat clean with descending rep scheme:
Rx:
25 toes-to-bars
50 double-unders
15-13-11-9-7 squat cleans
m = 135, 185, 225, 275, 315
w = 85, 115, 145, 175, 205

Scaled:
25 hanging knee raises
50 single-unders
15-13-11-9-7 squat cleans
m = 95, 115, 135, 155, 185
w = 55, 75, 95, 115, 135

Additional Scaling Options for Classes:
Scaling T2B: K2A 1:1, T2R 1:1, Hanging Knee Raises 1:1, Situps 1:1
Scaling Double Unders: (DU+single) 25 reps, speed step 1:1, singles 1:1
L1 weights: (m = 65, 75, 95, 115, 135; w = 35, 45, 55, 65, 75)

In selecting which weights to go for the WOD select a weight ladder such that the 3rd round is below your 1RM Squat Clean OR (Power Clean + Front Squat). Either movement/combo is permitted.

Post total reps completed and tie break time for Double-unders. Ex: 259, 9:58 Rx

And coming Saturday…

Partner WOD
20 Minute AMRAP:
15 Push Jerks (m = 95/135, w = 55/95)
20 Burpee Box Jumps (24″/20″)
25 Deadlifts (m = 165/225, w = 105/155)
30 Cal Row

1 Partner working at a time. All reps are team totals. Partners may partition the rounds and reps any way.

Post total rounds and reps completed. Ex: 3+12 Rx+.

Namaste
Namaste
Click here to reserve your spot for yoga

Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
12:15p: Yoga- Monica Miller Click here to reserve

Sunday Schedule

10a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
11a: Open Gym- Travis
12:15p: Deep Stretch Class- Michael. Click here to reserve

"Hey man, we match." Dexter and Dan rep for rep on Toes-to-bar.
“Hey man, we match.” Dexter and Dan rep for rep on Toes-to-bar.

December Save the Dates

Bring-A-Friend Day: Thursday 12/18 All Classes
CFM Holiday Party Friday 12/19 7-10pm. Click here to RSVP and for details.

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Casey
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Casey
8a: Open Gym- Casey
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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Clean & Jerk: 5 sets of 2. Workups.

B. “Open 13.4”
Climbing Ladder for 7 Minutes:
3 Clean and Jerks (135/95), 3 Toes to Bar
6 Clean and Jerks (135/95), 6 Toes to Bar
9 Clean and Jerks (135/95), 9 Toes to Bar
Continue to add 3 repetitions per round until the 7 Minute Cap.

Post load for C&J and total reps for WOD. Ex: 185#, 93 Rx.

And coming tomorrow…

A. Front Squat: 3 sets of 5. Worksets. Max reps final set.

B. 3 Rounds [18 Minute Time Cap]:
10 Wallballs (20/14) 10ft
10 Box Jump Overs (24/20)
10 Burpees
10 Cal Row
Rest 2 minutes between rounds.

load and reps for squat and time for WOD. Ex: 255#, 9:50 Rx

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
1:15p: College CrossFit- Spring Break
4p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Lateral Jumps: Every minute on the minute for 7 minutes
20 seconds max reps Lateral Jumps (24/20)**
40 seconds rest
**Scale height of jump as needed

B. 4 Rounds For Time
6 Kettlebell Clean & Jerk (2 Kettlebells one each hand @ 24/16kg)
8 Air Squat to Box Jumps (24”/20”)
10 Pushups
60 Lateral Hops (parallette bar)

And coming Saturday…

OPEN WOD 14.4: See OPEN Announcement Live From CrossFit Bellevue in Seattle


14 minute As many rounds and repetitions as possible (AMRAP): “Wood Chipper”
60-calorie row
50 toes-to-bars
40 wall-ball shots (20# @ 10ft / 14# @ 9ft)
30 cleans (135/95)
20 muscle-ups

Beginners WOD 9AM
14 minute AMRAP:
60-calorie row
50 toes-to-bar (sub medball situps)
40 wall-ball shots
30 cleans (95/65) **scale weight as needed
20 ring rows

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
1:15p: College CrossFit- Michael
4p: All Levels CrossFit- Amy
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Amy
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Amy

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Barbell Complex: In 15 minutes work up to a heavy complex of
1 Power Clean
1 Hang Squat Clean
3 Front Squats.
Barbell should not be dropped through complex.

B. For Time Rep Rounds of:
21-15-9
Hang Squat Cleans (@ 65% Part A.)
Hand Release Pushups
90-60-30
Double Unders (x2 Singles)

And coming Saturday…

OPEN WOD 14.3: See OPEN Announcement Live From CrossFit NOLA


8 minute AMRAP: “Deadlift Ladder”
10 deadlifts (135/95)
15 box jumps (24″/20″)
15 deadlifts (185/135)
15 box jumps
20 deadlifts (225/155)
15 box jumps
25 deadlifts (275/185)
15 box jumps
30 deadlifts (315/205)
15 box jumps
35 deadlifts (365/225)
15 box jumps

Beginners WOD 9AM
8 minute AMRAP:
15 Deadlifts (135/95) **Scale as needed
15 Box Jumps (24″/20″)

Join the CFM Pteradactyls!

The CrossFit Open begins tonight with the announcement of the first workout, “14.1”, tonight at 8pm. CrossFit Midtown will be doing the Open workouts on Saturdays, so join the CFM team at games.crossfit.com or just show up on Saturdays to try the workouts. This week’s workout announcement is hosted at our neighbors to the west, CrossFit North Atlanta. It will also be streamed online.

Cheer on Coach Lis at the Arnold!

Lis is competing Friday morning at the Arnold Sports Festival in the USAPL Pro Raw Powerlifting Challenge. You can watch the action streaming live online at usapowerlifting.com. She lifts in Flight B of the morning session (8a-12:30p) and hopes to set a few more state records and make it to the podium.

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Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Kelly
1:45p: College CrossFit- Kelly
4p: Open Gym- Jason
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Jason
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Cassie
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Cassie
8p: Open Gym- Cassie

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Skill work: 10 min handstand practice
B. As many rounds & reps as possible in 12 minutes of:
2 handstand push ups
4 kettlebell snatch R
4 kettlebell snatch L

Unless you can demonstrate THREE strict handstand push ups for your coach prior to the workout, you won’t be allowed to do kipping handstand push ups in that workout. GET STRONG!

And coming tomorrow…

A. Bench press: 4×4 work ups
B. Tabata box jumps: :20 on, :10 off for 8 rounds. Shoot for 10+ per round. Select box height (or stack plates) accordingly.
C. Row or AirDyne sprints: 8 rounds of :15 sprint, :45 recover

The CFM team needs two more competitors!

Kelly is getting a SCALED team together for a Spring CrossFit league. Details are below.
Email Kelly if you wanna play!

Georgia Fitness League’s Spring 2014 team competition series:
Week 1 – Saturday, April 19th at Fitness Battalion CrossFit (West Midtown)
Week 2 – Saturday, May 3rd CrossFit Breaking Boundaries (Roswell)
Week 3 – Saturday, May 17th CrossFit Indulto (Sandy Springs)
Week 4 – Saturday, May 31st CrossFit Atlanta (West Midtown…this is a tournament, so likely a longer time spent competing)

Cost is $85/person for scaled teams & $100/person for Rx teams. Contact Kelly by THIS FRIDAY to register!

Competing is an awesome experience & it really allows you to dig deep and discover your true CrossFit potential! Adrenaline & endorphins are a beautiful thing! If you want your hormones to give you a real boost, consider using these testosterone pills.

imageAmanda B deadlifting with last week’s AM crew.

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Kelly
1:45p: College CrossFit- Jason
4p: Open Gym- Lis
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Cassie
8p: Open Gym- Cassie
8:15p: Yoga- Samantha

Workout of the Day (WOD) – BRING-A-FRIEND DAY!

A. Skill work: 10 min double under practice + 2 min Max Rep Double Unders
B. As many rounds & reps as possible in 15 minutes:
20 Russian kettlebell swings
20 situps
20 supermans

And coming tomorrow…Open WOD 13.5

Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 4 minutes of:
15 thrusters 100/65#
15 Chest to bar Pull-ups

If 90 reps (3 rounds) are completed in under 4 minutes, time extends to 8 minutes.
If 180 reps (6 rounds) are completed in under 8 minutes, time extends to 12 minutes.
If 270 reps (9 rounds) are completed in under 12 minutes, time extends to 16 minutes.

*If you finish early, use the remainder of time for skillwork of your choice.

Two weeks away from three big events!

The weekend of March 7-10th will be a busy one at CFM. Please participate however you can – Bring-A-Friend Days, the FIRST Open WOD, and the Olympic Lifting Seminar are all coming up!
March 7 8 & 9 Bring-A-Friend Days: Share CFM with your friends on March 7, 8 & 9. All our classes are open to guests (RSVP required by emailing FRIENDS@crossfitmidtown.com. CFM students: don’t fret! We still have 14 spots in each class reserved for you! Get all the details here.
March 9 the CF OPEN begins! Kick off CFM’s first Games season with the first CrossFit Open workout, Saturday, March 9 at 12noon. Register now! If you’re unable to commit to every Saturday, we’ll also be scheduling makeup WODs (so don’t let that scare you off!).
March 10 Olympic Lifting Seminar: Travis Cooper teaches a six-hour seminar (9a-4p with an hour break for lunch) to teach us the finer points of the snatch and clean & jerk. Register now! This seminar is limited to 24 athletes. Athletes and coaches of all levels will benefit from this course. Visit the FB event page for the seminar timeline and more info about Travis.

CFM representing in NOLA! Lee, Lis, Bridget & Krystol showing off their guns at Jasmine & Jeff’s wedding. Congrats to the Johnsons!

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Back squats:3-3-3-3-3, every 3min
B. 7 rounds for time:
7 handstand push ups
10 pull ups

And coming tomorrow…

A. Deadlifts: 6 sets of 10, every 90 seconds
B. Hang Power Snatch clusters: 5 sets of 3.2.1, every 3 minutes. For each cluster, the period denotes 10 seconds rest. So for each set, complete 3 reps, rest 10 seconds, 2 reps, rest 10 seconds, and 1 rep.
C. 30 Barbell Roll-outs (modify with 3 minutes front-leaning rest on rings or floor)