crossfit total

Cary

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
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

CrossFit Total
1 Rep Max Back Squat
1 Rep Max Shoulder Press
1 Rep Max Deadlift

Post weights for each lift and total. Ex: 250#, 150#, 365#, (765#)

And coming tomorrow…

A. Power Snatch: 2-2-2-2-2 work ups.

B. “Snatch & Go”
4 Rounds for Time [11 Minute TIme Cap]

10 Toes to bar**
10 Snatch (m = 65/95/135, w = 45/65/95)*

**L2 = knees to 90, L1 = situps
*For L1 the movement may be ground to overhead

Post load for snatch and time for the WOD. Ex: 175, 9:23 L3.

Su-Mei
Su-Mei

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
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Anthony
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. CrossFit Total
1 Rep Max Back Squat
1 Rep Max Shoulder Press
1 Rep Max Deadlift

B. 1 Minute Max Cals Airdyne

Post weights for each lift, total, and max cals. Ex: 250#, 150#, 365#, (765#), 35

And coming tomorrow…

Baseline Plus [17 Minute Time Cap]
Level 3
2 Rounds
500m Row
40 Goblet Squats (24/16kg)
30 Wall Sit Ups
20 Deficit Pushups (3.5”/2.5”)
10 Strict Pullups

Level 2
2 Rounds
500m Row
40 Air Squats
30 Wall Sit Ups
20 Pushups
10 Pullups

Level 1
2 Rounds
500m Row
40 Air Squats
30 Wall Sit Ups
20 Incline Pushups (30”)
10 Ring Rows (toes under the rings)

Post time to complete the WOD. Ex: 11:40 L3

Upcoming CFM Events

Sunday, Dec 4th and 18th: 9-11am Weightlifting Workshop this a 2 part series setting the foundation for the snatch and clean & jerk for our Olympic Lifting Class & Programming starting Sunday, January 8th, 2017!

Monday, Dec 5th-11th: 4th Quarterly Progress Checks (QPC4) this week! We’ll have standard WODs and be re-testing Grace, CrossFit Total, Mary Ann, Baseline Plus, and Snatch & Go

Sunday, Dec 11th: CFM Bring-A-Friend Day 9 and 10am. 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)!

Thursday, Dec 15th: Star Wars: Rogue One Premiere Night for CFM! Wear your Star Wars costume or shirt and join us for a 9pm showing at Midtown Arts Cinema. Tickets available soon and more details posted on the Announcements Board.

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

Brittney
Brittney

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Jackie
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

CrossFit Total
1 Rep Max Back Squat
1 Rep Max Shoulder Press
1 Rep Max Deadlift

Post load for each lift and CrossFit Total (CFT). Ex: 285#, 140#, 395#, (820#)

And coming tomorrow…

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

Post time to complete WOD: 7:48 Rx

The CrossFit Total

The CrossFit Total is the sum of the best of three attempts at the squat, the press, and the deadlift, the three most effective lifts in existence for developing and testing functional strength. Done correctly, the CrossFit Total (CFT) is perhaps our best tool for telling us the things we need to know about a very important aspect of our training. Mark Rippetoe outlines why we do the CFT, the rules for the CFT, and the standards for each lift… Click here to read more: CrossFit Total “The CrossFit Journal” by Mark Rippetoe

Tina
Tina

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- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
8p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. CrossFit Total
1 Rep Max Back Squat
1 Rep Max Shoulder Press
1 Rep Max Deadlift

B. 1 Minute Max Cals Airdyne

Post weights for each lift, total, and max cals. Ex: 250#, 150#, 365#, (765#), 35

And coming tomorrow…

A. Grace
30 Clean & Jerk for time (135/95)
**Scale to 65% of 1RM Clean & Jerk

B. 3 Rounds Not For Time:
10 Situps
500m Row
For every second difference than your time for first 500m Row complete 1 extra situp in addition to the 10 before continuing to next row.

Post time for Grace and time for 1st 500m row + total situps completed (include 10/round).
Example: 2:10 Rx, 1:48, 38 Situps

The CrossFit Total is the sum of the best of three attempts at the squat, the press, and the deadlift, the three most effective lifts in existence for developing and testing functional strength. Done correctly, the CrossFit Total (CFT) is perhaps our best tool for telling us the things we need to know about a very important aspect of our training. Mark Rippetoe outlines why we do the CFT, the rules for the CFT, and th standards for each lift… Click here to read more: CrossFit Total “The CrossFit Journal” by Mark Rippetoe

Yoga on Saturday's with Monica
Yoga on Saturday’s with Monica

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Casey
8p: Open Gym- Casey
8-8:30p: Goal Setting & Reflection- Michael

Workout of the Day (WOD)

CrossFit Total
1 Rep Max Back Squat
1 Rep Max Shoulder Press
1 Rep Max Deadlift

Post load for each lift and CrossFit Total (CFT). Ex: 255#, 140#, 395#, (790#)

And coming tomorrow…

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

Post time to complete WOD: 7:48 Rx

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. CrossFit Total
1 Rep Max Back Squat
1 Rep Max Shoulder Press
1 Rep Max Deadlift

B. 1 Minute Max Cals Airdyne

And coming Saturday…

QPC Make-up Day

REMINDER:

Open Gym schedule starts NOV 1 (that’s Friday). We’re super excited you all are chomping at the bit to get in for Open Gym time though!

Halloween Party is tomorrow

The 8p CrossFit class & 8:15p Yoga class will both be cancelled so we can celebrate all the CFMakeover prize winners! Join us at 7p for a GLOW STICK partner WOD (all levels welcome… BRING A FRIEND!) and stay for some not-paleo beverages. The Thursday night 7p class doesn’t count against your weekly class limits, so you can still get an extra workout in tomorrow, Fri or Sat. Get after it!

Congrats on all the October PRs

Here’s a few more videos from Friday afternoon classes CRUSHING CrossFit Total. Post to the comments if you set a PR last week, so we can all celebrate with you. Way to go!

Regina’s back squat PR!

P-Lane’s back squat PR!

Kelli’s press PR! (sorry girl, I barely caught this one!)

Greg’s deadlift PR!

Ben’s deadlift PR!

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Rebecca
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Rebecca
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Ben
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Raul
8p: Open Gym – Raul

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. 3 rounds: Max strict pull ups or ring rows, rest 3 min*
*CFMakeover challengers, use set 1 as your re-test/finals result.
B. As many rounds & reps as possible in 15 minutes*:
20 double unders (or 60 singles)
10 burpee broad jumps (jump your height…we’ll premark the floor)
5 handstand push ups
*CFMakeover challengers, use same modifications as you did for prelims.

And coming tomorrow…

Partner “Cindy”
As many rounds & reps as possible in 20 minutes:
5 pull ups
10 push ups
15 squats
OR, if you insist on working solo:
“Chelsea”:
Every minute on the minute for 30 minutes:
5 pull ups
10 push ups
15 squats

CONGRATS TO EVERYONE WHO SET A NEW PERSONAL RECORD (PR) IN THE BOX THIS WEEK!

Don’t forget to add it to the PR board so we can celebrate with you!

CrossFit Total

By Coach Beka
CrossFit Total is the total of your maximum-effort back squat, press and deadlift. This is our final progress check this week, and one of my favorites!
As excited as you may be to find out what your 1-rep max (hopefully a PR!) is, don’t take a lot of attempts to find it.
We’ll treat this like a powerlifting meet. Warm up, then take three attempts at your best squat. Then warm up for press & take three attempts to find your max press. Finally, warm up for deadlift and then take three attempts to find your max deadlift.
After warming up, the first attempt should be a weight you know you can do for three reps. The second attempt should be a weight you know you can do for a single rep (current PR), and you’re shooting for a new PR on your third attempt!
Don’t forget to record your results! A lot of our strength work is based on a percentage of your 1-rep max.
Happy PR Friday! 🙂

1391829_10151720269561732_1374184594_nLevy & Christine finishing strong on Wednesday’s OPT Tester

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
8a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
4p: All Levels CrossFit- Amy & Lis
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Amy & Lis
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Amy & Lis

Workout of the Day (WOD)

CrossFit Total
Add 1 rep max totals together:
Back squat
Press
Deadlift

And coming tomorrow…

Make up day
Make up any WOD you missed during quarterly progress checks…Do your Baseline; Monday’s HSPU, pistols & jump rope WOD; Tuesday’s Oly Total; Wednesday’s 1-rep max weighted pull up & OPT Tester (row, kb swing, burpee, kb swing, row); Thursday’s 20 min thruster, pull up, burpee AMRAP; Friday’s CrossFit Total.

CrossFit Problems: Calluses

by Coach Ben
Hand calluses. At first they seem cool. They’re considered a sign of hard working hands.
After a workout, they give a painful reminder that you held on to that bar for as long as you could for every rep possible. But after a while they start to become an eyesore. They seem never to go away.
And then you make a habit of picking at them.
It’s important to take care of your hands. Here are some helpful ways to prevent those hard, bothersome calluses.
1. Callus Scraper – Use one after a long, hot shower when your skin is soft and damp. Scrape calluses until they’re smooth and even.
2. Taping – Taping your hands is a good way to prevent calluses. Tape is good because they are thinner than grips and if you take the time to make a good tape strap then you can use them a few times. Here’s an example:
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3. Grips – I personally like using grip straps. The common complaint with straps is that in the beginning it may be harder to grip the bar. It takes a lot of pull-ups to break in grips so they move with your hands nicely.
4. Post-Care- After a workout, wash your hands with soap and water. And put some lotion or skin ointment on them later. Everyone loves the smell of some Tiger Balm before bed.

photo (1)Group planking

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Lis & Tirzah
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)

As many rounds & reps as possible in 20 minutes:
20 thrusters 135#/95#
20 pull ups
20 burpees

And coming tomorrow…

CrossFit Total
Warm up, then take three attempts to find your one-rep max of:
Back squat
Strict Press
Deadlift

Quarterly Progress Checks next week!

It’s that time again! Here’s next week’s programming for quarterly progress checks…
Monday
5 rounds for time:
7 hspu
14 pistols
21 du
Tuesday
Oly total: FULL squat snatch & FULL squat clean & jerk
Wednesday
1RM Weighted Pull up
+
FOR TIME:
250m row
15 kb swings
2/1.5pd
25 burpees
15 kb swings
2/1.5pd
250m row
Thursday
20min AMRAP:
20 thrusters 135#/95#
20 pullups
20 burpees
Friday
CrossFit Total:
Total of 1 rep max for-
Back squat
Press
Deadlift
+
1 min AirDyne test for calories
photo-9Burpees and deadlifts!

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
8a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Cassie
4p: All Levels CrossFit- Amy
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Amy
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Amy

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Every minute on the minute for 10 minutes:
3 muscle ups OR 5 strict pull ups (EVEN)/5 ring dips (ODD)
B. Every minute on the minute for 10 minutes:
5 handstand push ups OR 3 wall climbs
C. Every minute on the minute for 10 minutes:
15 double unders OR 50m row

And coming tomorrow…

Partner workout
Complete the following for time – one partner working at a time:
400m run
30 partner wall balls
50 pull ups
run 400m (together)
30 burpee box jumps
50 kb swings 70/53
400m run (together)
30 toes to bar/knee ups
50 sit ups
400m run (together)