russian kettlebell swings

Coach Pietsch and Damon from team Double Trouble twining it up on the podium. #twinning #winning #bigtrouble #partnerwod #bringafriend

CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 18th Bring-A-Friend Day! 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!

Thursday, April 18th 8:45 pm Join us for a special edition of Candlelight and Lavender Yoga on Thursday evening starting at at 8:45 pm. Part of Bring-A-Friend Day too!

Saturday, April 20th 7:30 pm CFM April Babies Party at Fado’s! This is open to all CFM members and guests. Come to Fado’s to celebrate all our birthday’s in April and meet your fellow CFMers for a fun night in Midtown!

Thursday, April 25th 8:30 pm: CFM Avengers Endgame Movie Premiere. We are assembling an incredible team of CFMers to see the 4th installment of the Avengers when it premieres!! We have a group of tickets for sale and a reserved section of seating for for the evening showing on Thursday 4/25 at Midtown Art Cinema. Sign up for your ticket now at the front desk or click here for details!

Saturday, April 27th: CFM Marvel Galaxy Team WOD. During the morning group classes we will be doing a Superhero WOD inspired by the heroes from the Marvel Movies. Wear your CFM or Superhero Shirt to come workout! #CFMersAssemble!!

Sunday, April 28th 12:15 – 1:45 pm: Handstand and Inversion Workshop. In this workshop, Yoga Instructor Priscila Baptista will be guiding us through progressions and drills for getting inverted including arm balances, headstands, and handstands. Time to get upside down!!

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
12p: All Levels CrossFit- Pat
3:30p: Open Gym- Anthony
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)

Bring A Friend Day!!
A. 500m Row For Time

B. Partner WOD
16 Minute AMRAP

3000 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. Once the row is finished, in remaining time continue AMRAP with one partner working at a time:
10 Russian Kettlebell Swings (70/53)
10 Jumping Lunges (alt)
10 Abmat situps

Post time for 500m Row, team time for 3k Row, and total rounds and reps of AMRAP.
Ex: 1:45, 12:10, 17+5 Rx

And coming tomorrow…

A. Weighted Pull Ups
5-4-3-2 Increasing weight

B. E3MOM 21
50 Double Unders
2 Squat Snatches (increase weight each round)

Post weight for pull ups and highest snatch. Ex: 75#, 185# Rx.

Sarah and Will warming up with an inch worm straddle stretch.

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Ellen
8a: Open Gym- Ellen
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
4p: Open Gym- Anthony
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Erica
8:15p: Tuesday Yoga- Priscila Baptista
Sign up for yoga this week and next. Click here to reserve

Workout of the Day (WOD)

“Lucky 13”
AMRAP 13

13 Toes to Bar*
13 Kettlebell Swings (M=35/53/70, W=26/35/53)**
13 Lateral Box Jump Overs (M=24/24/30, W=20/20/24)***
*L1/L2= Wall Sit-Ups
**L1= Russian Swings
***L1/L2 step ups permitted

Post rounds and reps completed. Ex: 6+8 L3

And coming tomorrow…

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

B. AMRAP 7
2, 4, 6, 8… (add 2 reps each round)
DB Hang Power Clean & Jerk (50/35’s)
Wall Ball (20/14)

Post load for front squat and total reps for the WOD. Ex: 275#, 95 Rx

CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 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!

Sat & Sun, May 26th & 27th: Join us for Yoga this Memorial Day Weekend. We have Yoga Saturday 12:15 pm with Monica Miller and Sunday 12:15 pm with Lana Wilson. Yoga at CFM is a combination of slow flow, yin and restorative postures with a focus on position, breath, and relaxation of the mind and body. Free trial for first time visitors and friends and family guests are welcome!

Monday, May 28th: Memorial Day Murph at 09:00 at Piedmont Park! We have a unique opportunity to offer both a service and experience for all those who participate in the Memorial Murph WOD and share in the remembrance of an American Hero. CFM Gym Closed. Meet at the park in the morning for the WOD. Reserve your spot in advance here!

Monday, May 28th: CFM Brunch at 11:00 at The Nook in Midtown. Join your fellow CFM Members for a nutritious brunch and social over Memorial Day weekend.

Noel

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. 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.

And coming tomorrow…

AMRAP 12
1 Squat Snatch (155/105)*
3 Squat Clean & Jerks
30 Double Unders
*Scale to less than 65% of 1RM Snatch

Post rounds + reps for AMRAP. Ex: 6+22 Rx.

Jeannette leading the start of the 31Heroes WOD

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. For Time:
100m Sprint
Rest 2 minutes
200m Sprint
Rest 4 minutes
400m Sprint

B. 4 Rounds [14 Minute Time Cap]
100m Sprint
3 strict pullups
30 seconds dead hang hold**
9 Pushups
12 Russian Kettlebell Swings (m = 20/24/32, w = 12/16/24kg)

**(L+ = 1-hand hold R/L 15sec each)

Post times for 100m, 200m, and 400m and time to complete WOD. Ex: 14, 27, 64, 10:15 L2.

And coming tomorrow…

A. Thruster Complex: In 10 minutes work up to a moderate/heavy complex:
1 Squat Clean Thruster (“Cluster”)
2 Thrusters

B. “Fran”
21-15-9
Thrusters (95/65)
Pullups

Post load of complex and time to complete WOD. Ex: 155#, 4:15 Rx

CFM Upcoming Events

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!

Monday, August 28th Lurong Championship Challenge Early Registration Deadline. Before 8/28 save $15 on registration. If you are looking to make some serious improvements to your diet and fitness so you can achieve your goals, this is your answer. The Challenge combines nutrition and weekly WODs. Whether your goal is to lose weight and look amazing in your swimsuit, or you are looking for serious performance gains, this Challenge is for you. Challenge starts on Monday, September 18th. Click here to sign up and select CrossFit Midtown as your Gym Affiliate!

Damon & Tony

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. 3 Rounds
Max Strict Ring Dips (30 seconds:90 seconds rest)
Max Parallette Pushups (30 seconds:90 seconds rest)

B. 5 Rounds: Kettlebell weight (24/16kg) [13 Minute Time Cap]
8 One-arm Russian Kettlebell Swings (Alternating arms)
4 One-arm Kettlebell Front Squat (Left arm)
8 One-arm Kettlebell Snatch (Alternating arms)
4 One-arm Kettlebell Front Squat (Right arm)

Post total for ring dips, total for pushups, and time to finish WOD. Ex: 38, 28, 8:10 Rx.

ANT-MAN partner WOD Saturday followed by premiere of Spider-man: Homecoming movie!!

And coming Saturday…

ANT-MAN & SPIDER-MAN WOD
Teams of 2
5 Rounds
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 (225/180)
Round 2: 40m Tire Shoulder Carry (180/90)
Round 3: 40m Foot Hand crawl (each person)
Round 4: 40m Deadlift + Barbell Carry (315/225)
Round 5: 40m Sled Push (150/100)

All reps are team totals. 1 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- Tina
9a: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Tina
12:15p: Yoga- Monica

Sunday Schedule

8a: Aerobic Capacity- Travis (Marist)
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Neal
11a: Weightlifting- Anthony
12:15p: Yoga- Lana
5p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Tina
6p: Strength Training/Open Gym- Tina

CFM Upcoming Events

Sunday, July 9th:Aerobic Capacity Workout Series begins this Sunday at 8am and continues each Sunday for 8 weeks. Price is $40 and good for 8 sessions. Take your workouts to the next level by improving your conditioning with targeted running intervals:
Click here to register for the workout series:
http://bit.ly/AerobicCapacityRegistration2017

Eat well and enjoy what you eat!

Monday, July 10th:CFM hosts a Nutrition Seminar for Monday, July 10th from 6-8pm. $25 per person. “Own Your Eating” presented by Jason Ackerman CF-L4 and CrossFit Seminar Staff. Click here to reserve your spot. Seminar is capped at 20.

Thursday, July 27th: 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!

#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. #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember

Ellen skipping high knees!

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- 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. Deadlift: 3 sets of 5 reps. 60% of 5RM. Rest 2 minutes between sets.
Advanced Tempo: (3-0-X-1)**
**X = ½ second up/dynamic movement. 1 second hold at top. 3 second negative. 0 seconds at the bottom (touch-and-go).

B. Partner WOD
20 Minutes As Many Rounds As Possible (AMRAP):

250m Row
200m Run
6 Straight Leg Raises
8 Modified Ring Rows
10 Russian Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12 Burpees

Rounds and reps are team totals. 1 Partner working at a time on all movements. Athletes must tag to exchange who is working. A minimum of 3 burpees is required before alternating. Partners may partition the rounds and reps of other movements anyway. 250m row = 1 rep, 200m run = 1 rep.

Post load for deadlift and rounds + reps completed in AMRAP. Ex: 245#, 6+1 Rx

And coming tomorrow…

A. 12 minutes every minute on the minute (EMOM):
(30 seconds work: 30 seconds rest)
ODD: 1 Set of Max Consecutive Jump Rope (singles, Speed Step, or DU)
EVEN: Overhead Squats (OHS) (m = 45/95/135, w = 35/65/95)

Score total Jump Rope from each round and total OHS. Ex: 205 DU, 34 L2

B. Medball Bocce Ball!

CFM Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 22nd: 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, June 25th: CFM Dog Days of Brunch at 12pm at Henry’s in Midtown. Join your fellow CFM Members for a nutrition brunch and social to celebrate the completion of our Lurong Nutrition challenge. Henry’s is dog friendly so bring your pets with you for Brunch on the patio.

Thursday, June 29th: The Dunk Truck returns to CFM! Available dunk sessions are in the AM 6-9am and PM 4-8pm. Book your appoint while spots are available: Dunk Truck Book Now!

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. #rememberthefallen #workouttoremember

Dez and Patrick

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Travis
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
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. 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:
5 Goblet Squats
10 Russian Kettlebell Swings
15 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.

And coming tomorrow…

A. Deadlift: In 12 minutes work up to 1 heavy set of 10. (Touch and go 75% 1RM)

B. 15-12-9-6-3 Rep Rounds for Time [15 Minute Time Cap]
Dumbbell Thrusters (m = 25/35/50, w = 15/25/35)
Burpees
45 Double Unders

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 335#, 10:09 L3.

CFM Upcoming 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.

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.

Sunday, Apr 23rd: Crossover Symmetry Shoulder Performance Workshop. 10am and 11am sessions. Each class is capped at 8 and general registration is $25 and available to CFM Members for $10.

Monday, Apr 24th: Mobility Night with Dr Jackie Varnum at 6pm. In this session we will be going over mobility for CrossFit Athletes focusing on the shoulder for your snatch and overhead lifts as well as hanging kipping movements such as pullups, toes to bar, and muscle ups. Join Dr Jackie at CFM to improve to your overhead mobility through increased range of motion, muscle activation, and movement reinforcement and take your CrossFit performance and shoulder health to the next level!

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

Sandbag to shoulder for a 400m carry.
Sandbag to shoulder for a 400m carry.

CrossFit at the Park

We are putting Atlanta athletes to the test to compete in this CrossFit at the Park competition this Saturday 8/20 at Piedmont Park Promenade as part of the Celebrity Sweat Ultimate Fitness Challenge and Expo. Registration is free and there will be a cash prize of $200 for 1st place and $75 for 2nd place. Open to all Crossfit levels and Expo attendees. Workouts released on the facebook event page and include classic crossfit movements and some odd object tasks. To sign up for the competition and to register a spot, fill out your name on the sign up sheet: COMPETITION SIGN UP

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD):

A. For Time:
100m Sprint
Rest 2 minutes
200m Sprint
Rest 4 minutes
400m Sprint

B. 4 Rounds [14 Minute Time Cap]
100m Sprint
3 strict pullups
30 seconds dead hang hold**
9 Pushups
12 Russian Kettlebell Swings (m = 24/32, w = 16/24kg)

**(Rx+ = 1-hand hold R/L 15sec each)

Post times for 100m, 200m, and 400m and time to complete WOD. Ex: 14, 27, 64, 10:15 Rx.

And coming tomorrow…

A. Thruster Complex: In 10 minutes work up to a moderate/heavy complex:
1 Squat Clean Thruster (“Cluster”)
2 Thrusters

B. Fran
21-15-9
Thrusters (95/65)
Pullups

Post load of complex and time to complete WOD. Ex: 155#, 4:15 Rx

Atlanta Fitness Expo 10am-4pm Piedmont Park Promenade. 2-4pm CrossFit Competition. Click here to sign up and for more details. $200 cash prize 1st place and $75 2nd place!
Sunday, August 14th-21st: Quarterly Progress Check-Ins. We’ll be testing C&J and Snatch, Fran, Mary Anne, McFeaters, and Baseline.
Wednesday, August 24th: 7:30pm. Advance screening of Mechanic: Resurrection featuring Jason Statham.
Thursday, August 25th: Bring-A-Friend Day. All levels beginner friendly partner WOD.
Saturday, Sept 10th:9-12am. Lurong Kickoff Party & Team Selections.
Tuesday, Sept 13th:3:30-8pm. Dunk Truck at CFM for body composition testing

Friend's Flexin'
Friend’s Flexin’

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD):

A. Deadlift: 3 sets of 5 reps. 60% of 5RM. Rest 2 minutes between sets.
Advanced Tempo: (3-0-X-1)**
**X = ½ second up/dynamic movement. 1 second hold at top. 3 second negative. 0 seconds at the bottom (touch-and-go).

B. Partner WOD
20 Minutes As Many Rounds As Possible (AMRAP):
250m Row
200m Run
6 Straight Leg Raises
8 Ring Rows
10 Russian Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12 Burpees

Rounds and reps are team totals. 1 Partner working at a time. Partners may partition the rounds and reps anyway. 250m row = 1 rep, 200m run = 1 rep.

Post load for deadlift and rounds + reps completed in AMRAP. Ex: 245#, 6+1 Rx

And coming tomorrow…

A. 12 minutes every minute on the minute (EMOM):
(30 seconds work: 30 seconds rest)
ODD: 1 Set of Max Consecutive Jump Rope (singles, Speed Step, or DU)
EVEN: Overhead Squats (OHS) (m=95:135 / w=65:95)

Score total Jump Rope from each round and total OHS. Ex: 205 DU, 34 Rx

B. Medball Bocce Ball!

Coach Travis
Coach Travis

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Travis
8a: Open Gym- Michael
10a: SweatFit- Brianna
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Brianna
4p: Open Gym- Michael
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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.

And coming tomorrow…

A. Deadlift: In 12 minutes work up to 1 heavy set of 10. (Touch and go 75% 1RM)

B. 21-15-9 Rep Rounds for Time [12 Minute Time Cap]
Dumbbell Thrusters (m = 25/35/50, w = 15/25/35)
Deadlift (m = 95/120/155, w = 65/85/105)
45 Double Unders

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 335#, 10:09 L3.