tempo

Coach Travis

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Shoulder Press: 4 sets of 4 (80% of 5 rep max) (3-0-X-1)*
3 second negative. 0 seconds at the bottom (touch-and-go). *X = ½ second up (dynamic). 1 second hold at top.

B. 9 minute as many rounds as possible (AMRAP):
20 Double Unders
14 Air Squats
1 Rope Climb (15ft)**

**Athletes must wear long socks or pants to protect shins when climbing the rope. Scale to 10ft rope climb 1:1, 1ft rope climb hold for 5 seconds, Knee-raise dead hang hold 10 seconds

Post load for Press. Post total rounds and reps from AMRAP. Ex: 135#, 7+10 Rx.

And coming tomorrow…

A. Weighted Pullup: 3 sets of 7. All sets at same weight. Max reps on final set.

B. For Time: [11 minute time cap]
Open: 1000m Row
3 Rounds
5 Thrusters (m = 75/105/155, w = 55/75/105)
11 Burpees

Post load and max reps for weighted pullups. Post time to complete WOD. If time capped, score reps completed of 3 rounds (16 reps/round).
Ex1: 25# 11 reps, 6:39 L3
Ex2: strict 8 reps, [41], L2

CFM Upcoming Events

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!

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 first session will focus on the shoulder and overhead movements. Athletes will use banded distraction to increase range of motion and then use muscle activation and movement reinforcement to improve stability/mobility in the overhead press and overhead squat.

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

Ready, and stand. The run as with our life journey begins with the first step.
Ready, and stand. The run as with our life journey begins with the first step.

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: 7 minute EMOM 1 Deadlift. 80% of 1RM at tempo (3-0-3-1)

B. 3 Rounds For Time [15 Minute Time Cap]:
200m Front Rack Kettlebell Carry (2) (24/16kg)
30 Double Unders (Rx+ = 60 Double Unders)
40 AbMat Wall Situps

Post load for load for Deadlift and time to complete WOD. Ex: 245#, 10:20 Rx

And coming tomorrow…

A. Strict Pullups: 3 rounds of 1 minute AMRAP strict pullups. Multiple sets permitted.
Rest 3 minutes between rounds.

B. “Wayne’s World”
Team WOD
3 Rounds
Team 1: Max Cal Airdyne
Team 2: Worm Complex (45/25) synchronized
5 worm squats (R Shoulder)
9 worm push press (Alternating Shoulder)
5 worm squats (L Shoulder)
200m Run

**Rx+ wear a vest (20/14) for pullups and “Wayne’s World”

At 3,2,1…go Team 1 begins on the Airdyne and can alternate teammates as often as they like. At the start Team 2 begins on their synchronized worm complex of squats and presses. After finishing the last squat, all members of Team 2 go for a 200m run. When the last teammate crosses the finish line, Team 1 must stop biking and move to the worm. Team 2 begins to bike. Continue this pattern for 3 rounds on the Airdyne for each team.

Post reps of pullups and team total cals for WOD. Ex 61, 478 (team of 5) Rx.

Jeannette finishing a 200m run.
Jeannette finishing a 200m run.

Upcoming CFM Events

Thursday, July 28th: Bring-A-Friend Day. All levels beginner friendly partner WOD.
Rowing, Situps, Medball Passes.
Saturday, August 6th: 9am-12 noon. 31Heroes WOD. For more details, to help fund raise, or to donate to the cause click here.

Workout To Remember
Workout To Remember

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Shoulder Press: 4 sets of 4 (80% of 5 rep max) (3-0-X-1)*
3 second negative. 0 seconds at the bottom (touch-and-go). *X = ½ second up (dynamic). 1 second hold at top.

B. 9 minute as many rounds as possible (AMRAP):
15 Double Unders
9 Air Squats
1 Rope Climb (15ft)**

**Athletes must wear long socks or pants to protect shins when climbing the rope. Scale to 10ft rope climb 1:1, 1ft rope climb hold for 10 seconds, Knee-raise dead hang hold 10 seconds

Post load for Press. Post total rounds and reps from AMRAP. Ex: 135#, 7+10 Rx.

And coming tomorrow…

A. Weighted Pullup: 3 sets of 7. All sets at same weight. Max reps on final set.

B. For Time: [11 minute time cap]
Open: 1000m Row
3 Rounds
5 Thrusters (m = 115/155, w = 85/105)
11 Burpees

Post load and max reps for weighted pullups. Post time to complete WOD. If time capped, score reps completed of 3 rounds (16 reps/round).
Ex1: 25# 11 reps, 6:39 Rx+
Ex2: strict 8 reps, [41], Rx

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!

Dave pressing out a 45# plate ground-to-overhead
Dave pressing out a 45# plate ground-to-overhead

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Tempo Deadlift: 3 sets of 5 reps (80% 5RM). All sets at the same weight. Tempo: 2041. Rest 3 minutes after each set.

Tempo:
2 (eccentric – negative phase)
0 (transition/bottom)
4 (concentric – ascending phase)
1 (rest at top)

B. 2-4-6-8-10-12 Rep Rounds For Time:
Straight Leg Raises
Burpees
Wallballs (20/14) to 10ft

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 305#, 7:23 Rx

And coming tomorrow…

A. Power Snatch: 10 Minute EMOM: 1 Power Snatch. All reps at the same weight.

B. 3 Rounds For Time [15 Minute Time Cap]:
500m Row
21 Power Snatch (m = 45/75/95, w = 35/55/65)

Post load for snatch and time for WOD. Ex: 165#, 11:10 L3.

Darcy and Kit post WOD recovery
Darcy and Kit post WOD recovery

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Deadlift: 7 minute EMOM 1 Deadlift. 80% of 1RM at tempo (3-0-3-1)

B. 3 Rounds For Time:
200m Front Rack Kettlebell Carry (2) (24/16kg)
40 AbMat Situps

Post load for load for Front Squat and time to complete WOD. Ex: 245#, 8:20 Rx

And coming tomorrow…

A. Speed Step: 3 rounds of 1 minute AMRAP speed step (R+L=1)
Rest 3 minutes between rounds.

B. “Capoeira”
15 minute AMRAP
10 Toes to Bar
15 Burpees
40 Double-Unders

Post all 3 scores from singles and rounds and reps from WOD. Ex 86-85-92, 5+20 Rx.

Tuesday Night Yoga. Nameste.
Tuesday Night Yoga. Nameste.

Upcoming CFM Events

Tuesday, July 21st: MARC PRO Demo Today! See below for details.
Thursday, July 23rd: Bring-A-Friend Day. All levels beginner friendly partner WOD.
Rowing, Situps, Medball Passes.
Sat/Sun, July 25th & 26th: CrossFit Games Viewing.
Saturday, August 1st: 9am-12 noon. 31Heroes WOD.

MARCPRO.
Learn how the Marc Pro works

MARC PRO Demo

Today 7/21 from 6:30-9am and 10am-1pm we will have David Melendez from Marc Pro giving free muscle recovery and activation sessions (10-30 minutes). There will be 3 stations set up and everyone is encouraged to try out a session before class, after the WOD for a recovery session, or on lunch break from work as part of your rest day recovery.

What is the Marc Pro? The Marc Pro muscle conditioning device creates unique, strong, but completely non-fatiguing muscle contractions that set off a cascading series of physiologic events. We call this a Muscle Activated Recovery Cascade, or “MARC®” for short. To learn more visit MARCPRO.com

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Shoulder Press: 4 sets of 4 (80% of 5 rep max) (3-0-X-1)*
3 second negative. 0 seconds at the bottom (touch-and-go). *X = ½ second up (dynamic). 1 second hold at top.

B. 9 minute as many rounds as possible (AMRAP):
15 Double Unders
9 Air Squats
1 Rope Climb (15ft)**

**NOTE: All athletes must wear long socks or pants when climbing rope to protect their shins and prevent rope burn. Scale to 10ft rope climb 1:1, 1ft rope climb hold for 10 seconds, Knee-raise dead hang hold 10 seconds on pullup bar

Post load for Press. Post total rounds and reps from AMRAP. Ex: 135#, 7+10 Rx.

And coming tomorrow…

A. Weighted Pullup: 3 sets of 7. All sets at same weight. Max reps on final set.

B. For Time: [11 minute time cap]
Open: 1000m Row
3 Rounds
4 Thrusters (m = 120/155, w = 85/105)
12 Burpees

Post load and max reps for weighted pullups. Post time to complete WOD. If time capped, score reps completed of 3 rounds (16 reps/round).
Ex1: 25# 11 reps, 6:39 Rx+
Ex2: 5×3 segmented negatives, 41, Rx

Gracie & Dan
Gracie & Dan

Today’s schedule

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

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

B. Partner WOD
3 Rounds (all reps are per person)
250m Row
200m Run
6 Toes to rings
8 Ring Rows
10 Russian Kettlebell Swings (24/16kg)
12 Tandem Burpees

To start each round of the partner WOD each partner does a 250m Row and a 200m run. While one is rowing the other runs and then they switch. Only when both are finished both row and run, one partner starts on the first triplet while one rest. They alternate and then start the 12 Tandem Burpees (doing a double high five each rep).

Post load for deadlift and time to complete WOD. Ex: 245#, 16:21 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, continuous single+DU, 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!

Keeping warm
Keeping warm

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

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Tempo Deadlift: 3 sets of 5 reps (80% 5RM). All sets at the same weight. Tempo: 2041. Rest 3 minutes after each set.

Tempo:
2 (eccentric – negative phase)
0 (transition/bottom)
4 (concentric – ascending phase)
1 (rest at top)

B. 2-4-6-8-10-12 Rep Rounds For Time:
Ring Rows
Burpees
Wallballs (20/14)

Post load for deadlift and time for WOD. Ex: 305#, 7:23 Rx

And coming tomorrow…

A. Power Snatch: 10 Minute EMOM: 1 Power Snatch. All reps at the same weight.

B. 3 Rounds For Time:
500m Row
21 Power Snatch (m = 95/75 w = 65/55)

Post load for snatch and time for WOD. Ex: 165#, 11:10 Rx+.

Welcome to Christine, Jared and Ricky!

Competition Meeting Thursday at 8

Some of you got a taste of competition this weekend and you’re ready for more! Others were unable to join us this weekend, but still want to compete down the road. Regardless of where you fall, if you’d like to consider competing again, and potentially join Team CFM for the CrossFit Games Open season (starting in February), join us Thursday at 8pm in the box for a meeting to discuss plans, brainstorm some ideas/schedule options, and get organized for upcoming competitions.

Yoga tonight & tomorrow

CFMers, get your yoga on! Join Monica tonight at 8:15 for yoga, suitable for all experience levels. Bring your yoga mat if you have one. Otherwise, we have a few spares for you to use. Beth’s class also continues Wednesdays at 1:15pm. Class attendance for CFM students counts as one of your weekly visits. OR CFM students and visitors are also welcome to join yoga classes for a $15 drop-in fee.

Hydrostatic body composition testing

Body composition testing has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 17 from 4 to 7pm. Tests are $30. Sign up for your time slot at the box or by emailing Courtney. Bali has offered a complimentary test to those who were scheduled on the original day.

HOODIES!

Just in time for the amazing fall weather, we’re ordering hoodies this Friday… $45 for American Apparel navy blue front-zip hoodie. The design is below. We’ll be taking pre-orders for these, and only ordering a limited quantity beyond that. If you wish to order a hoodie, please email us with PAYMENT METHOD (CC on file, or bring cash or check to the box) AND SIZE (unisex XS-2XL… extra charge may apply for 2XL) by Friday at 2pm.

Chicken Legs & Midtown Get-Downs: Richie, Vabs, Woody, Courtney, Don, Dan, Carlos & Lis

Workout of the Day

A. 5 sets: 1 Power Clean, 1 Push Press, 3 Push Jerk (do not drop bar between reps). Rest 2 min
B. Deadlift:6-5-4-3, 3min rest
C. Row or Run: Row 500m or Run 400m, rest 90sec, then Row 500m or Run 400m again (don’t mix it up…row & row or run & run ONLY)