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Wed night parking

Tonight, CFM’s neighbor, Fab’rik, is hosting the Grand Opening of their new thrift store a few doors down.
Out of respect for our students, they will be blocking off the entrance to our parking lot so their guests are forced to park elsewhere.
If you’re coming to the box tonight, when you arrive, just move the cones blocking the driveway and park behind the building as usual.
OR, park (for free) a half block north in any of the New South Construction spots in the pay lot located between 13th & 14th, West Peachtree & Spring. This overflow parking is always available to our students on week days after 4:45p & weekends.
photo-14Paul & Gers on thrusters

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Rebecca
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Rebecca
8a: Open Gym- Tirzah
11a: Yoga- Amy
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Amy
4p: Open Gym- Jim
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. Deadlifts: 3×5 work ups
B. As many rounds as possible in 8 minutes:
10 True Push Ups
10 Supine Ring Pull Ups
10 Toes To Bar

And coming tomorrow…BRING A FRIEND!!!

Partner WOD:
As many rounds as possible in 20 mins:
10 wall balls
10 walking lunges
10 kettlebell swings
(One partner works at a time)

WED 11.13.13 Parking tonight Read More »

PRIDE Parade Sunday at 1p

This weekend the Atlanta Pride festival invades our neighborhood and we’re THRILLED to be a part of the fun!
The parade starts at Ralph McGill & Peachtree Street, goes down Peachtree to 10th Street and up 10th to Piedmont Park.
Join your CFM buddies as we PULL the only human-powered float in the parade…
That’s right, we need YOU to help us pull Richard (AKA “Tech”)’s truck 1.85 miles along the parade route!!!
Meet us at 12n in the Atlanta Civic Center near Ralph McGill & Piedmont (we’ll post details by Friday on where we are in the parade line-up/how to find us).
Wear your blue CFM t-shirt and/or SOMETHING FAAAAABULOUS!

1383643_10151692713916732_569842066_nIan leading Tech & Doug through power cleans.

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Front Squat: 5-5-5
B. As many rounds & reps as possible in 10 minutes:
5 Muscle Ups OR 10 Supine Ring Pull Ups
10 True Push Ups

And coming tomorrow…

A. Single arm press: 5×5 workups
B. As many rounds & reps as possible in 15 minutes:
20 unbroken double unders OR 50 unbroken singles (if you miss, start again)
10 knees-to-elbows
2 Turkish get ups per side

WED 10.9.13 Join the CFM float for the PRIDE Parade! Read More »

The benefits of coconut water

By Instructor Training Program student Justin
As CrossFit athletes, staying hydrated is one of the most important things for recovery, relieving muscle soreness, and good health in general. But did you know that when you’re thirsty DURING the workout, it’s too late to hydrate yourself?
Drink plenty of fluids well in advance of working out, and rehydrate after your workouts. It’s okay to drink water during your workout too, but be honest with yourself. Are you thirsty, or just taking a rest break? 🙂
Coconut water is natural sports drink. It contains easily digested carbohydrates in the form of natural sugars and electrolytes.
Not to be confused with coconut milk, coconut water is the clear liquid in the fruit’s center that is tapped from young, green coconuts. Because of its potassium and calcium properties, it’s an excellent way to rehydrate the body. One eight-ounce serving has more potassium than a large banana.
Coconut water is low in sugar & naturally fat & cholesterol free. It’s naturally refreshing and has a sweet, nutty taste. Though not everyone loves it, it’s worth a try if you’re addicted to sugary sports drinks & need a healthier option.

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Double under madness at noon

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
8a: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Beka
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis & Ian
7p: All Levels CrossFit- Lis & Uran
8p: Open Gym- Lis

Workout of the Day (WOD)

A. Snatch: 15 min to a heavy double
B. Time trial*: 500m row

And coming tomorrow…

A. Front Squat: 5-5-5
5 Muscle Ups OR 10 Supine Ring Pull Ups
10 True Push Ups*

*True push ups are done with hands & feet elevated. Place hands on parallettes or rings, and feet on a plyo box or stacked plates. If you are looking for massager machine that helps optimize the supply of oxygen internally by regulating the blood flow then, foot massager walmart it’s a good option to elevates your mood. And we all know the importance of proper blood circulation.

TUES 10.8.13 Coconut water…drink up! Read More »

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