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May 17, 2018

Don’t forget tomorrow evening Cornerstone in Aspinwall Alpha Happy Hour.  Be there or be square.

CrossFit: 

Warm Up:
3rds
:20 N2Wall HS Hold
5/5 Knee Hug Walking Lunge
10 Scap Progression

Strength: All Levels – Alternating EMOM
Even: 5 Strict HSPU
Odd: Split Squat 4/4

WOD:
“Gourmet Coffee”
15min AMRAP
3,6,9,12…
Pullups
6/6 KB Walking Lunge
D&B Suitcase Carry

BodyFit: 222

Warm Up:
Get Your Chili Warm
Then
2rds
3-way Pillar Series
10 Kipping (Strict) Knee Raise / T2B

WOD:
“Dave Matthews Band”
10rds
5 Pullups
10 Situps
15 Plate Touches

Rest 4min

800m Sandbag run

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May 10, 2018

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
Ankle Circuit
3rds
25 Double Unders/Practice
Kips/Kipping Practice
5 Box Jumps (Build)
:20 Nose to Wall HS Hold

WOD:
“Focker’s Shins”
1000m Row
3 Rounds
5 Wall Walks
10 Box Jumps (30/24)
100 Double Unders (3:1)
3 Rounds
10 T2B
10 Ball Slams
800 m Run
*Compare to 5.16.17*

BodyFit: 

Warm Up:
Heat your meat

Trunk:
Tabata Situps x 8

WOD:
For Time
1000m Row
Rest 4min
For Time
10rds
10 Box Jumps
10 KBS – American (AHAP)
Rest 4min
For Time
800m Run

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February 23, 2018

Tonight is the start of the Alpha Open!  Heats will begin at 6pm on a first come first serve basis.  We will run heats as long as necessary.  If you haven’t already signed up you still can, if you aren’t participating you are more than welcome to come and cheer on your fellow Alphaholics – the more the merrier.  I hope to see you all here tonight for a big kickoff!

Warm Up:
42/36 Cal Row
3rds
10 Kips / Kipping Practice
10/10 Single Arm Press
15 KBS – Russian – (Build)

Skill:
DB Hang Clean to OH

WOD:
Open 18.1
20min AMRAP
8 T2B
5/5 DB Hang Clean to OH
14/12 Calorie Row

 

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February 22, 2018

Tomorrow night: Friday Night Lights!  There’s still time to sign up and participate in the Alpha Open.  Don’t miss out!  Sign up on the whiteboard with your name and tshirt size.  See any of the coaches with questions.

CrossFit: 

Warm Up:
3rds
10 Banded Pullaparts
PA Clean Warmup
5 Burpee Walkups

Strength:
DB Bench Press
All Levels: 4 x 8 (Straight)
*Same weight as 2.6.18*

WOD:
“Day Date”
4rds
20 Wall Balls (20/15)
10 Burpees
5 Clean and Jerks (135/95)

BodyFit: 198

Warm Up:
Get Your Chili Warm
3rds
5 Inch Worms
15 Air Squats
10/10 Russian Twists

WOD:
3rds
500m Row
50-30-10
Wall Balls
MB2T
Rotational Ball Slams

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January 19, 2018

Reminder: Tonight Alpha Happy Hour at the Walnut Grill in the Waterworks.  Festivites begin around 7pm and continue until nobody is there.  Hopefully you can make it and share a drink with your fellow Alpha member.

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
10 Scap Depressions w/pull
2/2 Knee Hug Lunge Step Vert Flex/Ext
4 Broad Jumps
3-position Squat Clean + 3 Front Squat (Build)

Strength:
All Levels: 10min Alternating EMOM
Even: 5 Strict Pullups *Add weight if necessary
Odd: 5/5 Split Squats

Partner WOD:
“When I Dip, You Dip, We Dip”
50 Mountain Climbers (R+L=1)
40 Box Jumps
30 T2B
20 DB Snatch (55/40) (R+L=1)
10 Squat Cleans (185/135)
*Before each movement 20cal AB*

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January 5, 2018

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
3rds
:45 Deadbug
PA Clean Warmup (Build)
10 Feet Elevated Ring Rows

Strength:
Deadlift
Level 1: 1 x 5 (+10)
Level 2: Heavy 5

WOD:
“Grand Prix”
10rds
5 Deadlift (135/95)
5 Hang Power Clean
5 Front Squat
*Each round must be unbroken*

BodyFit: 183

Warm Up:
Get Your Chili Warm

Trunk:
2rds
3-way Pillar Series
10/10 MB2T

WOD:
6rds
Min 1: Max Wall Balls
Min 2: Max Burpees
Min 3: Max Cal AB
Min 4: Rest

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January 4, 2018

CrossFit: 

Warm Up:
3rds
10 Scap Depressions
:30 Side Pillar – R
5/5 Knee Hug Walking Lunge
:30 Side Pillar – L
5 Burpee Walkups

Strength:
10min Alternating EMOM
EVEN: 5 Strict Pullups
ODD: 5/5 Weighted Lunge

Partner WOD:
“Allen & Wright”
Buy In: 100 Cal Row
100 Pullups
100 Burpee Box Jump Overs
Cash Out: 100 Cal AB

BodyFit: 182 

Warm Up:
Get Your Chili Warm
3rds
25 Double Unders/Practice
15 Straight Leg Lifts
10 Plate Touches

WOD:
30-20-10
Ball Slams
Box Jump Overs
Situps
Rest 4min
20-10-5
Rest 3min
10-5

 

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January 3, 2018

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
3 x PA Snatch Warmup
Snatch Mobility
3 x 3-position Snatch (Build)

Strength:
Power Snatch
All Levels: 1rep every :30 for 10min
*Same weight as 12.12.17*

WOD:
“Patagonia”
4rds
30 KBS – Russian (AHAP)
30 Mountain Climbers (L+R=1)
Top of every min: 2 Snatches

BodyFit: 182 

Warm Up:
Get Your Chili Warm
3rds
25 Double Unders/Practice
15 Straight Leg Lifts
10 Plate Touches

WOD:
30-20-10
Ball Slams
Box Jump Overs
Situps
Rest 4min
20-10-5
Rest 3min
10-5

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January 2, 2018

I hope everybody enjoyed the holidays but now it’s time to get back to work.  Time to focus and take steps towards our 2018 goals.

Thank You to everybody who joined us last Friday for the Alpha Holiday Party at Pub 333.  It’s always fun to spend time outside of the gym with your fellow Alpha members and is a time that April and myself can express our gratitude for each and every one of you.

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
Chubbs Sequence
3rds
10 Kips/Kipping Practice
:25 Goblet Squat Hold (Build)
D & B Bear Crawl
6 Back Squat (Build)

Strength:
Back Squat
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: 4 x 6 (Build)

WOD:
“I Ate Everything”
8min AMRAP
8 T2B
8 Goblet Squat (AHAP)
D&B Waiter Walk

BodyFit: 181

Warm Up:
Ankle Circuit
3rds
15 Air Squats
10 Plate Touches
5 Strict No Jump Burpees
4 Broad Jumps

WOD:
For Time
100 Double Unders (3:1)
100 Squats
80 Double Unders
80 KBS – Russian
60 Double Unders
60 Situps
40 Double Unders
40 Wall Balls
20 Double Unders
20 Burpees