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July 19, 2018

CrossFit: 

Warm Up:
3rds
25 Double Unders or Singles
2/2 Knee Hug Lunge Step Vert Flex/Ext
10 Bent Over BB Row (Underhand grip)
:10 Superfriend Stretch + 4 Thrusters

Strength:
4 x 8/8 Weighted Lunges
Fastest 50m Keg Carry (3-4 reps)
*On a 15min running clock*

WOD:
“Rock Salt”
3rds
25 S2OH (115/75)
25 Front Squat
*50 Double Unders (3:1) between movements*
*Start and finish on the barbell

BodyFit: 238

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
10 Plate Touches (Build)
10/10 Getup Situp
100m Jog

WOD:
30min EMOM
Min 1: 12 Wall Balls (20/14)
Min 2: 12 Slam Balls
Min 3: 100m Sprint

 

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July 13, 2018

Tonight Alpha Happy Hour Leaning Cask Brewery in Springdale.  Chuck and I will be up following evening classes feel free to start without us.  Hope to see you there!

Warm Up:
3rds
:45 Deadbug
8 Bent Over BB Row (Build)
10 True Pushups
12 KBS – Russian (AHAP)

Strength: Bench Press
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: 4 x 6 (Build)
*Heavier than 7.5.18*

WOD:
“Blooms”
3rds
4min AMRAP
400m Run
Max Rep Deadlift (185/135)
1min AMRAP
HRPU
*Score is total reps of DL’s and HRPU’s
**Compare to 4.21.17

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July 9, 2018

This Friday Happy Hour at Leaning Cask in Springdale.  They’re a micro brewery, dog friendly, and supported our Weights for Wayne Event – seems like a match made in heaven.  I’ll be there by 7pm but feel free to start earlier.  They’re will be a food truck on hand for goodies.

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
25 Double Unders or Singles
5/5 Pillar w/ arm reach
8 OH Press (Build)
5 Back Squat (Build)

Strength: Back Squat
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: 4 x 6 (Build)
*Heavier than 7.2.*

WOD:
“Repeat”
Total Work
25 S2OH (115/75)
50 Front Squat
100 KBS – Russian (AHAP)
200 Double Unders
*Compare to 6.10.17*

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July 2, 2018

Holiday Schedule Update: Wednesday July 4th we will only be holding 1 class at 9am in the morning.  The class will be upcapped so if you would like to participate in the team workout that is the time.  The gym will be open from 9am – 11am (approximately) so if you would like to get a workout in on your own feel free to come anytime between then.  *Side note: you must be in the gym working prior to 10:30am*  See any coach with questions.

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
6-8 Strict Pullups
:25 Goblet Squat Hold (Build)
4 Burpee Walkups
5 Back Squat (Build)

Strength: Back Squat
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: 4 x 7 (Build)
*Heavier than 6.11.18*

WOD:
“Lost”
6-9-12
Front Squat
M (185-155-135)
F (135-115-95)
Burpee Over Bar

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June 25, 2018

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
10 Scap Progression
:10 Hollow & Arch Hold
10 KBS – American (Build)
5 Back Squat (Build)

Strength: Back Squat
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: 5 x 5 (Straight)
*Heaviest weight from 6.11.18*

WOD:
“American Way”
50 Thrusters (45/35)
40 Pullups
30 KBS – American (53/35)
20 T2B
10 Burpees
*Compate to 6.26.17*

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June 12, 2018

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
3rds
PA Clean Warmup (Build)
5 Box Jumps (AHighAP)
10/10 Partner Russian Twists
Overhead / Rack Mobility

Strength: Clean
Level 1: Technique
Level 2: 5 x 3 (Build)

WOD:
“Desert”
5rds
5 Clean and Jerk (155/115)
5/5 Rotational Ball Slams

BodyFit: 227

Warm Up:
Ankle Circuit
3rds
25 Double Unders / Practice
15 Plate Touches
8 Strict No Jump Burpees

WOD:
For Time:
3 Rounds
15 KBS Russian (AHAP)
10 Burpees
100 m Run
Rest 4min
7min AMRAP
750 m Row
30 Ball Slams
Max DU – Go until you miss then start next round
Rest 4min
AB Cal (100/75)
*8min cap

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June 1, 2018

Tomorrow we kick off Friends and Family Week with an open community workout; all are welcome, no experience necessary.  There will be no cap on classes we will accommodate as many people as we need to.  Tell your friends, family, co-workers, whomever has asked and show them why you love Alpha!

Warm Up:
Get Your Chili Warm
3rds
Overhead /Wrist Mobility
PA Clean WarmUp
5 Box Jumps (AHighAP)
3 position Snatch (Build)

Partner WOD:
“Thor and Loki”
20min AMRAP
400m Shuttle
50 Power Clean (135/95)
40 Jerk
30 Snatch
*Shuttle alternate every 100m
*Barbell work can be split however

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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