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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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April 25, 2018

Alpha Spring Cleaning Nutritional Challenge begins this Saturday April 28th at 10am.  Take this opportunity to begin to build or reinforce healthy habits that support your health and fitness goals.  Still room to join us and the more the merrier.  See myself or April with any questions or interest in participating.

Warm Up:
3rds
10 Kips/Kipping Practice
3 x 3 position Snatch (Build)
5 Box Jumps (Build)
Overhead / Wrist Mobility

Strength: Push Jerk
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: 5 x 2 (Build)

WOD:
“Nate Dogg”
6rds
5 T&G Snatch (95/65)
10 T2B
5 Box Jump (30/24)
Rest :60

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April 10, 2018

This coming weekend a handful of Alpha members will be traveling to Baltimore to compete in the MAAC – a regional CF competition.  If you see DJ, Gretchen (G$), Joe (OG) or Matt (Mouse) at the gym wish them luck.  We’ll be cheering from Pittsburgh!

CrossFit: 

Warm Up:

Strength:
All Levels: 10min Alternating EMOM
Even: 8 Dips
Odd: 5/5 Single Leg RDL

WOD:
“Stop and Go”
10min EMOM
5 Snatch (95/65)
5 Box Jumps (24/20)

BodyFit: 211

Warm Up:
500m Row – Easy pace
3rds
10 Scap Depressions
10 Elevated Pushups
10 Squats
:10 Superman + :10 Iron Man

WOD:
3rds
500m Row
40 Air Squats
30 Situps
20 Pushups
10 Pullups

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April 5, 2018

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
3rds
10 Kips / Kipping Practice
10 Wall Drill
8/8 Single Arm Push Press
10 Plate Touches
8-6-4 – Push Press (Build)

Strength:
Push Press
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: 5 x 2 (Build)

WOD:
“Trip 8’s”
12min AMRAP
8 T2B
8 Ball Slams
8 Box Jumps

BodyFit: 210

Warm Up:
Ankle Circuit / Hip Mobility
3rds
25 Double Unders / Practice
10 Scap Depressions / Kip / Pullups
5/5 Knee Hug Walking Lunge
15 KBS – Russian – (Build)

WOD:
2rds
100 Double Unders (3:1)
80 KBS – Russian
60 Walking Lunges
40 Situps
20 Pullups
*Every 3min 100m Run*

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February 20, 2018

Friday Night Lights: Begins at 6pm this Friday Feb. 24th.  Sign up on the whiteboard and enjoy the Alpha Open over the next 5 weeks with your fellow Alpha members.  You won’t regret it.  The WOD below is a little taste of the type of workouts you will see in the Open. See any of the coaches with questions.

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
3rds
:25 HS Hold / 3 :05 Hold with :03 eccentric
:15 Weighted Lunge Hold (R & L)
10 Kips / Kipping Practice
4 Broad Jumps

Strength:
All Levels: 10min Alternating EMOM
Even: 5 HSPU
Odd: 4/4 Weighted Lunges

WOD:
“Open 12.3”
18min AMRAP
15 Box Jumps
12 Push Press (115/75)
9 T2B

BodyFit: 197

Warm Up:
Ankle Circuit
3rds
30 Double Unders / Practice
:15 Hollow Hold /Superman
10 Scap Depressions / Kips / Pullups
15 Air Squats

WOD:
100m Shuttle Run|
40-40-40
Box Jumps
Pullups
Situps
200m Shuttle
30-30-30
300m Shuttle
20-20-20
400m Shuttle
10-10-10

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February 8, 2018

Don’t forget tomorrow Bros and Brews starting at 5:30pm followed by Saturdays are for the Girls on 10am Saturday morning.  Both events are open to the public so bring a friend or family member and show why Alpha is awesome.  Hope to see you all there!

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
Before WB – 500m Row – easy pace
3rds
:20 HS Hold / 3 :05 Hold :03 Eccentric
5/5 Knee Hug Walking Lunge
10 Scap Depressions / 10 Scap Dep w/ pull / 10 Kips /Kipping Practice
8-6-4-2 Strict Press (Build)

Strength:
10min Alernating EMOM
Even: 1 Strict Press *Heavier than 1.31.18*
Odd: 4/4 Weighted Walking Lunge *Heavier than 1.25.18*

WOD:
“The Penguins”
7min AMRAP
20-15-10-5 – HSPU
400 – 300 – 200 – 100 – Meter Row
Rest 4min
7min AMRAP
5-10-15-20
Pullups
Front & Back Weighted Lunges

BodyFit: 194

Warm Up:
Get Your Chili Warm
3rds
5 Pullups
10 Pushups
15 Squats
5 Athletic Burpees *Max Effort Jump*

Trunk:
2rds
10/10 MB2T
10/10 Standing Teapots
10/10 Russian Twists

WOD:
22min AMRAP
10 Pullups
10 Box Jumps
10 HRPU
10 Goblet Squat (53/35)

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February 5, 2018

Happy Post Superbowl Monday.  Don’t forget this Friday @ 5:30pm Bros and Brews followed by Saturdays are for the Girls @ 10am.  All are welcome so bring a friend and show them why you love Alpha so much.  Hope to see you all there!

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
10 Scap Depressions
8 EB Press
4 Broad Jumps
5 :05 Pause Squats (Build)

Strength:
Back Squat
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: 3 Clusters
*2 reps with :30 / :45 / :60 rest intervals*

WOD:
Open 13.2
10min AMRAP
5 S2OH (115/75)
10 Deadlifts
15 Box Jumps

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February 1, 2018

CrossFit: 

Warm Up:
Ankle Circuit
3rds
30 Double Unders / Practice
PA Clean Warmup (Build)
10 Kips/Kipping Practice
4 Broad Jumps
:20 HS Hold

Hero WOD:
Nutts
For time:
10 HSPU
15 Deadlift, (250#)
25 Box jumps, (30/24)
50 Pullups
100 Wallballs (20/14)
200 Double Unders (3:1)
Run 400 meters with a 45lb plate

BodyFit: 192

Warm Up:
Warm Up:
Ankle Circuit
3rds
30 Double Unders / Practice
PA Clean Warmup (Build)
10 Kips/Kipping Practice
4 Broad Jumps
:20 HS Hold

Hero WOD:
Nutts
For time:
10 HSPU
15 Deadlift, (250#)
25 Box jumps, (30/24)
50 Pullups
100 Wallballs (20/14)
200 Double Unders (3:1)
Run 400 meters with a 45lb plate

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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*