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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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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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April 2, 2018

I hope everybody enjoyed their Easter holiday with friends, family and food.  I know I owe some extra burpees after my candy binge today.  See you all at the gym this week!

Schedule Update: there will be no HITT class on Monday and Wednesday this week as Brenda recovers from surgury.

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
10 Scap Depressions / Kips / Pullups
:10 Superfriend + 4 FS (Build)
5/5 Knee Hug Walking Lunge
5 Box Jump (30/24)

Strength:
Front Squat
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: 5 x 2 (Build)

WOD:
“Icy Hot”
10rds
5/5 Walking Lunge
10,9,8…3,2,1 Pullups
*Compare to 4.3.17*

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March 29, 2018

CrossFit:

Warmup:
8min WAMRAP
25 Double Unders / Practice
10 Banded Pullaparts
2/2 Knee Hug Lunge Step Vert Flex Ext
8 Dynamic Pushups

Strength:
All Levels: 5 Rounds
Weighted Walking Lunges (4/4)
Weighted Pushups 8

WOD:
“Slow Motion”
5 Rounds for Completion
10 Pullups
10/10 Medball to Toes
15/15 Peles

BodyFit: 208

Warm Up:
8min WAMRAP
:20 HS Hold / 10 Standing DB Press
10 Kips / Kipping Practice
5 Box Jump with 3 Air Squats
10 Elevated Pushups

Partner WOD:
50 Cal Assault Bike
20 Handstand Pushup
40 Box jump Over (24/20)
60 Hand Release Pushup
80 Pullups
100 Wallballs (20/14)
80 T2B
60 Hand Release Pushup
40 Box Jump overs
20 Handstand Pushup
50 Cal Assault Bike

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March 15, 2018

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
500m Row – Before WB
3rds
:20 HS Hold – 5 :03 eccentric HSPU
:15 KB Lunge Hold (R&L)
5/5 Knee Hug Walking Lunge
10/10 Bottoms Up Press

Strength:
All Levels – 10min Alternating EMOM
Even: 5 HSPU
Odd: 5/5 Split Squats

WOD:
“Hendel’s Handle”
For Time
Buy In: 500m Row
30-20-10 – Alternating DB Snatch (50/35)
20-20-20 – Walking Lunge
Cash Out: – 500m Row

BodyFit: 204

Warm Up:
Get Your Chili Warm
WOD setup

Partner WOD:
2rds
50 Cal AB
50 Pullups
Immediately Into
2rds
50 Wall Balls (20/14)
50 DB Snatch (50/35)
Immmediately Into
2rds
50 Burpee
50 Single Arm DB C&J (50/35)

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March 13, 2018

CrossFit: 

Warm Up:
3rds
10 Banded Pullaparts
10 Kips/Kipping Practice
12 KBS – Russian (Build)
6 Depth Pushups *scale to true pushups*

Strength:
Bench Press
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: Heavy 5 then 1 @ 80% for MR

WOD:
“Bolt”
6rds
8 Pullups
8 KBS – American (AHAP)
8 Cals AB
Rest :60

BodyFit: 203

Warm Up:
Get You Chili Warm
3rds
250m Row
5 Pullups
5 Broad Jumps
10 Goblet Squats

WOD:
20min EMOM
Min 1: 15 Wall Balls
Min 2: 15 Box Jumps
Min 3: 7 KBS – American (AHAP) + 7 Pullups
Min 4: 15/12 Cal Row