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May 22, 2018

CrossFit:

Warmup:
3rds
PA Snatch Warmup – (3-4-5)
Burpee Walkups w/ Broad Jump
20 Double Unders / Practice

Strength: Snatch
Level 1: Technique
Level 2: Heavy Single

WOD:
“Spicy Ketchup”
12 min AMRAP
6 Burpee Box Jump
12 T2B
24 Double Unders (3:1)

BodyFit: 223

Warm Up:
Ankle Circuit
4min Double Under Practice
Then
3rds
8/8 Bottoms Up KB Press
10 Kips / Kipping Practice
5 Box Jumps (AHAP)
10 DB Squats

WOD:
30 DB Snatch (50/35)
30 T2B
30 Double Unders
40 Box Jumps (24/20)
40 DB Push Press
40 Double Unders (3:1)
50 DB Thruster
50 Burpees
50 Double Unders

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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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May 4, 2018

This Sunday we will have 2 teams running in the Pittsburgh Marathon on relay teams.  If you going to be down there or interested in coming down to cheer on your fellow Alphaholics we’ll be hanging out afterwards for some celebratory food and drinks.  See myself or April for details.

Warm Up:
8min WAMRAP
10 Kips / Kipping Practice
5/5 Knee Hug Walking Lunge
10 True Pushups
100m Jog

Strength: 10min Alternating EMOM
Even: Weighted Walking Lunges 4/4
Odd: Weighted Pushups 8

WOD:
“Margaritas”
For Time
400m Run
10 C2B Pullups
300m Run
20 Burpees
200m Run
30 T2B
100m Run
40 Wall Balls
*Compare to 5.12.17*

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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 16, 2018

Congrats to Meyer’s Lemon’s for their 11th place finish this past weekend at the MAAC competition in Baltimore.  From the updates we got this weekend they had a great time and kicked ass!  Thank you for representing Alpha so well.

Also, we will be holding our first Happy Hour of the summer this coming Friday at Hitchhiker Brewing in Sharpsburg.  We’ll be down there by 7pm following the evening classes but feel free to start without us.  See any of the coaches with questions.

Warmup:
Squat Prep
3rds
10 Kips / Kipping Practice
:20 Goblet Squat Hold + 4 Goblet Squats
8 Chin Ups

Strength:
All Levels: Zercher Squats
5 x 5 (Build)

WOD:
“Point”
10-1
Front Squat (135/95)
T2B

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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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March 5, 2018

Another great Alpha Open last Friday with lots of great scores and even some PR’s.  Way to go guy and gals, let’s keep this momentum for the next 3 weeks.

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
10 Kips/Kipping Practice
10 Plate Touches
:10 Superfriend + 5 :03 Pause FS (Build)

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

WOD:
8min EMOM
8 T2B
8 Ball Slams

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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 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