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August 18, 2017

Warm Up:
Rack/Wrist Mobility
PA Clean Warmup x 2
3 position Squat Clean + 3 Thrusters (Build) x 3

Strength:
Cleans
Level 1: Technique / Heavy 3
Level 2: Heavy 1
*Not a RM test, work to heavy quality single*

WOD:
“The Leprechaun”
5min AMRAP
Cluster (115/85)
*Cluster – Squat Clean Thruster*

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August 17, 2017

CrossFit: 

Warm Up:
Chubbs Sequence
8min WAMRAP
:25 HS Hold
15 Air Squats
10 Kips/Kipping Practice

Strength:
All Levels
Pistols – 4 x 6-8
Pullups – 4 x 5
*Add weight if necessary*

WOD:
“Now We Go”
3rds
200m Run
21 Pullups
200m Run
15 T2B
200m
9 HSPU

BodyFit: 130

Trunk:
3rds
10/10 Russian Twists
10/10 Standing Teapots

WOD:
For Time
100 Wall Balls
80 Cal Row
60 Hang Power Clean (95/65)
40 Bar Facing Burpees
20 HSPU

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August 16, 2017

CrossFit: 

Warm Up:
Deadbugs 4 x :45
Then
3rds
8 Pulls
8 BB Good Mornings (Build)
10/10 Jewetts
4 Speed Deadlifts (Light)

Strength:
Deadlift
All Levels: 1 every :30 for 15min
*Ideal weight is the same as 5RM from 8.4.17*

Tester:
2min Max Cals Bike
(Yes, that is it:)

Hump Day Pump:

Snatch Grip Deadlift 5 x 5

Elevated Ring Rows 5 x 10

Stability Circuit:
3rds
KB Trunk Walks 10/10
Standing Teapots
:30 Side Pillars (L & R)

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August 15, 2017

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
500m Row – Warmup pace
Then
3rds
PA Snatch Warmup
4 Broad Jumps

Strength:
Push Press
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: Heavy 5 then 1 @ 80% for MR
*Heavy 5 should be similar to Strict Press from last week*

Partner WOD:
“Ronald Miller and Cindy Mancini”
Buy In: 1,000m Row
5rds
20 Snatch (75/55)
20 Box Jump Overs
Cash Out: 1,000m Row

BodyFit: 129

Warm Up:
Dynamic Warmup

WOD:
For Time
21-18-15-12-9-6-3
KBS – American (53/35)
Situps
Rest as needed
For Time
21-18-15-12-9-6-3
Goblet Squat
Pushups

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August 14, 2017

Big Congrats to DJ, G$ and Mouse who rocked out at a competition this past weekend at CF Mayview in Bridgeville.  All three repped Alpha awesomely.  Great work guys I hope you had fun!

Warm Up:
3rds
2/2 Lunge Step vert. flex ext
10 Scap Depressions
10/10 Lunge Step Banded Rotations

Strength:
Weighted Lunge
All Levels: 4 x 8/8
*Leave some in the tank for the upcoming weeks*

WOD:
“Candlelight”
1min work : 1min rest x 6
10 Ball Slams
Max Rep Burpee
*Score is total burpees

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August 11, 2017

Alpha Happy Hour Tonight Cornerstone Restaurant in Aspinwall.  Festivites begin when you get there, see you after the evening classes!

Warm Up:
PA Snatch Warmup x 2
Overhead/Wrist Mobility
3 Snatch Balance x 3 (Build)
3 position Squat Snatch x 3 (Build)

Strength:
Snatch
Level 1: Technique / Heavy 3
Level 2: Heavy 1 – work to a quality single

WOD:
“Atabat”
5 Snatch (115/85) every :30 x 8
Rest 1min
5 Thruster (115/85) every :30 x 8
Rest 1min
5 Power Clean (115/85) every :30 x 8

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August 10, 2017

Don’t forget Alpha Happy Hour tomorrow Cornerstone Restaurant in Aspinwall.  Join us for some drinks and laughs outside of the gym.  Festivities start when you get there!

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
Chubbs Sequence
3rds
:20 N2W HS Hold
5 Russian Babymakers + 10 Air Squats
10 Kips/Kipping Practice

Skill/Strength:
Pistols & HSPU
Level 1: Use time to find appropriate scale for workout
Level 2: 4 x 6 – 8

Partner WOD:
Games Triple G Chipper
2rds
100 Pullups
80 Situps
60 Pistols
40 Cal Row
20 DB Push Press (100/70)
*Work can be divided however partners decide

BodyFit: 128

Warm Up:
8min WAMRAP
25 Double Unders/Practice
7 EB Press
7 Ring Rows
14 Air Squats

WOD:
For Time
40 Cal Row
40 DB Press (40/30)
40 Cal Row
Rest 4min
For Time
10-20-30 -40 – Wall Balls
80-60-40-20 – Double Unders
Rest 4min
2rds
50 KBS – Russian (AHAP)
25 Box Jumps (24/20)

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August 9, 2017

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
Shoulder DROM
7min WAMRAP
10/10 Single Arm Press
10 Ball Slams
4 Broad Jumps

Strength:
Strict Press
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: Heavy 1 – work to a quality single

WOD:
20min EMOM
Min 1: 50 Keg Carry
Min 2: 20 UB KBS – American
Min 3: 5 Box Jumps (30/24)
Min 4: 10 Alt. DB Snatch (50/35)

Hump Day Pump:

Sumo Deadlift 5 x 5

3 x 10/10 DB Curls
3 x 10/10 KB Press
3 x 10 Plate Raises
3 x 10 Overhead MB Throws

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August 8, 2017

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
Chubbs Sequence
2rds
PA Clean Warmup
10 Kips/Kipping Practice
3 position Squat Clean (Build)
100m Jog

Hero WOD:
“Badger”
3rds
30 Squat Cleans (95/65)
30 Pullups
800m Run

BodyFit: 127

Warm Up:
3rds
10 Scap Depressions
15 KBS – American
100m Jog

Skill: Hang Clean

WOD:
For Time
800m Run – 40 H. Cleans (95/65) – 40 Pullups – 40 Ball Slams
400m Run – 30 H. Cleans – 30 Pullups – 30 Ball Slams
200m Run – 20 H. Cleans – 20 Pullups – 20 Ball Slams
100m Run – 10 H. Cleans – 10 Pullups – 10 Ball Slams

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August 7, 2017

This coming Friday we will hold our August Happy Hour at Cornerstone Restaurant in Aspinwall.  If you are free Friday evening join and spend some time with your fellow Alpha members outside of the gym.  Party starts when you get there, we’ll be down following evening classes.

Warm Up:
Chubbs Sequence
Ankle Circuit
3rds
20 Double Unders/Practice
Wall Stretch
8 EB BTN Push Press
8 EB OHS

Strength:
Overhead Squat
All Levels: 5 x 5 (Build)
*This can be a strength session or technique session based on where you are in the progression

WOD:
“The Plug”
4rds
10 OHS (135/95)
20 Situps
30 Double Unders (3:1)