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October 9, 2018

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
3rds
PA Clean Warmup (Build)
1rd Cindy
3 Power Cleans + 3 Jerks (Build to working weight)

WOD: “Athlete”
1- 10 Clean and Jerk (135/95)
1rd “Cindy”
*Cindy – 5 Pullups, 10 Puhups, 15 Air Squats

BodyFit: 261

Warm Up:
Ankle Circuit
8min WAMRAP
20 Double Unders / Singles
10 Kip Progression
8/8 Getup Situp
5 :05 hold w/:03 eccentric

WOD:
50 Calorie Row
100 Double Unders
40 Burpees
80 Double Unders
30 T2B
60 Double Unders
20 C2B Pullups
40 Double Unders
10 HSPU
20 Double Unders

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October 5, 2018

Event Reminder: Alpha Happy Hour tonight at Strange Roots brewery in Millvale.  Festivities begin when you get there. Hope to see you tonight!

Warm Up:
3rds
10 Banded Pullaparts
8 Depth Pushups / True Pushups
4 Athletic Burpees
:10 AB Sprint

Strength: Bench Press
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: 4 x 2 (Build)
*Heavier than 9.21*

Choose Your Own Adventure:

Partner WOD:
For Time – Total Work
75 Cals AB
75 Burpees
*Both partners can work at the same time*

Flex:
4x
8 Bicep Curl to Arnold Press
8/8 Single Arm DB Row
Finisher: 50 Straight Leg Lifts

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September 25, 2018

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
2rds
PA Clean Warmup
Pillar Series
6 Box Jumps (AHighAP)

Strength: Hang Power Clean
Level 1: Technique
Level 2: Heavy 3

WOD: “DT”
5rds
12 Deadlifts (155/105)
9 Hang Power Clean
6 Push Jerk

Cooldown: Lumbar and Biceps stretch

BodyFit: 257

Warm Up:
Ankle Circuit
Squat Prep
8min WAMRAP
10 Air Squats
5 Strict No Jump Burpees
10 KBS (Build to working weight)

Partner WOD:
30min AMRAP
50 Wall Balls (20/14)
50 Double Unders (3:1)
50 KBS – American (53/35)
50 Cals AB
50 Burpees
50 Double Unders
*Partners rotate every min*

 

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September 20, 2018

CrossFit: 

Warm Up:
Overhead Mobility
3rds
10 Scap Depressions
10 Walking Lunges
PA Clean Warmup

Strength: 8min EMOM
Even: 6 Strict Pullups *Add weight if necessary
Odd: 6/6 Weighted Lunges

Partner WOD:
“Rory and Boz”
For Time
20 Ground 2 OH (95/65)
800m Run
20 G2OH (115/85)
400m Run
20 G2OH (135/95)
200m Run
20 G2OH (155/115)
100m Run
20 G2OH (185/125)
100m Run
*Both partners must run distance, reps split between teammates

Cool Down: 5min

BodyFit: 256

Warm Up:
Heat Yo Meat 3-5min
Dynamic Warmup
3rds
10 KBS (Build to working weight)
5 Strict No Jump Burpees

WOD:
5rds
20 Calorie Row
20 KBS – Russian (AHAP)
20 Burpees

Cool Down: 5min

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September 17, 2018

A big Thank You to all who participated on the Alpha softball team this past weekend.  We had a great time in support of a good cause.  As a result of our success this weekend we’ve decided on sponsoring a full time Alpha team and moving forward will not have evening classes on Thursdays so we can practice.

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
PA Clean Warmup x 2
:10 Superfriend + 4 FS x 2
Then
3 Squat Cleans + 3 No Jump Burpees x 2-3

Strength: Front Squat
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: 3 x 4 (Straight)
*Same weight from 9.10.18*

WOD: “Armour”
Min 1: 5 Power Cleans (155/115) – MR Burpees
Min 2: Rest
*Continue until you reach 50 total burpees*

Cool Down: 5min

P.S. Above is joke.  A little test to see who reads the whole post:)

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September 7, 2018

Warm Up:
3rds
25 Double Unders / Practice
10 Scap Progression
5  Box Jumps (AHighAP)
3 Cleans + 3 Jerks (Build)

Trunk:
3rds
8/8 Getup Situp
12 Straight Leg Raises

WOD: “7 Deadly Sins”
Courtesy of CF Mt. Lebanon
10 C2B Pullups
20 T2B
30 Deadlift (185/135)
100 Double Unders (Lateral Hops)
30 Box Jumps
20 Burpees
10 Clean and Jerk
*Same weight for both barbell movements*

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August 24, 2018

Warm Up:
Deadbugs 1:00/1:00 x 3
3rds
8 BB Good Mornings
8 Austrailan Pullups
5 Box Jumps (AHighAP)
5 Deadlifts (Build to heavy)

Strength: Deadlift
Level 1: 3RM
Level 2: 1RM – Go Get a PR!

Choose Your Own Adventure:

WOD: Faceoff Retest
For Time
250m Row
20 Cals AB
12 Burpees

Flex Sesh:
4x Superset
8 Hex Press – AHAP
8 DB Pullovers – AHAP
Then
4 x 8/8 Hammer Curls

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August 21, 2018

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
8min WAMRAP
10 Scap Progression
:15 Table Top Stretch
5 Strict No Jump Burpees
15 Air Squats

Strength:
All Levels: On a 15min clock
4 x 6 Strict Pullups
4 x 6 Strict Dips
*Add weight if necessary*

Team WOD:
“The Chipmunks”
Teams of 3
Run: 400m-200m-100m
100 Pullups
150 Burpees
200 Wall Balls
*Each team member must run each distance 1 time*
**Further explanation in class**

BodyFit: 247

Warm Up:
5rds of “Cindy”
*20 Double Unders/Practice between each round*

For Time:
50 Pullups
50 Calories (AB/Row)
50 Burpees
50 Calories (AB/Row)
50 Wallballs
500 m Run
50 Double Unders
*Switch between AB and Row*
**Compare to 8.31.17**

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August 17, 2018

Schedule Reminder: No morning classes due to 2nd Annual Alpha Decathlon beginning at 9am.  Alpha 5 year Anniversary Party to follow Decathlon, families and friends welcome.

Warm Up:
3rds
10 Banded Pullaparts
7 Strict No Jump Burpees
4 Broad Jumps
7 Depth Pushups *Scale to True Pushup*

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

Choose Your Own Adventure:

WOD:
For Time
100 Box Jumps
*Top of every min 7 burpees*
*7min cap*

Flex Sesh:
3rds
10 each Shoulder Superset (Rear Delt Flys – Front Raises – Side Raises)
8/8 Single Arm DB Row (Heavy)

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August 2, 2018

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
3rds
Hip Mobility
:10 SuperFriend +4 Thrusters (Build)
10/10 Getup Situp
10 KBS – American (AHAP)

WOD:
“Dos Diez”
10min AMRAP
100m Row *Add 100m each round*
5 Thrusters (115/85)
Rest 5min
10min AMRAP
100m Run
2/2 DB Snatch (50/35) *Add 2/2 each round*

BodyFit: 242

Warm Up:
5min Double Under Practice
Then
3rds
15 Pushups
10/10 Getup Situp
5 Athletic Burpees

WOD:
“The Ghost” courtesy of CFNE
6rds
1:00 Calorie Row
1:00 Burpees
1:00 Double Unders (3:1)
1:00 Rest