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September 19, 2018

Don’t forget this coming Saturday September 22 will be a Free Alpha Community workout.  If you have anybody in your life who is interested in giving Alpha and/or CrossFit a try bring them Saturday to our 9:30am class.  All levels are welcome and encouraged.  The 8:30am class will be members only (jacket optional).

Warm Up:
3rds
1:00 Deadbug Progression
5 Strict Pullups
10 BB Good Mornings (Build)
5 Deadlifts (Build)

Strength: Deadlift
Level 1: 1 x 5 (+10)
Level 2: Heavy 7

Tester:
Max Effort 5oom Row
*2 Attempts to set your fastest 500m row*

Cool Down: 2min Row (Slow)

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September 11, 2018

CrossFit: 

As a tribute to a day that we will never forget, we will suffer for those that gave their life to allow ours.

Warmup:
Squat Prep
3rds
10 FS (Build)
10 Push Press (Build)
10 Box Jump (Build)
10 True Pushups

WOD
“9-11 Tribute”
For Time:
2001 Meter Row or Run
11 Box Jump 30″/24″
11 Thruster 125/85
11 Burpee C2B Pull-Ups
11 Power Clean 170/115
11 HSPU
11 KBS 70/53
11 T2B
11 DL 170/115
11 Push Jerks 110/75
2001 Meter Row or Run

Cooldown: 5min

The WOD itself is completely symbolic of 9/11
The 2001M row or run represents the year the attack took place.The 11 Reps of 9 exercises represent the date. Even the weights have meaning. The 125lb Thrusters represents the number of deaths that occurred at the Pentagon. The 175lb Power Clean symbolizes AA Flight 175 that hit the South Tower. The 170lb Dead Lift is symbolic of flight 77 and Flight 93 combined.The 110lb Push Jerk represents the number of floors in each tower of the World Trade Center

BodyFit: 253

Warm Up:
Ankle Circuit
4min Double Under Practice
3rds
8/8 Single Arm Press (Build)
12 KBS – Russian (AHAP)
8/8 Russian Twists
12 KB Deadlift (AHAP)

WOD:
3 couplet for time:
50 DB Press (50/35)
50 Ball Slams
50 Double Unders (Lateral Hops)
Rest 4min
50 KBS – American (53/35)
25/25 MB2T
50 Double Unders (Lateral Hops)
Rest 4min
25/25 DB Clean & Press (50/35)
50 Rotational Ball Slams
50 Double Unders (Lateral Hops)

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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 15, 2018

Schedule Reminder: Saturday Alpha Decathlon 9am start.  *No morning classes*.  Come join us for a few (or all) of the Decathlon events for some fun on your Saturday morning.  Alpha 5 Year Anniversary following Decathlon, families and friends welcome.

Warm Up:
Deadbugs 1:00/1:00 x 3
3rds
8 BB Good Mornings (Build)
8 BB Bent Over Row
8 True Pushups
5 Deadlifts (Build)

Strength: Deadlift
Level 1: 1 x 5 (+10)
Level 2: 3 x 1 (Build) *No missed reps*
*Heavier than 8.8.18*

WOD:”Fly on the Wall”
15-12-9-6-3
HRPU
Pistols

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July 27, 2018

Warm Up:
3 x Deadbugs 1:00 on / 1:00 off
Then
3rds
8 BB Good Mornings (Build)
8 Bent Over BB Rows
5 Box Jumps (AHighAP)
5 Deadlifts

Strength: Deadlift
Level 1: 1 x 5 (+10)
Level 2: 3 x 2 (Build)
*Goal is 100%+ of 3RM*

Choose Your Own Adventure
WOD:
7min AMRAP
7 Box Jump (24/20)
7 Burpees
7 Power Cleans (115/85)
*Compare 7.28.14*
Flex Sesh:
4rds
12 DB Shrugs (Build)
MR Banded Straight Arm Pushdowns
Then
Buddy Curls

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July 18, 2018

Warm Up:
Deadbugs 1:00 on / 1:00 off
3rds
PA Clean Warmup
8 :03 Pause Austrailan Pullups
5 Deadlift (Build)

Strength: Deadlift
Level 1: 1 x 5 (+10)
Level 2: Heavy 3 – 95%+ of 3RM
*Do not go to failure*

WOD:
Death by Power Clean (135/95)
*Min 1 – 1 rep, Min 2 – 2 reps, Min 3 – 3 reps….to failure
*15min cap
*Compare to 3.15.17