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March 18, 2019

This coming Friday we will be celebrating the end of the 2019 Alpha Open following FNL. With this in mind there will be NO evening classes just FNL beginning at 5pm. Alpha will supply drinks and a side dish or two and we encourage you to bring a side as well. There will be a sign up sheet on the cubbies this week to ensure we don’t all bring Buffalo Chicken dip:) We will also be handing out the Open tshirts at this time as well. So come hit the last WOD of the 2019 Open and stick around and hang out with your fellow Alphaholics.

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
:10 Superfriend into 4 Front Squats
5/5 Pillar with arm reach
5 Box Jumps
5 Front Squat (Build)

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

WOD: “Stanky Legs”
For Time
100 Wallballs
*Top of every minute 7 box jumps*

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March 11, 2019

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
2/2 Knee Hug Lunge Step Vert Flex/Ext
8 Strict Chin Ups
6 :03 Pause Goblet Squats (Build)

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

Partner WOD:
10 Rounds
10 Sandbag Zercher Squats
20 Mountain Climbers (1,2,3,4)
Max Double Unders/Single Unders in Remaining Time
*Partners alternate rounds
*10 Minute Time Cap

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March 4, 2019

This Saturaday our 9:30am class will be open to the community. If you have any friends, family, co-workers, etc who would love Alpha bring them this Saturday and let us show them why Alpha is the best! The Free Community class will be followed by a 30min Flow (aka yoga/mobility) session with our in house yogi Tori “Wheels” Brown. Tell your friends they will get a kick ass workout, a thorough cool down and possibily some funny jokes (possibily).

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
10 Scap Progression
:10 Superfriend into 4 EB Thrusters
5/5 Pillar with arm reach
5 Front Squat (Build)

Strength: Front Squat
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5lbs)
Level 2: 5 x 5 (Build)
*Pause 0:01 at bottom*

WOD: “Jackie”
1000m Row
50 EB Thrusters
30 Pull-ups
*Compare to 2.14.2018*

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February 18, 2019

The 2019 CrossFit Open starts this Thursday night at 8PM and Alpha’s Friday Night Lights starts this Friday at 5:30PM. Friday Night Lights will continue through March 22. The Open consists of 5 workouts, which are announced individually every Thursday for 5 weeks starting on 2/21. Each week’s Open workout will be Alpha’s WOD all day on Friday and is completely scaleable for all levels. It will give everyone a chance to participate. Sign up next to the whiteboard and feel free to ask a coach about it if you need more information!
https://games.crossfit.com

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
:10 Superfriend into 4 FS
:45 Plank
5/5 Knee Hug Step Lunge

Strength: Front Squat
Level 1: 3 x 5
Level 2: 5 x 5 (Build)
*Tempo 0:03 down, 0:02 hold*

WOD:
4 Rounds for Time
10/10 Barbell Front Rack Lunges (95/65)
10/10 Mountain Climbers

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January 10, 2019

CrossFit:

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
5/5 Reverse Lunge to High Knee
10 Kips / Kipping Practice
:30 Goblet Squat Hold (Build)

Strength: Weighted Step Up
All Levels: 3 x 8/8

WOD: “Jim from Accounting”
8min AMRAP
2,4,6,8…
Front Squat (135/95)
T2B

BodyFit: 285

Warm Up:
4rds of “Cindy”
Then
Accumulate 30 T2B or 60 Knee Raises

“The Chief”
3 min AMRAP x 5
3 Cleans (135)
6 Push-ups
9 Squats
Rest 1 minute
*Cleans can be barbell or DB based on experience*

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January 2, 2019

Happy New Year Alpha family! The holidays are over and it’s time to get to work on making 2019 great. Excited to be a part of process. Let’s do this!

Warm Up:
3rds
PA Clean Warmup (Build)
:10 Superfriend + 4 Front Squat
Split Jerk Footwork
Then
3 position clean + 3 Jerks (Build)

Strength: Clean and Jerk
All Levels: Sets of 3
*Focus is improved technique*

WOD: 10min EMOM or failure
3 Power Clean (155/115)
3 Front Squat
3 Jerk
*Goal is 10rds or until you hit failure*

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December 27, 2018

Don’t forget this coming Saturday is the Annual Alpha Holiday Party at Pub 333 in Oakmont. We hope you all are able to make it as we would love the opportunity to spend some time outside of the gym and celebrate 2018. Also, make sure to vote for your the Alpha Awards (ballots are on the cubbies in the back) as the awards will be presented at the party. Hope to see you there!


CrossFit:

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
PA Clean Warmup (Build)
5 :03 Goblet Squat Holds (Build)
3 x 3 positon Clean (Build) (Hip-Hang-Floor)

Partner WOD: “Nickle and Dime”
Tabata Intervals x 8
Deadlift (185/135)
Power Clean (155/115)
Front Squat (135/95)
S2OH (95/65)
1min rest between movements

BodyFit: 282

Warm Up:
500m Row
3rds
25 Double Unders/Practice
10 Kips/Kipping Practice
10 Ring Rows

WOD:
For Time
25-20-15-10-5 – Box Jumps (24/20)
10-10-10-10-10 – T2B
Row 500m
50-40-30-20-10 – Double Unders (3:1)
10-10-10-10-10 – Renegade Rows (R+L=1)
*Compare to BF 176 12.17.18*

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November 26, 2018

I hope everyone had a nice holiday weekend.  Let’s stay on track these last few weeks and not let the holiday’s get the best of us.

Warmup:
Squat Prep
3rds
10 Kips / Kipping Practice
5 :03 Pause Goblet Squats (Build)
Overhead Mobility
8-10 OHS (Build – Light)

Strength: Overhead Squat
All Levels – 5 x 5 (Build)

WOD:
“Sassy Frass”
15-10-5
Front Squat (155/115)
Pullup

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October 15, 2018

This Saturday 9:30am FREE Community WOD.  If you have a friend, co-worker, family member, whomever that you think would love Alpha bring them to class this coming Saturday at 9:30am and show them why!

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
10 Banded Pulls
5 :05 Pause Goblet Sqauts
2 Squat Cleans + 3 Front Squats (Build to working weight)

Strength: Front Squat
Level 1: 3RM
Level 2: 1RM
*Compare to 5.21.18*

WOD:
9-6-3 – Squat Clean (165/115)
30 Lateral Hops
*Compare to 10.18.17*