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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 10, 2018

A big Alpha shoutout to Nikki aka Picklezz and Sean aka Dr. Irish for tying the knot this past Saturday.  It was a beautiful, unique evening spent with a handful of Alphaholics in celebration of their love.  As Alpha’s longest members we were happy to share the evening with you both.

Warm Up:
Squat Prep
3rds
:20 Goblet Squat Hold (Build)
8 Ring Rows
4 Box Jumps (AHighAP
3-position Clean + 4 Front Squat

Strength: Front Squat
Level 1: 3 x 5 (+5)
Level 2: Heavy 5 then 1 MR @ 80%

WOD: 10min EMOM
3 Hang Cleans (135/95)
2 Power Cleans
1 Squat Clean

Cooldown: 5min

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August 9, 2018

CrossFit: 

Warm Up:
Partner Mobility
EB Positions
3 x 5 Snatch Balance (Build)

Strength: Hang Squat Snatch
All Levels: Technique
*Work sets of 3 adding weight as necessary*

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

BodyFit: 244

Warm Up:
3rds
10 Kips / Kipping Practice
8/8 Bottoms Up KB Press
10 True Pushups
15 Air Squats

WOD:
21-15-9
Wall Ball (20/14)
DB Snatch (45/30)
Situp
Rest 4min
9-15-21
T2B
HRPU
KBS – Russian (AHAP)
Rest 4min
21-15-9
Wall Ball (20/14)
DB Snatch (45/30)
Situp

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June 1, 2018

Tomorrow we kick off Friends and Family Week with an open community workout; all are welcome, no experience necessary.  There will be no cap on classes we will accommodate as many people as we need to.  Tell your friends, family, co-workers, whomever has asked and show them why you love Alpha!

Warm Up:
Get Your Chili Warm
3rds
Overhead /Wrist Mobility
PA Clean WarmUp
5 Box Jumps (AHighAP)
3 position Snatch (Build)

Partner WOD:
“Thor and Loki”
20min AMRAP
400m Shuttle
50 Power Clean (135/95)
40 Jerk
30 Snatch
*Shuttle alternate every 100m
*Barbell work can be split however

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April 6, 2018

Warm Up:
3rds
10 Scap Depressions / Depressions w/ pull
PA Clean Warmup (Build)
2/2 Leg Cradle Lunge Step Vert Flex/Ext

Strength:
All Levels: 10min EMOM
Even: 5 Strict Pullups (add weight if necessary)
Odd: 5/5 Split Squats (add weight if necessary)

WOD:
“Jerry and George”
Partner Tabata
Push Press (95/65)
Front Squat (135/95)
Power Clean (185/135)
Deadlift (225/155)

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March 30, 2018

Warmup:
Deadbugs – 3 x 1:00 /1:00|
3rds
PA Clean Warmup (Build)
8 Feet Elevated Ring Rows
5 x 1 Speed Deadlifts
25 Jumps (Double / Single Unders)

Strength:
All Levels: Deadlift
5 min 1 Rep every :30 Seconds
*100% of 2/21/18 or heavier than 3/21/18*

WOD:
“Dirty Wagon”
3 Rounds
10 Power Cleans (155/115)
50 Double Unders

 

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February 2, 2018

Schedule Reminder: Next Friday  Feb. 9th 5:30pm Bros and Brews – Dudes doing manly things, followed by Saturday is for the Girls at 10am on Feb. 10th.  Both events are open to the public so bring a family member or friend who could benefit from Alpha Athletics and let them experience what we’re all about.  Hope to see you all there!

Warm Up:
500m Row – Easy Pace
3rds
T-Spine Mobility
10 Starr Shrugs
5 Box Jumps (30/24)
3-position Clean + 3 Push Press (Build)

Strength:
Power Clean
All Levels: Every :30 for 8min
*Add weight from 1.10.18*

WOD:
“Drowing Grace”
3rds
500m Row
10 Clean & Jerk (135/95)

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January 10, 2018

CrossFit

Warmup:
Get Your Chili Warm
3rds
Bear Crawl/Crab Walk
10 Kips/Kipping Practice
10 KBS – American
5 Box Jumps (30/24)
3-position Clean x 3 (Build)

Strength:
Power Clean
All Levels:
10 min
1 @ :30 sec
*Same as 12.19.17*

WOD:
“Xena”
12 min AMRAP
5 Power Cleans (155/115)
9 C2B Pullups
13 Box Jumps (24/20)

BodyFit 185

Warm Up:
Get Your Chili Warm
3rds
10 Pushups
15 Airsquats
20 Moutain Climbers

6 Rounds
Min 1: Max Wallballs
Min 2: Max Burpees
Min 3: Max Cal Assault Bike
Min 4: Rest