Sand and Steel Fitness Alexandria VA

Personal Training & CrossFit Gym

Fitness Class Mobility & Movement

Kinstretch Base Poses in Beyond Stretch

Beyond Stretch: learn all 18 Base Poses of the Kinstretch system in this comprehensive article on Kinstretch. Beyond Stretch is the kind of training that professional dancers and gymnasts use to improve their control and range motion. Based on FRC, Kinstretch & M|WOD, Beyond Stretch improves passive and active flexibility. Kinstretch helps strengthen your end range of motion and control. Beyond Stretch improves your balance and resistance to injury by targeting the muscles that your everyday activities cannot.

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Iron Star Games Winners – Athlete Score Card

Congratulations to all of our Champions! Thank you for being a part of the Sand and Steel Community. Download Your Athlete Score Card!

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Booking an Owner’s Training Session

Booking an Owners Session is a simple three-step process.  Here’s what you need to do

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Morning and Lunch Time Classes

Morning and Lunch Time Fitness Classes are now available at 7AM, 9AM, 12PM, and 1PM.  Check out our new classes, The Engine & The Rx. Plus get more times for your favorites like the CrossFit Beginner Class and Beyond Stretch.

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Getting Started – Personal Training Springfield VA | Alexandria VA

Sand and Steel’s Guide to Getting Started with a Personal Training Program in Springfield VA. What to Expect, What It Costs, and How to Get Started.

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Exercises Powerlifting

Barbell Deadlift Starting Position

A guide to optimizing your Barbell Deadlift Starting Position.  We examine the starting position of two very different lifters. 

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CrossFit Events

CrossFit Open 2021

Sand and Steel Fitness will be an official host for the CrossFit Open 2021.  Registration is now Open for the CrossFit 2021 Open. 

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Featured Personal Training Services

Explore our Specialty classes like Kinstretch, Powerlifting, TRX, and Olympic lifting.  Enjoy Personal Training at Home or in Our Gym.

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In-Person and Online Personal Training, Fitness Classes, and Open Gym

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About Us: We are a privately owned, small business. Dawn and Paul are the original owners of Sand and Steel Fitness Gym and they work with our members each and every day.  We are joined by an amazing team of Personal Trainers, CrossFit coaches and Yoga Teachers.  Learn about our team and our members.

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COVID-19 Response for our Gym in Alexandria VA

When you wear a mask you not only protect yourself, you protect your coach, and you protect the other members working with you in the gym. Wearing a face masks helps reduce the risk asymptomatic person transmitting the virus to another person. So wearing a face mask not only protects you … it protects others from you. If everyone follows this policy — the risk of someone getting COVID-19 from the gym is substantially reduced.

COVID-19 Response

Armed with Bi-Polar Ionization, Negative Pressure HEPA Filtration, Air Quality Sensors, and UV-Disinfection technology, Sand & Steel brings a veritable armada of high tech, hospital-grade equipment to keep you safe from Sars-CoV-2 Infection.

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Workouts Built at Your Level

Brand New to Fitness, completely deconditioned with no experience.  You may have one or more significant mobility restrictions or injuries.

A gym member with 3 months or more recent training experience.  You may lack some strength or conditioning.  You may lack and understanding of complex techniques.  You may have one more or more mild mobility restrictions.

Gym member has 6 months of recent training experience.  Balanced strength and conditioning.  You understand the mechanics of basic techniques.  You may struggles on advanced techniques and gymnastics exercises.  Gym member has awareness of his or her own mobility limitations.

You have 1 year or more years of recent training experience.  Gym member is able to perform most complex techniques and bodyweight exercises.  Member understands how to mobilize mobility restrictions and how to modify exercises because of these restrictions. 

Class levels and Scaling.  We provide 4 levels of each workout — each level works the same muscles, but at different difficulty.  Workouts are scaled or customized from that point to the individual athlete.

Personal Training: we build the workouts to your body and goals.  Then we update the workout in real time as you complete it.

From Beginner to Expert
Whatever Your Level

From Beginner to Expert

We have you covered. Personal training is infinitely customized to you. Class instructors provide 4 levels with independent modifications. Everyone moves differently, come to a gym that meets you where you are.

Choose a Better Personal Trainer

Choose a Better Personal Trainer

At Sand and Steel Fitness, we understand that your time is valuable. Our personalized fitness programs and CrossFIt classes are proven to be effective and are customized to keep you safe while achieving optimal health. Benefit from training with team of coaches who share more than 20,000 hours of experience and 120 coaching certifications.

We know what works, how long it should take, and how to help you realize great results. From meal planning, to programming, accessory work, and mobility training, we have you covered -- no matter what shape you are in right now.

Just show up and give us 100%.

A Better Gym in Alexandria VA

As the boutique personal trainer and yoga studio in Northern Virginia / Alexandria we customize every workouts for you based on your needs and requirements. We integrate nutrition, movement, and flexibility into our individualized training plans. We help you achieve all your health and fitness goals, from training for an athletic event, looking better, or improving your overall health and wellness.

Our facility provides the equipment, tools and trainers necessary for a diverse, fun, challenging, and effective workout program. No matter where you are on your fitness journey, our expert personal trainers can help you get in the best shape of your life.

Paul Roberts, Biomedical Engineer. John Hopkins University.

Personal Trainers, Yoga Teachers, CrossFit Coaches

WE LOVE WHAT WE DO … and We Do It Better than Anyone Else. We are Sand and Steel: Professional Grade Yoga Teachers and Personal Trainers.
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