Reading Time: 1 minute Our New Question and Answer Facebook Group is now open. Get your fitness, nutrition, yoga, mobility, weightloss, strength programming, and personal training questions answered! Already a personal traininer or nutrition coach? Help us answer answer user questions and get your name out to people that need your help.
Reading Time: 11 minutes I’ve been reading books on Yoga, CrossFit, and Movement for 10 years. Here is my review of the top 200 books on books on CrossFit, Mobility, Yoga, Physical Therapy, Mobility and Personal Training. Study your craft. Treat personal training as a profession, and your clients will treat you like a professional. There is always more to learn.
Reading Time: 5 minutes If you are like most personal trainers I know, you have probably asked yourself — How much do I really need to pay for personal training insurance to cover my liability? Individual policies run between $79/year on the low end to $250/yr for comprehensive policies there are lots of options. Here are some of the options you should consider.
Your Private Personal Training Program in Alexandria will be designed according to your goals and fitness level. We will customize your program to help you move better, lose weight, build strength, etc. We build our programs to improve your health first. Looking better is a byproduct a healthy, good-moving body. We work with a wide variety of clients from Women in the 70s, Active Military, and people that need to lose 100+ pounds. Weight loss programs, powerlifting, strength training for runners, we do it all.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Personal Training Conditioning Workouts Alexandria VA: this particular program utilizes a 3 day split so it’ s optimized for 3 days on, one day off. It incorporates a good amount of body weight movements to help build stabilizers. It’s a balanced workout program in terms of building strength while still maintaining conditioning as the primary goal. An excellent program for all new years resolutions
Reading Time: 4 minutes When it comes to deciding between personal training and group training one needs to consider a client’s main purpose. If fun, socializing, and exercising for the sake of exercising is your priority, group training is the way to go. However, if the client is really looking to improve body composition, improve strength and mobility, and/or decrease risk of injury — personal training is far superior
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Reading Time: 6 minutes One of the greatest values I can provide you as a mentor is the ability to see ahead what you cannot. To help prepare you for the challenges that lay ahead. To set you on the right course so that you may improve. To be a source of support when you make mistakes. And to be Relentless in demanding that you improve.
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Reading Time: 7 minutes If you are a member of the LGBT community, you can save 15% percent with your personal trainer. 15% off with coupon code: LGBT PRIDE You can use the coupon on personal training, the Starter Pack, and/or our Pride Powerlifting Seminar. Sand & Steel is celebrating Pride Month for our Gay and Lesbian clients. Having a gym and a personal trainer that accepts you for who you are is important to making improvements. This article highlights some of our gay and lesbian clients plus some of our coaches who are part of our LGBT community
Reading Time: 7 minutes Personal Training for Seniors and Older Adults Program. Everyday we work hard for the seniors in Alexandria VA to help them move better and live their life without limitations. Whether your goals are combating arthritis through joint distraction to preventing bone loss through functional strength training, we are going to build an age-appropriate program for you. We help clients improve aerobic capacity, increase engagement with neuromuscular activation, and build strength through compound movement patterns.
This articles highlights some of our older adult clients and includes their comments on what they had to say about their custom, one-on-one personal training programs.
Personalized Workout Plan
Designed for you, built by Sand & Steel. We build workout plans of all types for all level athletes. Strength, Weight Loss, Mobility, Flexibility, Yoga, etc. We build programs for people of all fitness levels, with injuries, for competitions, etc. No Monthly fees. One 30 Minute Phone Programming Consult is included with your purchase.
Reading Time: 3 minutes What is Functional Strength Training?
Functional Strength Training involves exercise techniques that mimic movements performed in everyday life, outdoor activities, or in a sport. This training technique involves the use of numerous tools to build the movement patterns such as: Kettle Bells, Viprs, TRX, Barbell, Dumbbell, Sandbags, Sleds, Ropes, Medicine Balls.
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We are passionate about helping people lose weight and move better. We help clients improve strength through focused programs in power lifting and hypertrophy. We improve clients balance and range of motion with our mobility programming. And we have state of the art programming in weight loss and transformation style workouts.
What we need is you … Sand & Steel is helping more clients than ever, and we need more people on our team.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Social Media can be tough to master for Personal Trainers. That almost sounds like I am joking, but many of the coaches I have hired don’t even have a Facebook page! So rather than providing a “technical” description of how to post on each channel … I’ve broken it down into a language any personal trainer can understand 🙂 Social Media in the language of the Burpee.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Overview. The following article and linked resources are useful for a personal trainer or someone looking to hire a personal trainer. I’ve been a coach and personal trainer for over 10 years. I’ve seen amazing personal trainers, and I’ve seen coaches that have no business training anyone.
Declaring yourself a personal trainer and having knowledge and experience to be successful are two different things. Here’s the formula I have used, and some of the best articles on personal training I have written. I hope they are helpful for you:
Reading Time: 11 minutes Wondering if you can deduct personal training sessions a taxable deduction? What if you could actually have your insurance cover it? Step one is to use our Online Letter of Medical Necessity Generator. You’ll also find a sample PDF of Letter Medical Necessity to hand to your doctor.
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Strength Training for Triathletes Certifications
- American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Certified Personal Trainer
- American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Certified Health Coach
- American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Strength & Conditioning Coach
- American Council on Exercise (ACE) – Nutrition Certification
- TRX – Suspension Training Certification
- USAC – Certified Cycling Coach
- USATF – Certified Track Coach
- RRCA – Distance Run Coach
- Les Mills – Body Combat & CXWORX Certification
- Strong By Zumba Licensed Instructor
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Certifications and Credentials
- Muscle Activation Techniques: Corrective Exercise and Therapy
- National Council on Strength and Fitness: Certified Personal Trainer
- Yoga SCW Level II Certified: Hatha Yoga, Yoga for Seniors, Chakra balancing, Inversions, Pranayamas
- RKC Russian Kettlebell Club: Strength & Conditioning
- TRX Suspension Training: Core and Bodyweight
- CrossFit Level 2: Weight loss and Metabolic Training
- CrossFit Powerlifting: Strength Training
- CrossFit Flexibility: Range of Motion and Flexibility
- CrossFit Scaling Course: Progressions and Regressions for Weight Lifting
- CrossFit Lesson Planning: Effective Techniques for Structuring Workouts
- CrossFit Pose Running: How to Spot Faults in Running Technique
- CrossFit Spot the Flaw: How to Spot Faults in Gymnastics and Weight Lifting Technique
- RockTape FMT Performance and Basic: Functional Movement Techniques & Advanced Kinetic Taping
Personal Trainer Starter Pack
The Starter Pack is the best package to buy when you starting out at Sand & Steel. In the Starter Pack, we’ll design and implement a training plan based on your specific goals. The Starter Pack includes a consult, assessment, nutrition, personal training, yoga, and more. The Starter Pack is appropriate for all athletes: beginners, varsity athletes, active military, seniors, and older adults. 30 or 40 something and completely out of shape? Perfect … this is the package you need.
Reading Time: 7 minutes A Curated List of Effective Workouts, Weight Loss Tips, and Lifehacks to help you Get Healthy and Stay Healthy. The Get Healthy Stay Healthy Guide covers every personal training, yoga, nutrition, lifestyle, and health topic for all people. It contains every secret, life-hack, and shortcut. After two hours of Googling, you finally found it. The Roadmap, Landmark Guide to Get Healthy Stay Healthy.