Partner Training

Partner Training

Sessions are 60 minutes long.  Programming includes weight-loss, strength, conditioning, and bodybuilding.  In-Person Personal Partner Training with 2 clients per session.

Starter Pack Pro

Starter Pack Pro Checkout

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.

Functional Movement Screen

FMS Functional Movement Screen YBT Y-Balance Test

Reading Time: 7 minutes Looking to improvement performance? Want to learn which exercises can help you movement better? Don’t treat the pain, find the source with FMS and YBT. Functional Movement Screen and Y Balance Tests are our state-of-art Movement Screening Systems.  They are like a X-Ray into all your muscle weaknesses. If there is in imbalance – we’ll find it and show you how to fix it.

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Assault Bike

Assault Air Bike.  A heavy-duty exercise bike designed directly from the feedback of athletes and coaches. The Assault AirBike reinvents and retools nearly every component of the traditional fan bike, from the frame construction to the crank, pedals, monitor and more.  Using air resistance, the Assault AirBike scales automatically to how hard you want to work. The harder you pedal, the greater the resistance. It’s simple physics with big benefits.

Equipment Fundraiser

Equipment Drive

New Equipment 2019

We are raising money to acquire some new strength and conditioning equipment to benefit all the Sand & Steel Clients.  New equipment is very expensive and we could use your help. When you donate, we consider what new equipment is best for you — and we buy it!

High bar Barbell Back Squat -- 13 points of performance to improve your technique on the squat and reduce the risk of injury. 

13 Performance Tips for High-Bar Barbell Back Squat

Reading Time: 4 minutes High bar Barbell Back Squat — 13 points of performance to improve your technique on the squat and reduce the risk of injury.  This overview discusses techniques to properly generate core bracing to help prevent lower back pain.  This article includes video demonstrations on key squat faults such as “butt winking” and “broken wrist faults.”

Gift Card

Gift Card

Give the Gift of Health!  Our gift cards can be used to purchase any service.  Sand & Steel offers programs for people of all levels.  Improve your health, look and feel better today!  Just select the amount of money you want to use for the gift card.  Include the recipient’s information in the checkout process.

Sandbell and Weight Loss Program

Sandbell Sandbag Workout Program

Sandbell | Sandbag Workout

The Fast and the Fit.  Advanced Level.  High-Intensity Interval Training for Weight Loss.  10 unique, sweat drenching workouts that you can do anywhere.  Excellent for travel and hotels.

Senior Fitness and Senior Exercises

Senior Fitness Assessment For Senior Exercises

Reading Time: 13 minutes At Sand & Steel, the majority of my clients are seniors in their 50s, 60s, and 70s. Most people start feeling the effects of aging in their mid-thirties, but by age 50 they really start to notice a change.  As an older adult, it is to lose weight, injuries heal slower, and energy levels generally decline. If you are going to be working with clients in this age population, you’ll need to know how to perform a senior fitness assessment.  Here’s how it should be done.

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Yoga Classes

Yoga Vinyasa Flow Classes

Our Yoga classes utilize vinyasa-style yoga (flow-based).   In our Alexandria VA studio, we have classes featuring specific skill work: e.g. Standing Balance, Backbend, Forward Fold, Arm Balance, Hip Opener, Core Strength, Twists, or Inversions.  Other classes utilize the Bikram style sequencing, Asthanga sequencing, Iyengar sequencing, or Rocket style sequencing.  Modifications are provided for newer yogis.

Yoga Iyengar- Standing Bow Pose - Dancer - Natarajasana

Yoga Private Lessons in Alexandria

One-on-one sessions allow us to craft the yoga flows and asanas to your unique goals and improve your weaknesses.  Build range of motion, balances, and dramatically improve recovery with our private yoga sessions.  We offer customized sessions based on Ashtanga, Bikram, Hatha, Rocket, Iyengar, Yin, and Animal Flow.

weightlifting stretching

Stretching for Olympic Weightlifting – Mobility is power!

Reading Time: 6 minutes Mobility = POWER! If your body isn’t capable of getting in the right angles and positions, it will obstruct the natural trajectory of the barbell, which is STRAIGHT UP! In this article we will go through a set of stretching exercises that will improve your weightlifting. This set of stretching excercises is a “Swiss Army Knife” that every lifter should always have with them.

TRX Suspension Trainer Seminar

TRX Suspension Trainer Seminar

Reading Time: 3 minutes TRX Suspension Trainer Programming, Workouts, and Scaling. During the Seminar, we’ll teach you how to perform over 20 TRX exercises such as the atomic pushup and the TRX Pike. We’ll cover scaling options and cover points of performance for safe execution of these exercises. The seminar will feature a detailed comparison of the TRX Suspension Trainer against its closest rivals (Olympic Rings and Jungle Gym Trainer.) We’ll be covering common movement faults and how to use the TRX Suspension Trainer Safely.

Barbell Clean Receiving Position Feature

Barbell Power Clean Receiving Position

Reading Time: 4 minutes This article discuss the finishing or receiving position for the barbell power clean.  More specifically, we’ll be address hand and foot placement on the barbell.  We will cover points of performance for the front rack.  The front squat will also be discussed in detail.  Proper performance of a barbell power clean in weightlifting requires mastery of the finishing position discussed infra.

Rocktape Products

RockTape Products

Rocktape Tape, Floss, Fire, and Freeze.  We sells all styles of Rocktape and certified by Rocktape in kinetic taping applications.

Personal Trainer Gay Pride Month LGBT

Personal Trainer Pride Month LGBT

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

Shaker Bottle WooCommerce

Shaker Bottle

Sand & Steel Blender Bottle are made by the Blender Bottle company.  They represent some of the most durable shaker bottles on the market.  Each blender bottles comes with a steel shaker for breaking up protein.

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T-Shirts

Sand & Steel T-Shirts

Our T-Shirts are the stretchy kind with sweat-wicking technology.  Technically, they are triple blend combed cotton.  Pre-washed and Preshrunk.  They are awesome.

Protein Powder Whey Isolate

Protein Powder Whey Isolate Steeltech

Our 100% Whey Isolate Protein helps prevent soreness and build muscle up 20% faster than not using protein. Zero fat and zero sugar. Engineered to taste amazing, we offer a 100% guarantee that you will like the taste of it or your money back!  Sand & Steel Whey proteins do not contain any added sugar, corn syrup, or transfats.

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