Reading Time: 2 minutes So your favorite fitness nerd has been reading up exercises to strengthen the core after delivering a baby. I’ve read through 4 of the hottest books (and maybe 10 articles), and I’ve boiled down the advice to these 3 exercises.
Included in the article is an informational video on how to perform these exercises, plus 4 common exercises to avoid.
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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 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.
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.
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.”
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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: 4 minutes Whether you have a shoulder injury like an impingement or need stability exercises for your rotator cuff, the key to helping you get better is strengthening the weakened muscle and mobilizing the relevant fascia. In this article we will be highlighting some Shoulder Rotator Cuff Exercises that you can do with your personal trainer.
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