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Personal Trainer Certification: 9 Mentorship Lessons

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.

Personal Trainer Gay Pride Month LGBT

Personal Trainer Pride Month LGBT

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

Personal Trainer for Seniors

Personal Trainer for Seniors

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.

Personal Trainer Jobs Alexandria

Personal Trainer Job – Build Your Personal Trainer Career

Build Your Personal Trainer Career
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.

Burpees on social media basics

Social Media For Personal Trainers

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.

Personal Trainer Resources Strength and Mobility Kettlebell

Personal Trainer Resources

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:

Personal Trainer: Tax Deduction, Insurance Coverage, and The Letter of Medical Necessity

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.

Personal Trainer Certifications and Books

Personal Trainer Certifications and Books

Want to know what the best books on fitness and nutrition are? Here are 25 of Paul’s favorite books plus another 25 on his “to read” list.
Strength Training, Olympic Lifting, Yoga, Physical Therapy, Nutrition, Weight Loss, Gymnastics, Mobility, Programming, Scaling and cueing, Anatomy

Mobility Training vs Personal Training vs Physical Therapy vs Massage vs Chiropractic Care

Mobility Training vs Personal Training vs Physical Therapy vs Massage vs Chiropractic Care  

Considering seeing a mobility specialist, physical therapist, or a personal trainer?  Learn about the differences in these biomechanical specialties here.

TRX Suspension Trainer Exercises

TRX Suspension Trainer Exercises

An in-depth review of the TRX Suspension Trainer + access to our full database on TRX Suspension Trainer exercises and techniques (over 30 videos). Full comparison against the Jungle Gym and CrossCore 180. Exercise videos demonstrating Conditioning, Balance, Core, Strength, and Corrective Exercises for the TRX Suspension Trainer.

Balancing Pricing and Coverage on Personal Training Insurance

Balancing Pricing and Coverage on Personal Training Insurance

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. 

Personalized Workout Plans

Personalized Workout Plan

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.

Private Personal Training Sessions

Personal Training Sessions

Your Private Personal Training Program in Alexandria VA 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.

Battle Rope Conditioning Workout

Personal Training Conditioning Workouts Alexandria VA

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

Personal Training Vs Group Fitness Class

Personal Training vs Group Fitness Class

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

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.

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Shoulder Injury and Rotator Cuff Exercises

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.

Mentorship Program for Personal Trainers

Mentorship Program

Personal Training, Movement and Yoga Mentorship

Our Personal Trainer training program and certification.  From Kettlebells to Asanas, the mentorship personal training and yoga program will provide you with the one-on-one training experience you need to coach at Sand & Steel.  Plus, once you have coached 500 hours for us, you’ll receive a bonus equal to your mentorship cost.

Mobility Nutrition Strength Newsletter

Newsletter on Mobility, Nutrition, & Strength

The Sand & Steel Newsletter is written by Personal Trainers for Personal Trainers.  Our articles feature in-depth curated content on Mobility, Nutrition, and Strength.  Our Mission is simple: provide the best written, research based articles on personal training and fitness available.  Newsletter subscriptions are open to current clients, personal trainers, and those aspiring to improve their health and fitness.

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Physical Therapy & Correctional Exercises Alexandria VA

Correctional Exercises and Assessment Techniques for the Personal Trainer and Physical Therapist. Restore lost motor function after an injury, strengthen weakened muscle groups, mobilize tight joints, and improve balance.

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