New Member Discounts – Here’s the Deal
Barbell Sumo Deadlift Form. It’s been a week of Personal Records for Coach Paul, so I thought I’d demo the form of the Sumo Deadlift with a Barbell. Plus the Sumo Deadlift is in the Iron Star Games, so you it’s time to start practicing.
In Monday’s Powerlifting Class, we return to the Low Bar Back Squat. We might be the only gym in Northern Virginia that teaches the low bar back squat. We know it’s harder to learn, but it is a better squat. When done properly, you can low bar squat more weight than you can with conventional high bar back squat. On Monday, we’ll teach you how it’s done.
One of the most important reason people join a gym is so that they can be healthy for their husband or wife. So they can be strong to help support their parents. And so they can be alive and healthy to support their children. You should know exactly how your gym is protecting you. Here is the Sand and Steel 6 Step COVID-19 Protection Plan.
Help us honor and support Airforce Major David Gray “DG” by attending the CrossFit HERO WOD on November 27 and December 4. Military and Police WOD Free.
The Iron Star Games – a CrossFit, Powerlifting, and Olympic lifting Competition. The Iron Star Games spreads across 20 Days, 14 Scored Events, 5 Dedicated Recovery Workouts, and an Awards Ceremony. Coached in small classes, you’ll be taught how to properly complete each event. The Games features a beginner scaling for newer lifters and elite scaling for more seasoned athletes. We will crown 12 total champions: Iron Star, Rising Star, Strongest Male & Female, Elite and Beginner-level CrossFit Champions, plus a Spirit Award.
We’ll be awarding over $3,000 in gift certificates and prizes. The Iron Star Games Start January 4, 2021. Special Black Friday Pricing is now in effect.
When planning improvements for the future, it’s important to look back at why you started. People say, never look back. That’s crap. Learn from your mistakes, build on what works, and maintain the core principles that motivated you to start your business to begin with. It’s those principles that led to your initial success, and it will still be those same principles that will usher you into a better future.
Thanksgiving CrossFit Workout. The Turkey Buster by Paul Roberts & Katy Oblinger. Our Thanksgiving Day Workout is November 24, 2020. It’s a high-calorie scorcher. Check it Out for Turkey Day. Free for New Members
We realize that many people are staying home this year, because they want to be responsible. So do we. So get a workout in, socially-distanced, masks required, and safe.
-Dawn & Paul
As COVID-19 infections rates increase, we have to respond with increasing protections. Please review our updated Face Mask Policy.
Thank you for all the wonderful selfies, the personal record videos, gym panoramas, and product placement shots. We love seeing your hilarious Instagram stories. And most of all, thank you for showing Alexandria VA your commitment to improving your health and your love for Sand and Steel Fitness. Your Efforts are Working.
Muscle Soreness … Why it Happens, How to Prevent it, & How to Cure it
The Biden-Harris Victory WOD is October 8th. This Sunday at 5:00PM. Can’t make it? We’ll be doing a partner-variation of this WOD on October 18th.
Looking for a good pair of CrossFit sneakers or Powerlifting shoes (lifters) for your next workout? This quick guide will answer all your questions.
What are we doing about COVID-19? Two words … everything possible. We have Virginia’s, if not the nation’s, most comprehensive Gym COVID-19 Safety Plan. We work on it everyday, because your safety is our highest priority. View our entire plan in this comprehensive article.