CrossFit Front Squat Olympic lifting

CrossFit Front Squat Olympic Lifting

CrossFit Front Squats.  What they are, why you need them, and how to master them. The Front Squat is a weight lifting gem from Olympic lifting and embraced in CrossFit. It combines convenience, efficiency, and functionality. It’s one of Paul’s 10 essential exercises. Here’s everything you need to know about the Front Squat.

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Zero Calorie Drinks

12 Healthy Zero Calorie Drinks

Twelve healthy zero calorie drinks + 15 drinks you should avoid for weight loss.  If you’ve been following Sand & Steel’s nutrition channel, you know that water is important for weight loss.  But sometimes water gets a little boring.  Here are 12 healthy zero calorie drinks to get your healthy and hydrated.

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Powerlifting Strength Calculator

Powerlifting Strength Calculator

How strong are you really?  The internet is full of powerlifting strength calculators and formulas, but none give you a solid estimate of your real strength.  Paul’s Strength Powerlifting Calculator compares your lifts against national standards to provide you with a simple score out of 100 points.

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Yoga for Strength Athletes & Powerlifters

Yoga for Strength Athletes & Powerlifters

This post is designed for two types of readers.  Strength athletes — men and women that want to do yoga to gain range of motion and flexibility.  It’s a wake-up call to all those bendy, skinny yoga teachers who struggle working with strength athletes.  For my fellow yoga teachers, I’ll warn you that some of comments in this post will be a shock to you.  I know you don’t have many people like me in your classes, and you should be wondering why.  This post is all about the #blindprejudice some yoga teachers have against strength athletes and powerlifters.

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Healthy Huevos Rancheros

Healthy Huevos Rancheros Recipe

Huevos Rancheros is the Mexican variation of the traditional American breakfast.  Instead of ham, bacon, eggs, and pancakes, huevos rancheros features eggs, tortillas, beans, and salsa.  Our recipe removes all of the unhealthy elements, balances out the macros, and makes this a healthy breakfast knockout.  Plus it tastes awesome and is super simple to make.

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Nutrition Alexandria VA – 10 Rules that All Diets Follow

Nutrition Alexandria VA.  We surveyed the top 100 selling diets and compiled the top 10 rules that all diets follow.  Featuring a slide deck, infographics, 10 videos, and over 2000 words this comprehensive article will help jump start your weight loss or muscle gain journey.

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The Get Healthy Stay Healthy Guide

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.

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Functional Movement Screen

FMS Functional Movement Screen YBT Y-Balance Test

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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10X Strength and Conditoining Workout

10X Strength and Conditioning

10is a Strength and Conditioning Workout which we scaled for beginners, intermediate, advanced, and expert level athletes.  If you are looking for a gym that you can workout twice a week to get you strong and into great shape… you’ve come to the right place.  Find out who won our January 10X Competition.

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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

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.”

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Top 7 Book on Fitness, Yoga, CrossFit

Books on Yoga Personal Training Mobility Strength CrossFit

I’ve been reading books on Yoga, CrossFit, and Movement for 10 years. Here is my review of the top 115 books on books on CrossFit, Mobility, Yoga, Physical Therapy, Mobility and Personal Training.

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