A guide to optimizing your Barbell Deadlift Starting Position. We examine the starting position of two very different lifters.
Online Personal Training is a great solution for seniors that want to work out at home. Paul sits down with Julia to discuss her experience with Sand & Steel’s Online Personal Training program for seniors.
25 CrossFit CrossFit Workout Programming Examples. A comprehensive article covering almost every type of CrossFit workout we do in Alexandria VA. If you are a CrossFit Coach you’ll find this article very helpful for adding variation to your CrossFit Classes. If you’re new to CrossFit, this article will help you understand the various types of workouts available to your CrossFit Coach. We cover esoteric workouts like Fight Gone Bad & Death by Reps. Workouts standards like Tabata and Hi-Low are explained in detail. And of course we’ll share programming tips on fancier variations such as AMRAP with Buy-in.
Rock Blades Graston Scraping IASTM. Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization: A beginner’s guide to what it is, how it works, and which tools to pick.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At Sand & Steel, the majority of my clients are 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. It becomes harder 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.
25 Strategies for developing a personalized workout program. You asked, we answered… everything you want to know about our personalized workout plans.
Scaling is a training principle of CrossFit where we preserve the intended stimulus of the workout, but we modify the load, reps, or technical requirements of the exercise to make it better for you. Scaling is also called adjusting or modifying a workout. To successfully provide a workout that is accessible to beginners and advanced athletes, we consider the scalability of the workout from the outset of its design. Here is the same workout in three different levels.