For CrossFit, Personal Training & Mobility Training
If you are interested in learning more about our CrossFit Class, personal training, or joining Sand and Steel, you have come to the right place. The articles are sorted in order of importance, so check the ones on top first.
New Member Overview: Thinking about Joining Sand & Steel Fitness? Learn more about our CrossFit classes, personal training, and community events.
Electronic access control system. Electronic Access Controls provides enhanced security for the gym. It also allows us to provide you access to the gym remotely, and prevents over-crowding of the gym.
Satisfaction Guaranteed. We care about your feedback. We provide a weekly drawing every week for any clients that provide feedback via this form.Should any session fail to live up to our promises please let us know. Win a $10 gift card just for sharing your feedback with us (weekly raffle).
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.
Should I Take Personal Training & CrossFit Classes Together?
In a word — YES. We recommend taking at least one personal training, one mobility class, and one CrossFit class per week. Personal Training to teach you the foundations, mobility to improve your flexibility and control, CrossFit to improve your conditioning.
CrossFit Workout Planning
Much of the success of a CrossFit Class Workout comes down to planning & scaling your workout carefully. Coach Paul Explains How It’s Done.
Zero Tolerance Policy
There is no justification for ANY Discrimination, Bullying, or Creating a Poisoned Workout Environment. One Gym, One Community, One People.
Safely Managing a Barbell in your CrossFit Gym
Welcome to Paul’s Guide to Safely Managing a Barbell in your CrossFit gym. The following Barbell Guide applies to CrossFit Sand & Steel, but you will find the information applicable to your home CrossFit gym as well.
Getting Started – Personal Training Alexandria VA
Sand and Steel’s Guide to Getting Started with a Personal Training Program in Springfield VA. What to Expect, What It Costs, and How to Get Started.
Our Pledge to be the Safest, Cleanest Gym in Alexandria
Our operating plan to stay safe and maintain a clean environment for all gym members in Alexandria. Because a cleaner gym, is a healthier gym.
ACFT Workout Plan and Program Overview
ACFT Workout Plan and Program Overview. Precise instructions on how to train to improve your scores on all 6 Army Combat Fitness Test Events. Plus a complete training program to help you Ace the ACFT.
CrossFit Workout Sneakers
Looking for a good pair of CrossFit sneakers or Powerlifting shoes (lifters) for your next workout? This quick guide will answer all your questions.
Parking, Metro, and Bus Travel Guide
Driving to Sand and Steel Fitness? Walking from or Parking in the Van Dorn Metro? Taking the AT-7 Bus? Review our Quick Guide and Video to Make your Workout Stress Free.
Finding the Best Powerlifting Gym in Alexandria VA
Whether you are travelling or just looking for a new gym in Alexandria VA, Coach Paul breaks down how to find the best gym in your local area.
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Booking an Owner’s Training Session
Booking an Owners Session is a simple three-step process. Here’s what you need to do