Ross H.’s First Weightlifting Meet!

Big congrats to Steelworks Strength Systems Weightlifting program athlete, Ross H. for going 6/6 in his first weightlifting meet, hitting 71 kilos on the snatch and 90 kilos in the clean and jerk!!!! Ross started weightlifting back in February and with a few months under his belt finally decided to throw his hat into the…

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The Value of Single Leg Movements

SLOW TEMPO=LONG BURN Yesterday’s Performance  strength session included some strict handstand push-ups and slow tempo dumbbell split squats. Single leg or arm work is a great way to iron out strength deficiencies between sides.  Throw in a slow descent and ascent and you get a nice pump and a sweet burn, guaranteed to craft your legs into…

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Learn Olympic Weightlifting at Steelworks Strength Systems

Kyle’s been crushing it in our Fitness program for the last 5 months.  👊💪. Yesterday, in preparation for his move to our Performance program, Kyle learned how to snatch, clean, and jerk. Not too shabby for his first day!!! Looking for a gym that teaches you how to move well and feel great?!  Look no further than…

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How to Keep the Chest Over the Bar During the Second Pull in the Snatch or Clean

If you are having trouble keeping your chest over the bar during the second pull of your snatch or clean and therefore using you posterior chain ineffectively, today’s little drill/cue might be for you! If you’ve got questions about how to improve your snatch, clean, and/or jerk technique and/or you’d like to learn how you…

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Fun and PRs at Barbells and Brewskis – Spring 2018

Lots of fun and PRs at this Saturday’s Barbells and Brewskis event! Wish I was quicker on the camera to capture some of these shiny new personal records! (If you were at the event and got a PR on video, please send it to me!) Brie added 3 kilos to her snatch PR for 66…

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Crushing It at Steelworks Strength Systems!

Whether you are looking to get “swole” or lean for the summer, you can bet our programs at Steelworks Strength Systems are the perfect solution! Our workouts are carefully designed to push you with the right amount of intensity to help you build lean muscle and burn fat, safely! Fill out the form below and…

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Building Stability and Athleticism through Cocontractions

Being able to control rapid movements is not only an important part of athletic success, but also upgraded living; life throws curve balls at us from time to time and we need to be able to physically react when needed. The forces acting on an implement (dumbbell, kettlebell, barbell, hell even a soccer ball) in…

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Improving Jumping and Sprinting: Box Drops

Before we can run, we must learn to walk. Before we can jump, we must learn to drop. Steelworks Individualized Programming client, Daniel P, is not only preparing for the summer volleyball season and miles of running, but he is also coming back from an ACL injury. After weeks of rehab, he’s been  slowly rebuilding here…

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Improving Running through Reflexive Strength Training

Human beings were made to run. It is one of the simplest most elemental movement patterns that we can do. However, do not let running’s seeming simplicity fool you: running can be just as technical any sport. Steelworks Strength System’s Individualized Programming client, Nick K, is focused on becoming a better runner. To achieve this…

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Foster Care Awareness Charity Workout

Really proud to be a part of Foster Care Awareness Month and benefit the good work of The Monkey and the Elephant. What’s better than getting a good workout and making a donation to a great cause? Join us Sunday May 20 at 10:00 am for a challenging, yet fun workout.  $10 donation fee.  All proceeds go…

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