Functional Nutrition Seminar at Steelworks

Have you reached a plateau in your training?  Can’t seem to lose that pesky body fat or make any more gains in your lifts?  Not sure what foods you should be eating or how much or when? Luckily for you, we will be hosting a nutrition seminar here at Steelworks Strength Systems on Sunday May 6,…

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Steelworks Competes at the 2018 Kilodelphia Open

Congrats to Missy King (6 for 6, 104 kg total), Steph McKay (4 for 6, 111 kg total), Brie Ogletree (6 for 6, 138 kg total), and Tricia Light (4 for 6 142 kg total) for their outstanding performances at the 2018 Kilodelphia Open. Want to learn more about our Weightlifting Program?  Fill out the…

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Neurokinetic Therapy Assessment – Elbow Pain

Steelworks client, Gabby M., had recently been complaining of pain in her elbow when she would receive a barbell in a clean (elbow and shoulder flexion). — Anyone in a serious strength and conditioning program will from time to time suffer pain or discomfort.  Pain can be a great teacher as it helps point to…

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New T-Shirt PREODER

Steelworks Strength Systems is a Movement about movement.  A central tenet of that movement is to do things well, to move with precision, care, and focus. That is why we are really excited about our latest apparel offering. To live each day well and in a state of striving to achieve one’s fullest potential is…

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Fixing the Squat: Mobility or Stability?

Lack of range of motion is not always an issue of mobility, but rather positioning and stability.  Colin has been struggling to achieve adequate depth in his squats.  I ran him through a screen and assessment protocol to determine what the problem really was.  We looked at his ankle range of motion and found that…

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Barbells and Brewskis – Spring 2018

What better way to celebrate the full blossoming of Spring than with another edition of Barbells and Brewskis??? Here’s how the event works: Shoot for a new personal record snatch. Shoot for a new personal record clean and jerk. Drink delicious beer. Converse with really cool people. Mark your calendar. We’ll be hosting the event…

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Know Your Brewerytown Businesses – Andrew’s Pack

Andrew’s Pack is your one stop shop for all of your dog sitting and walking needs! All Steelworks clients who have a pooch of their own are encouraged to check out the shop. My dog, Ebba, has an absolute blast there! Watch the video and learn more about Andrew’s story.

Join the Steelworks Weightlifting Team!

Are you a weightlifter who is absolutely frustrated with your lack of progress?  Have you tried a number of gyms and online programs and still can’t seem to make improvements in your snatch, clean, and jerk? Steelworks Strength Systems’ Olympic Weightlifting program is the answer. If you are a serious seeker of your own athletic potential,…

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Technique Tuesdays – Rachel’s New 1 RM Split Jerk

Big congrats on this Technique Tuesday goes to Rachel K. for hitting a new 1 RM split jerk at 60 kilos (132 pounds)!  Check out what made this lift a PR lift as we break down her technique!!! If you are struggling to see improvements in your snatch, clean, and jerk, then you need to join…

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When and Why You Should Stop Using Belts and Sleeves in Weightlifting.

You like lifting heavy weights, right? Who doesn’t?! Do you like lifting HEAVIER weights and would you like to lift those weights well into your 40s, 50s, 60s??? If that is the case, put your fancy belt and knee sleeves away. Yes, you heard me correctly: If you want to eventually lift heavier than you…

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