3 Postural Drills that Every Runner Needs: The “A”, “B”, and “C” Skips

If you want your runs to feel smoother, easier, and faster, check out today’s video.  No matter your ability level, these three drills will improve your efficiency and reduce your chances of suffering an injury. Want to learn how else Steelworks Strength Systems can help your running or any aspect of your fitness?  Fill out…

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July 6 Outdoor Class Cancellations

If you haven’t had the chance to look out your window in the last few hours, tonight’s weather is making us cancel our 5:30 and 6:30 pm Outdoor Fitness Classes. We’ll be looking to start up our first set of outdoor workouts this Wednesday July 8!  Fingers crossed for better weather!

New Outdoor Fitness Classes

Steelworks Strength Systems is really excited to announce the beginning of our Outdoor Fitness program! What:  Outdoor Fitness Classes utilizing the Steelworks Methodology of Training.  Classes will involve Kettlebells, Medicine Balls, Jump Rope, and Bodyweight Movements/Plyometrics….(maybe Barbells?….) Who:  Everyone!  Our workouts are capable of modification depending on your ability level. When:  Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday…

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Reopening Steelworks, Safely

Good morning, everyone! So far the city of Philadelphia is moving forward with the next phase of Green this Friday, July 3.  I am super excited about this news as Steelworks Strength Systems gets to resume its mission of helping people live healthier and happier lives! Obviously, how we operate classes will be a little different…

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New Seniors of Steel Program Coming to Steelworks!

We are super excited to be announcing the creation of our latest specialty class for folks over the age of 60! In mid February we trialed a one-time class and the feedback was so positive that we just had to create a standalone program.  Check out this short little video of what are participants experienced…

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WHY PLAY MATTERS

When was the last time you “played”? As we become older, we have few opportunities (and time and desire!) to perform some of the movements we did when we were kids. Somersaults, rolling, crawling, skipping….a mature adult doesn’t have time for that, right? Wrong. Your body craves moving in new ways, no matter your age.…

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The Next Evolution of Steelworks Strength Systems

You have spoken.  I have listened. Thank you to those of you who completed the recent Client Survey.  Your honest feedback regarding your experiences here at Steelworks Strength Systems gave me much to reflect upon over the last two weeks. My number one goal is, and always has been, to provide a training experience that…

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When Injuries Strike, What’s your “Plan B”?

Two weeks ago, Steelworks Weightlifting Club member, Andrew B, suffered a bit of a setback. After a set of snatches, he noticed that a tight and painful sensation running from the top of his scapula up into his neck. This pain made it very hard for him to rotate his head from side to side,…

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4 Strategies to Cultivate Mental Resiliency

Let’s be real: with any worthwhile strength and conditioning program, there will be suffering. Building your body up requires breaking it down first. Unfortunately, there is no way around the discomfort of a hard workout. However, there is a better way through the “pain cave.” By employing a variety of mental strategies developed through the…

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The Benefit of Change of Direction Drills on Your Fitness

In most sports, the ability to change directions is one of many skills necessary to ensure victory on the court or field. However, if balanced fitness is your goal, including change of direction work in your training is beneficial. Show me someone who can change directions well and I’ll show you someone: Who has a…

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