Steel Strength & Conditioning


February 23, 2018

CrossFit Open 18.1 – Tips and Strategy

18.1 is finally here! And with it we have a new movement – the DB Hang Clean & Jerk. A 20-minute AMRAP is formed with the combination of these DB Hang Clean & Jerks as well as Toe-to-Bars and Rowing.   18.1 is:   8 Toes-to-Bar 10 (5ea) DB Hang

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Ring Muscle-Up
November 16, 2017

How to prepare for The CrossFit Open

The CrossFit Open. It can be great fun and a rewarding experience. It can also be a big slice of humble pie. Whether you chicken-winged your way over the bar for your first muscle-up or came well below your goal placing – there are highs and lows for everyone during

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Loaded barbell
October 31, 2017

5 things you need to know before your first competition

Your first competition. Whether you nervously pressed that sign up button yourself or your friend conned you into it; you’re committed now. So what do you need to know? There are many factors that contribute to a successful competition day. And they are not all based on your placing on

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October 19, 2017

“Over-pacing” workouts

Workouts come with many challenges. It can be the weight of the barbell or a movement you suck at – various things contribute to the difficulty of a workout or event. Pacing your workout can maximize your output and help give you the best score/time/results you are capable of. However

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October 10, 2017

HOW TO stop powering everything & start squatting it

The article Stop powering everything; start squatting it addresses the trouble of always power snatching/cleaning instead of performing the full lifts. The problems that arise from it and the dent in your progress you will see can be severe. If you struggle to actively pull under the bar there some tips below

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