Category: Blog Entry

  • Lincoln wasn’t an instant success. You don’t have to be either.

    As we all know Abraham Lincoln ran for elected office in the Illinois State Legislature in 1832 and lost, officially ending his political career. He returned back home where by day he was a well known lawyer, and by night, a savage vampire hunter… — If you were a student in my American History class…

  • Valentine’s Day Special, Coach Sage + CSCS, February Social, and More News!

    Greetings, friend! We are closing in on the end of week 1 of our new training block and I hope you’ve been feeling great from the workouts! Keep reading below to learn about some news and upcoming events both inside and outside the gym in the next few weeks and months! Sage Dovale: Certified Strength…

  • February 5 – March 2 Programming explained

    Always an exciting time to begin a brand new block of training! Keep reading below to learn where we will be headed over the next 4 weeks! Week 1 Day 1, Week 2 Day 6, Week 3 Day 5, Week 4 Day 4COORDINATION: AgilitySTRENGTH: Speed, Speed Strength, MaximalENERGY SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT (ESD): Aerobic Learning how to…

  • Client Spotlight: Ritesh Shah

    I’m guessing that if you continued doing the same things over and over again in the gym and  never saw results, you’d probably be confused and frustrated with how you spent your time and energy. Well, if you are like current Steelworks Strength Systems client, Ritesh Shah, I’m probably right.   You see, Ritesh had…

  • NO Limitations. No expectations.

    Limitations and Expectations are two powerful metaphysical forces that impact our lives. And I ain’t talking in the positive way. Limitations and expectations are are two of many manifestations that spring from our brain’s hippocampus, the creative center.  This is the part of the brain that allows us to take information from previous experiences and…

  • Fix Low Back Pain (and more!) with the Standing KEttlebell Hip Flexor Raise

    Here’s a really simple exercise featured in our current block of programming. The standing KB hip flexor raise. If you find yourself tight in the hips or suffer from frequent low back pain.  This might be just the movement you need. With many of us sitting for long stretches of time, our hip flexors become…

  • Be Useful

    I should lift weights, because it will make ME stronger. I should run, because it will make ME fitter. I should eat better foods, because it will make ME healthier. All of these statements are true. But why then is it so hard for some us to take action for OURSELVES? It’s easier to give…

  • ELEMENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL FITNESS PROGRAM THAT DON’T SEEM TO MAKE SENSE.

    There are a lot of ways to improve your fitness and we recognize that there are some things that work well for some people and other things that work well for other people. However, there are some common principles that we’ve noticed over the last decade that seem to repeat and again and again that…

  • January 8 – February 3, 2024 Programming Explained

    Yet another 4 weeks has come and gone! Where will the Steelworks faithful be heading in their next block of training??!! Keep reading below to find out! Week 1 Day 1, Week 2 Day 6, Week 3 Day 5, Week 4 Day 4COORDINATION: AGILITYSTRENGTH: SPEED, SPEED STRENGTH, POWER, MAXIMALCONDITIONING: AEROBIC A plyometric complex helping you…

  • Weightlifting Fix: The No Hook, No Brush, No FEET Snatch

    Find yourself jumping forward as you receive your snatches? Join Steelworks Strength Systems’ Founder, Brian Terpak, as he breaks down a really powerful technique drill to develop stronger snatches: the No Hook, No Brush, No Feet Snatch!