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Welcome to the sheSTRENGTH Squad!

Please fill out the information below to the best of your knowledge. And we will get started! I can NOT wait to meet you and introduce you to our sheSTRENGTH Squad. Ready to gain new confidence and strength?? Let's do it. See you soon, Anna

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The BEST Ab Workout in Under 10 Minutes

https://youtu.be/Ul1bAr6UrFA This workout is part of our 30-Day Virtual Abs Academy Challenge.  Every week you will receive 5-6 workouts with a cool-down and warm-up routine.  Meal and recipe ideas.  Low-back pain protocol to follow.  Daily coaching/accountability.  AND you can start/stop whenever you want.  Workouts take less than 15-minutes and do NOT require equipment. Give this one a try: 4 Sets: Hold side bridge up: x :10 seconds (right) Hold side bridge up x :10 seconds (left) Hold hollow rock x :10 seconds ...

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Everything you NEED TO KNOW About Losing Belly Fat

We are here to clear up the air about everything you NEED TO KNOW about losing belly fat.  It's no surprise that "how to lose belly fat, fast" is one of the top searched Google phrases, every year.  Closely following that is "how to get abs" and "how to lose weight."  These are GREAT questions and ones that we think are often answered incorrectly.  Because the answer's to these questions are multi-layered. So to start off...the suggestions that most fitness...

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Questions about Training Your Core

Questions we get asked a lot about training your abs/back/core... Q1) Why do low back exercises always hurt my back? A1) Most people load their spine and not their actual core. Getting into proper position is key to do this.   Q2) Why after all these years of doing crunches, do I not have a strong-looking core? A2) Nutrition plays a big part of this. So does hormones. But also learning to train the core in various positions, planes, and ways is key! Crunches...

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How to Do a Pull Up Seminar: Core Strength Needed!

https://youtu.be/j3VY88-0km0 This past winter, Dr. Jared Shoemaker, inmotionsmj.com, and I held a Barn Gym Series event at the sheSTRENGTH Barn for men and women in the area to learn about the core strength, shoulder positions, and mobility needed to do a pull up safely, effectively, and AT ALL.  Pull up's are a beast many aspire to complete, but few actually do. What most people don't realize is core strength enables proper shoulder position, which are the main factors in the...

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Easy Abs at Home

https://youtu.be/VcNMtj9WP-g Easy abs at home. All you need is 1 dumbbell and a small space for a mat. This workout series will be focused on working the oblique slings of muscle and tissue/fascia running from shoulder to hips.  These are movements we most associate with baseball and softball players, throwers in any sports, runner's, as as well as with everyday movements like walking or reaching. The 2 movements are: Deadbug with 1-weight Side Bridge Up's Deadbug with 1-weight main goals are to...

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The ONE Cue to Get Rid of Low Belly Pooch

There is one cue we can give you to change EVERYTHING about how you change the appearance of your abs.  I think the thing we hear the most is, "How do I get rid of low belly pooch?" Especially if you have carried a child or are menopausal, THIS is the BIGGEST complaint.  And unfortunately doing more ab exercises WILL NOT change it, in fact, some of the ab exercises you are doing actually could be making it worse.  In...

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Bye Bye to Back Fat!

This month we've been focused specifically on losing back fat.  AND IT IS WORKING!! The women in my app are losing pounds and inches, PLUS finding confidence to wear summer clothes they haven't worn in a while.  AND I'm SO excited to share!   The workouts are targeted toward this area with strength training, cardio, and ab exercises 4-5 days a week.  All of my clients have been working out at home with dumbbells and bands and are getting results like...

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Reebok Panel: How to Run An Effective Virtual Gym

https://youtu.be/VSzqWGNy39s Reebok CrossFit One: How to run an Effective Virtual Class / Gym I had the huge pleasure to share on my experience with running a virtual gym as part of Reebok's #LIFTUPMYTRAINER Series on their Reebok page at: reebok.com/ See the information below. Panelists i. Xavier Quimbo - Founder Speed Play ii. Artemis Scantalides – Founder EmpowerU Online Coaching iii. Matt Kafora -  "Performance Program Director” & owner of 7 Orangetheory Fitness locations in AZ. iv. Ben Camara – Remote Coach v. Denise Thomas – Head Coach...

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American Council on Exercise: Adaptive Fitness for Clients with Special Needs

June 17, 11 am-12 pm//San Diego, CA In this video training led by Anna Woods, an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, owner of SheStrength, author and mother of two children with special needs, you will learn how to lead a client with developmental and/or physical delays through a personal training or small group exercise session. You will discover creative and fun ways to engage and motivate clients in warm-ups, strength training and cardio workouts using various equipment, tools and communication methods. Upon...

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Cardio Workouts for Fat Loss and Metabolism

https://youtu.be/mxdRLWpuOYo Part 2 of sheSTRENGTH Barn Gym Series, with the focus on how to initiate fat loss most effectively with cardio workouts.  We discussed the various metabolic pathways-glycogenic, phosphogenic, and aerobic. We talked about how they can be applied to various cardio workouts. And how combining fasting, lowered acidity and pH internally, adding in strength training, and these cardio templates, one could help improve their resting metabolic rate.  Each person who attended went home with a road map, calendar, nutrition...

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