She Strength Warriors – Nov 2019

WAKE-UP CALL BRINGS WELLNESS For more than 25 years, Nellie Curiel has dedicated herself to making sure the IT systems at Hutchinson Community College run smoothly. Troubleshooting, upgrading, and maintaining were things that she did very well, but when it came to her own systems, her body, she had checked out.“I never really was physically active after high school, and my time in the military. Of course, I got pretty fit in the Army during basic training, but afterwards? Not...

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She Strength Warriors – Oct 2019

MICHELE MEANS BUSINESS Finding Fitness at Fifty Michele Vaughan was the definition of a busy mother. She homeschooled her two children, and ran a business with her husband. There was little time, if any, for herself every day. So when her children left home, she asked herself, “What’s next?”“I was 48 at the time, and realized I would be 50 before I knew it. I had this epiphany. I wasn’t going to live forever, and I had grandchildren who I wanted...

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She Strength Warriors – September 2019

NAVIGATING THE CURVES SheStrength Approach Has Your Back Realtor Traci Ratzlaff knows a thing or two about working hard and being disciplined, especially when life throws you a curveball. But it was the curvature in her spine, scoliosis, that kept her from achieving her fitness goals--at least before she met Lifestyle Coach and Personal Trainer Anna Woods of SheStrength.“I have scoliosis, with three curves in my spine. I only naturally develop muscle on one side of my back, and it pulls...

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She Strength Warriors – August 2019

NEW TRICKS, LASTING RESULTS Right Coach, Mindset Make the Difference At nearly 60 years of age, Gwen McClenton had faced many frustrations and setbacks in pursuing better health and wellness.“I was not in the best shape, and I’ve never been a cross fitter, or had athletic aspirations. I just wanted to have good movement, and be able to get up and down off the floor more easily,” said Gwen. “I have quite a library of fitness videos that are gathering dust....

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She Strength Warriors – July 2019

GETTING HER GROOVE BACK Single Mom Finds Strength Within Mothers: we invest so much of ourselves in others, that we bury our own needs, desires and self-worth in the process. But Whitney, a single mom from south-central Kansas, has found a way to fight her way back into her own life--and she wants to encourage others.“My entire life I’ve been focused on other people, my son or family, and I was finally ready to work on me. I’m important too. My...

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