She Strength Warriors – Mar 2020

Affordable, Effective, Convenient Busy Professional Finds a Way to Stay Fit Whitney Asher had been active nearly her whole life, but after college, a busy schedule pushed fitness to the back burner. “After college, I fell into some poor health routines. I fell out of shape. I made some good efforts on my own to lose weight and get back in shape, but I didn’t want to have to think about what to do.” Whitney found out about SheStrength by Anna Woods Fitness...

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She Strength Warriors – Feb 2020

WORKING OUT SMARTER Crossfit Fan Avoids Injury with SheStrength To achieve maximum fitness results, one must train harder, faster and for longer amounts of time, right? Or is there a better way? Brooke Young had reached a crossroads in her crossfit career, and had a decision to make: to keep doing what she was doing, or try something new. “I was really tired of feeling like I had to lift these heavy weights constantly. The prospect of getting hurt was very real....

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She Strength Warriors – Jan 2020

BETTER FITNESS THROUGH PROPER FORM Busy Mom Spends Less Time Exercising, Sees More Improvement Lisa Goetz has been lifting weights and leading an active lifestyle for more than three decades, but she realized there was still more to learn. “I was looking for something that worked better with my schedule. The Crossfit classes I was going to were great, but my children’s activity schedules made it harder and harder to attend. A friend of mine and two co-workers both recommended the SheStrength...

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She Strength Warriors – Dec 2019

SMASHING STEREOTYPES Young Athlete Gains Wisdom in the Weightroom Young, healthy and strong: probably not three words that come to mind when you envision someone who needs a personal trainer, right? We tend to think of someone out of shape, perhaps a little more seasoned in life, and definitely someone who isn’t already strong on their own. But 16-year-old Kennedy Miller is used to defying stereotypes. “I’ve done a lot of different sports, like track and volleyball. But I wanted to do...

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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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