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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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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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What Are BETTER Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis?

A: With any injury it is best to seek the guidance of a medical professional. But in terms of how we work to prevent PF in my gym, we focus on diaphragmatic breathing exercises using DNS principles, as well as core stability movements/positions. ——— To learn more about the specific exercises, how to do them, how often do them, etc. visit: shestrength.com

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sheSTRENGTH Adaptive: Autism and Exercise

https://youtu.be/JAC3gM-MFOA Mr. Landon and I played CandyLand with my son, Blake. Blake and Landon both have special needs. Autism and Down Syndrome. Despite these diagnosis, these 2 boys are exercising with me using the game CandyLand. Every card space has a different exercise and rep scheme assigned to it. The boys worked through the board game completing each exercise before moving to the next. For example, if they landed on red, they were assigned 10 rows with a band. When they...

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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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Cardio for Fat Loss + Metabolism: Virtual Barn Gym Series

We've all been sitting more. Eating more carbs with added stress. Drinking more alcohol. Worked out less.  And WE ARE ALL FEELING IT. But with the world slowly reopening, we have to put on our work pants, swimsuits, and jean shorts again here soon...so we better kick it in gear by checking our metabolism.  And doing it quickly!  Make sure the workouts you are doing are worth your while and are helping improve your overall health, endurance, and to...

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weight loss

What Losing 7 lbs. in 3 Weeks Looks Like

What does losing 7 lbs in 3 weeks feel like?? Day 1: I want to workout at home, when I can, between work hours.  I have some dumbbells, a band, and a foam roller.  I want to lose weight.  I'm so ashamed of where I've gotten with my health.   Day 21: I'm down 7 lbs! I've been working out a few days a week.  And I can feel my body changing. The virtual workouts are really helpful, to follow along live...

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10-Minute Cardio Calorie-Burner

https://youtu.be/oETmmIXkI4A 10 Minutes, guaranteed to burn the fat away!  You can do it!! I know you are stuck at home. Can't get to a gym. Eating all the carbs. Drinking all the alcohol. Stressed to the max with the kids' homework. Trying to work your own hours for a job. WORKOUTS ARE THE LAST THING YOU ARE MOTIVATED TO DO. But, you know you only have 10 minutes, you feel like crap, don't want to gain anymore weight, and you...

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cardio seminar

Cardio for Fat Loss Workout

https://youtu.be/AZ9KC0KCANE I had a lot of people asking me about sample cardio and fat-burning workouts from my article I posted earlier, Cardio Workouts for Fat Loss and Metabolism So to better help you understand, here is a sample, aerobic workout, meaning you work in a lower heart rate for longer periods of time.  "with oxygen" = aerobic--A good guideline to follow is you can still carry a conversation on while doing the workout, but you can only get in 1-2 words at...

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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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