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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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  • Please record any injuries/medical conditions that will affect my fitness/health pursuits...
  • What are your health/fitness/nutrition goals? Lose weight? If so, how much? Learn how to lift weights? Fight against family history? Get accountability to these goals?
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    I understand I have enrolled in a program of strenuous physical activity including but not limited to aerobic dance, weight training, stationary bicycling, and the use of various strength equipment. I hereby affirm that I am in good physical condition and do not suffer from any disability that would prevent or limit my participation in this exercise program.

    In consideration of my participation in Anna Woods Fitness LLC exercise program, I, for myself, my heirs and assigns, hereby release Anna Woods Fitness LLC (its employees and owners) from any claims, demands, and causes of action arising from my participation in the exercise program. I fully understand that I may injure myself as a result of my participation in this exercise program, and I hereby release Anna Woods LLC from any liability now or in the future, including, but not limited to heart attacks, muscle strains, pulls or tears, broken bones, shin splints, heat prostration, knee/lower back/ foot injuries and other illness, soreness, or injury, however caused, occurring during or after my participation in this exercise program.

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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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Building Strength in Your Driving Leg for Fastpitch

Tess is demonstrating a toe-loading drill in lateral stance.  Implementing the 2nd phase of a pitch, right before take-off and release.  I stole this idea from @Fosterfastpitch on IG. And we have started adding it into your workout routines with various loading patterns.  The concept is learning to load the toe and use the driving legs to force the weight shift through the feet and up the chain, through the glutes/hips.  Toe-loading activates glutes, glutes are POWER.  So learning...

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Power for Fastpitch

Being a fast pitch softball pitcher involves many elements of athleticism.  One of the biggest pieces of addressing athleticism, and therefore increasing speed of the pitch, relates to power.  Building power in an athlete starts from the ground up.  One of the most overlooked pieces of creating power is foot-load.  The athlete has to be able to create and generate force through proper foot-loading before it can translate and travel up the chain as power and speed.  Any slight...

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sheSTRENGTH Bootcamp

https://youtu.be/EwMC0AZn0vQ   July's home workout series via the sheSTRENGTH App and for those who come out to workout with me for classes will be working through a Strong Woman series of movements, cardio, and skills. ALL using equipment or things around the house you have to carry, push, pull, and lift. Learn how to climb a rope. How to properly lift odd objects up off the floor. Learn how to load heavy bags on your shoulder and carry them. Learn how to drag large items...

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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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1-Dumbbell Workout

https://youtu.be/D6QDrbMSYm4   All you need for this cardio burner is 1 dumbbell. Set a timer for 3 sets of 2-minute intervals using the WeTime app. Every 2 minutes, complete: 20 goblet squats, 16 alternating single arm snatch, and 8 dumbbell power cleans. Rest the remainder of the 2-minutes before starting again. Repeat for 3 sets of 2 minutes each. ——- SheSTRENGTH is a fitness app for women. The goal of sheSTRENGTH is to help women find a renewed sense of confidence, strength, and to...

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The BEST Ab Exercises to Reduce Back Pain

Hey! We are excited to invite you to our first Virtual Abs Academy. We want to take time to instruct you how to safely and effectively complete ab workouts/exercises that create a strong core.  Many of the common ab exercises we do can be good for strengthening, but if we load the joints wrong, can lead to injury or overcompensation of muscles causing pain or imbalances. WHICH LEADS TO PAIN. What You Will Get: ($200 VALUE!!) What to do to train...

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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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Adding Miles Per Hour to Her Pitching Velocity

Tess came to me wanting to add miles per hour to her pitching velocity, and improve her endurance.  Before we could do either of those things, we had to improve her movement, positioning, and breathing.  Then we had to pattern those changes into her movement, before adding load and velocity.  As you can see in the pictures above, the pictures on the right, in red, were taken the week we started.  The pictures on the left, in white are...

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plank ab workout

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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