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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?
  • I have filled out this information to the best of my knowledge and believe all written answers to be true. Please sign the form below after reading through the Waiver of Liability form.
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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.

    Anna Woods Fitness LLC has recommended that I consult a physician before I engage in any physical exercise program. I acknowledge that I have done so or that I have chosen not to consult a physician but will begin the exercise program on my own accord.

    I hereby affirm that I have read and fully understand the above.

Sensory Input Prior to a Workout Session

One of the warm-up's I do with clients who have spinal cord injury or sensory struggles to help alert and organize the brain and prepare the body for movement is rolling the areas of the body we will use with a lacrosse ball.  I use moderate intensity of pressure through my hands, depending the sensory input the client states as needing. If the client can roll the ball themselves, then I coach them how to do it on their...

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Making Your Athlete Faster Is NOT “Just Run More”

In this drill, we are focusing on the efficiency of "leaning forward from the ankles" as we jump and hop forward, allowing the clean angle of the body from ankle to shoulders to stay in line as we move--propelling us forward, naturally.  Then we discussed staying tight through the core, glutes and thighs.  We did this drill in 2-foot hops, forward/side/backwards.  As we got better with this movement we tied in the importance of the elbow drive to add...

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Youth Girl’s: Setting up a Lifetime of Fitness

 I want young girl's to find a love for fitness outside of seeing it as something we as women have to do when we get fat.  Or when we hate our bodies or need to burn calories. Or as punishment for mistakes at sports practice or in PE.  I want young girl's to learn to love their bodies for their strength and power and all the amazing things they can do, because of being fit. I want these classes to...

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Core for Throwing: Strength Sessions

As part of our Core for Throwing seminars, the past 4 weeks --Dr. Jared Shoemaker and I  have been working through core strength exercises, positions, and breathing patterns to help young softball players/volleyball players "feel" what using her oblique sling should feel like.  From there we helped the girls find ways to challenge this feeling and build strength that translates into power for anything rotational in sport. Week 1: Week 1 of working with local athletes to build core strength for...

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UPDATED: Girls’ Winter Core Strength Classes

 When: Monday's/Thurday's (February 4, 8, 11, 15, 18,  22, 25, 3/1, ) Where: sheSTRENGTH by Anna Woods Fitness Barn Gym Cost: $100/child, Classes are 45 minutes long Masks required* Age 10+ Years of Age Limited Class Size to 5 Participants/First Come, First Serve. About the Presenter: Anna Woods, ACE CPT, HCC Women’s Softball S&C Coach, sheSTRENGTH               ...

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Strength for Throwing

Strength for Thrower's Class-Session 1-(SOLD OUT) When: Dec. 2, 9, 16, 30 at 6 PM Where: InMotion Spine Muscle Joint (inmotionsmj.com) Cost: $110/child Masks required* Age 12+ Years of Age Limited Class Size to 5 Participants/First Come, First Serve. Strength for Thrower's Class-Session 2 (3 spots open) When: Dec. 9, 16, 30, Jan 6 at 5:15 PM Where: InMotion Spine Muscle Joint (inmotionsmj.com) Cost: $110/child Masks required* Age 12+ Years of Age Limited Class Size to 5 Participants/First Come, First...

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sheSTRENGTH Warriors: Meet Justin

Photographer Gets Another Shot  From Rock Bottom to Photographer Photographer Justin Lister is a master of light and composition--capturing his subjects with beauty and strength. But Justin’s own light was growing dim. Chronic health issues had plagued him for years, and his body was no longer able to keep up with the demands of hauling around heavy equipment to photo shoots.   “An autoimmune disease wrecked my kidney, and I eventually ended up needing a transplant. I’ve also had major issues with my...

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What We Eat in 7 Days

Collagen Peptides. Spiced Chai Latte. Hot water Kids: Gluten-free toast. Greek yogurt. Oranges/Apples. Dark Chocolate chips. Follow along on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/shestrength/) as I share what the kids' and I eat everyday to stay healthy and fueled without feeling deprived. BREAKFAST I typically fast everyday til about noon, so chai' tea and collagen are my morning go-to. The kids alternate various breakfast items, but we try to have something similar everyday including: yogurt, fruits, proteins, whole grain carbs.  The kids will drink 1/2, 100%...

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She Strength Warriors Oct 2020

Strength for the Community Continuity of Workouts Helps Foundation Leader Stay Strong   When the COVID-19 pandemic forced gyms and other workout facilities to shut down in March 2020, everyone felt the disappointment. From gym owners to exercise seekers, fitness took a tumble at a time that people needed it most.   “I was doing so well working out regularly with Anna, and I was feeling great. When our community shut down in order to protect people from the coronavirus, I was worried that...

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A FULL Body Calorie Burning Workout in 10-Minutes

https://youtu.be/aXdjnX7xeOM If you want a full-body, guaranteed to make you sore, 10-minute, workout, KEEP READING. This is a great workout to do in a pinch when you want to combine cardio and strength training.  Plus it targets ab and arms. Here's how it works: Set a timer and keep track of how long it takes you to complete: 3 Sets of- 12 wall balls’, 9 medicine ball sit ups, 6 push ups, 3 toes to bar and 200 m run —— Equipment you will...

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