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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...
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    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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ACE-Fitness: Take Your Coaching and Training Business Online

https://youtu.be/Q74JO2GSzWw   Amid the shutdowns and mandated closings of public places to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, personal trainers, group fitness instructors, and health coaches are among those whose livelihoods are in uncharted territory (have taken an unexpected turn). In this live webinar, The American Council on Exercise facilitated an engaging discussion with this panel of experts in online coaching to help you quickly convert your business and revenue to an online service model.   Links to each platform: Flight Wellness (https://www.flightlivefitness.com/ No1...

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ACE-Fitness Webinar: Family Fitness During Covid

https://youtu.be/FLI8mPzJlZM As families shelter in place together, keeping active is a great way to spend family time, decrease stress, and improve overall health – not to mention that it burns a lot of energy. Turn those online video sessions into a family affair. Family fitness experts will share tips to develop engaging and time-efficient programming to support clients who want to or need to exercise as a family – and have fun while doing it! Speaker's Include: Brett Klika, CSCS, CEO of...

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Getting A Win for Your Clients

When teaching a client a new skill, as a personal trainer, you have to find the perfect balance of challenge and also success. You want to get your client a win! You want the client to be pushed outside his or her normal comfort zone, but also want the skill to be modified enough to be completed within a few tries.  I also tell clients "we are going to get a win today!" This means I am setting you...

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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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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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Questions about Training Your Core

Questions we get asked a lot about training your abs/back/core... Q1) Why do low back exercises always hurt my back? A1) Most people load their spine and not their actual core. Getting into proper position is key to do this.   Q2) Why after all these years of doing crunches, do I not have a strong-looking core? A2) Nutrition plays a big part of this. So does hormones. But also learning to train the core in various positions, planes, and ways is key! Crunches...

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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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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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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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American Council on Exercise: Adaptive Fitness for Clients with Special Needs

June 17, 11 am-12 pm//San Diego, CA In this video training led by Anna Woods, an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, owner of SheStrength, author and mother of two children with special needs, you will learn how to lead a client with developmental and/or physical delays through a personal training or small group exercise session. You will discover creative and fun ways to engage and motivate clients in warm-ups, strength training and cardio workouts using various equipment, tools and communication methods. Upon...

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