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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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How To Build Strong Quad’s At Home

You are stuck at home. You feel your quad muscles slowly diminishing as you are limited with the weights you have at-home right now.  Thanks to this viral pandemic. But I'm here to show you how to build strong quads at home! It's a frustration for many to build quad strength, let alone during these stay-at-home order's.  I know a lot of people are still working out at home until Covid-19 settles down again, and it becomes very limiting with...

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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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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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How to Do a Pull Up Seminar: Core Strength Needed!

https://youtu.be/j3VY88-0km0 This past winter, Dr. Jared Shoemaker, inmotionsmj.com, and I held a Barn Gym Series event at the sheSTRENGTH Barn for men and women in the area to learn about the core strength, shoulder positions, and mobility needed to do a pull up safely, effectively, and AT ALL.  Pull up's are a beast many aspire to complete, but few actually do. What most people don't realize is core strength enables proper shoulder position, which are the main factors in the...

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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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17-Year Old Gets Her First Bar Muscle Up!

https://youtu.be/6yyDk3eXT6s After a year and a half of working core strength, shoulder stability, and timing, Kennedy, 17, got her first assisted bar muscle up! She has big dreams of competing in CrossFit and we are slowly working our way to that goal! Kennedy follows my sheSTRENGTH programming at home, and at my barn a few days a week. We focused on scap stability, shoulder positioning, grip strength, core control, hip strength/power, pulling strength and positions, and endurance. —— To find out more...

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