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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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Trying out a variation of Landmine Cossack squats, today. . Try and rotate through torso, keep hips square and spine stiff through abdominal pressure. Load foot fully into the floor.🔥 . I competed 5x5 per side. I had my #tennis and #softball athletes in mind with this movement variation. Can’t wait to have them try it. https://youtu.be/xe0pd7R62qE  

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These sheSTRENGTH lady athletes are KILLING it!! I have had the AMAZING opportunity the past week and weekend to watch these young ladies compete in the sports they love. We work weekly on making each of them better athletes inside and out, to be able to compete like they are, at the top of their game. —- I am so proud of them both, and consider it a huge gift that they allow me to be a part of their individual strength...

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LIVE Q & A: How much protein should I eat?

Q: How much protein should I eat? A: I typically recommend 3 x 30 g of protein a day as a minimum, for women.  This is a good starting point, as many don't eat enough protein to sustain muscle growth and body fat reduction.  Protein also helps stave off hunger and sweet cravings.  Lean choices are obviously the best option.   To receive a customized nutrition plan and workout to meet your goals, visit: shestrength.com

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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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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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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

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