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Anna Woods

sheSTRENGTH 5k Run/Walk Plan

A 5K run and walk plan that is doable, easy to follow and includes core workouts, foam rolling, and mobility work. This plan is great for beginners and teaches you how to map out a week of training without overdoing it or getting injured. How to Follow This Plan: You

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sheSTRENGTH Adaptive
Anna Woods

Adaptive Fitness: Power of Good Music & a Ball

Keeping it simple and fun. As a personal trainer on a budget, I bought this red ball for $2 at Wal-Mart paired with a great 1960’s playlist on Spotify, and I used a little creativity to encourage physical activity, engagement, increased heart rate, good laughter, eye-hand coordination, and reaction times

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Anna Woods

Adaptive Fitness with Braden: Dumbbell Control

People with low motor control, such as Brayden, who has ASD, struggle with safely using dumbbells, especially in overhead movements. As a trainer/coach, I’ve learned that providing a target for the client to reach toward with his dumbbells helps him keep control. In this video, I lessen as many of

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Anna Woods

Adaptive Fitness: Weighted Baseball

When working with clients who dislike the word “fitness” or “exercise” with every fiber of his or her being, the trainer/coach has to get creative with implementing “fitness/exercise” into his daily activity. For this man, I brought in a weighted PVC pipe (full of beans) and a playground ball. We

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Anna Woods

There Are Teardrops on My Guitar

Thanks for everything, Allie!! We wish you the best in your future at Washburn University. Taylor Swift would be jamming from the gym speakers as you walked into workout and you would know who the instructor for the class was going to be, immediately! Allie!!! Allie was recruited to be

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Anna Woods

Adaptive Fitness: Ben and Me

Building relationships with clients by gaining their trust through a calm voice, engagement at their level, and meeting them where they are at–CONSISTENTLY, is the foundation for progressing in fitness with clients like Ben. See our 2nd and 3rd sessions and the progress we made, here. For more information about

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Anna Woods

The Untold Stories

Becoming sheSTRENGTH: Part 1   Foreword: I had a conversation with a Special Needs advocate last week about some frustrations I’m having with various elements of Blake’s day to day life.  She said all of the things I am concerned with are valid, but unfortunately are part of a broken

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Softball
Anna Woods

Strength & Conditioning for 10-12U Softball

Band & Crab Walk What You Need: 1 Band, 2 Girls How: 1 Girl sits and 1 stands. The girl with the handles sits on the floor, legs out front. The other girl stands facing her holding 2 hands onto the middle of the band. On go, the girl sitting

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Anna Woods

My Fav LULU Dupes

Shop links to my favorite styles here: CRZ Yoga Butterluxe High Waisted Leggings CRZ Yoga Women’s V-Neck Workout Bra CRZ Yoga Women’s Shorts Vuori Jogger’s (IF YOU ARE A COACH/TRAINER, GET THE 40% DISCOUNT AS AN AMBASSADOR) Fabletics Leggings Read more about all my favorite apparel, here.   —> My Fav Amazon Athleisure

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Softball
Anna Woods

Softball Off-Season S&C-Part 2

How to Program When Your Athletes Lift at School During the Day Q: “Coach, when the  girls are lifting during the day in class, what are things we as coaches should be doing or not doing during our after-school conditioning workouts?”  A: Great question! I try to work opposite muscle

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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