The BEST Ab Exercises to Reduce Back Pain

Hey! We are excited to invite you to our first Virtual Abs Academy. We want to take time to instruct you how to safely and effectively complete ab workouts/exercises that create a strong core.  Many of the common ab exercises we do can be good for strengthening, but if we load the joints wrong, can lead to injury or overcompensation of muscles causing pain or imbalances. WHICH LEADS TO PAIN. What You Will Get: ($200 VALUE!!) What to do to train...

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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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She Got Her First Pull Up’s!!

We focused on pull-up's in the program, and we got pull-up's!! https://youtu.be/fUgliL_hhEE Every month in the sheSTRENGTH app, we focus on different skills to learn and practice. Skills are what help people continue to come back, to stay motivated when weight loss isn't occurring as quickly as we like, and helps a person stay well-balanced in her fitness and strength. Over the winter, we spent months building enough core/shoulder/arm strength to do pull-up's.  We worked skill, timing, strength, endurance, joint stability...

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plank ab workout

10-Minute Cardio Calorie-Burner

https://youtu.be/oETmmIXkI4A 10 Minutes, guaranteed to burn the fat away!  You can do it!! I know you are stuck at home. Can't get to a gym. Eating all the carbs. Drinking all the alcohol. Stressed to the max with the kids' homework. Trying to work your own hours for a job. WORKOUTS ARE THE LAST THING YOU ARE MOTIVATED TO DO. But, you know you only have 10 minutes, you feel like crap, don't want to gain anymore weight, and you...

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dumbbell bench press

Chest Day Workout with a Set of Dumbbells

Give this chest day workout a try. It requires only a set of dumbbells and a chair or bench pushed against the wall.  This is the style of workouts, taken directly from my sheSTRENGTH app, and I'm giving you a chance to try it! The goal is 5 sets of 5 reps of each. Complete as a superset. Core Plank + Rotation per Side Decline Push Ups https://youtu.be/4FIoqcE9D1E  5 Floor Press  5 Incline Push Ups Workouts like these are part of what...

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leg workout

1 Band+1 Dumbbell

1 Dumbbell and 1 Band is all you need. Attach your band to the handle of the dumbbell and cup the dumbbell in your hands. Step your feet inside the bottom corners of the band, standing up tall to stretch out the resistance band for tension. Slowly step side to side and forward and backward, not letting the band pull you forward or your feet together quickly. Slowly step side to side and forward and backward, not letting the band...

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Leg Day Idea: Banded Walking Lunges

For a cool twist on an old move, try out this anti-rotational movement with a band.  To make it work, anchor band to a sturdy anchor point at hip height.  Wrap the loose end of the band around your shoulder and turn a complete circle, wrapping it around and behind your back.  The goal is not to let the band twist you around as you lunge. Coaching Cues: Keep hips square and straight.  Whole foot into the floor. Focus on...

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Core Stability for the Throwing & Hitting Athlete

Core Stability for the Throwing/Hitting Athlete We are discussing in this video, how core position and protecting energy leaks through "cylinder" breathing affects hitting and throwing performance, as well as prevents injury.  Our goal at this seminar for athletes, was to help them understand how to position their core, activate the proper slings, and move through these slings for power and explosiveness.  We demonstrated hands-on movement patterns and skills for over 50+ kids at Home Plate Club in Hutchinson, KS...

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