Adding Miles Per Hour to Her Pitching Velocity

Tess came to me wanting to add miles per hour to her pitching velocity, and improve her endurance.  Before we could do either of those things, we had to improve her movement, positioning, and breathing.  Then we had to pattern those changes into her movement, before adding load and velocity.  As you can see in the pictures above, the pictures on the right, in red, were taken the week we started.  The pictures on the left, in white are...

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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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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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mommy and me

Mommy & Me: Med Ball Fun!

This drill was part of our Get Up & Give Back Challenge going on now, in support of local business. Grab a kid and a basketball or medicine ball and try this workout. Complete 3 x 10 of each of the exercises shown: 1) Chest Press + Sit Ups 2) Lateral toss 3) Lateral toss 4) Kicks These workouts and more are part of what you receive as a client of my sheSTRENGTH App programming.  Workouts you can do with minimal equipment at any time.  The...

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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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Strong, Worthy, Enough with Anna Woods-Podcast Interview

My full-interview with Strength Outside the Box Podcast--> "Get ready to meet your new girl crush! Anna Woods is someone we have been watching (and crushing on) from afar on social media for a few months now, so we were fangirling pretty hard when she agreed to carve some time out of her busy schedule to chat with us. She is a mom of three, former CrossFit Regionals athlete, barn gym trainer, and genius behind the program sheSTRENGTH. sheSTRENGTH is...

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