Blog: Portland Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Portland Oregon | Fiber| Food Intake | Nutrition

Posted On April 5th, 2014

Did you know that a Portland personal trainer, certified nutritionists and even famous chefs cannot give exact food plans to clients, customers or fans? In addition, this is the LAW! The reason being is that the only person that can give an exact food plan, diet or eating regimen is a Registered Dietitian who has […]

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Getting Back Into Training | Portland Personal Trainer | The First Two Weeks

Posted On March 18th, 2014

At our Portland personal trainer studio, when a brand new client comes to us with an end goal, one of our first conversations we have with them is that the initial two weeks are going to be a transitional period. Meaning, it is just like starting a new job, it is going to be uncomfortable, […]

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Weight Obsession | Focus On Consistency & Frequency| Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On March 6th, 2014

Do Not Obsess About YOUR WEIGHT! You want to obsess about  how frequent you are exercising, how consistent you are with the intensity of those workouts,  and that there is an accountability component present.  If  you are missing one of those three variables: Frequency, Consistency & Accountability then you may want to consider seeking Portland […]

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Personal Trainer Portland Oregon | The Truth About Milk

Posted On March 2nd, 2014

As children we were always told to drink our milk to keep our bones and teeth strong. While milk does contain a good amount of calcium- 300 mg per cup on average- it actually has been proven to have the opposite effect on bones. Recent studies have shown that dairy increases the risk of bone […]

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Sugar Addiction | Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On February 25th, 2014

Are you having a challenging time kicking the sugar habit? Do you find yourself needed or craving some sugar even after a healthy meal? Hopefully this will offer you some helpful information to help start your way to a less sugar eating food plan. Ever wonder why it’s so hard to resist that second cookie, […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | The Advantages of Kettlebell Training | Key Training Components

Posted On February 23rd, 2014

The Advantages of Kettlebell Training Are you looking for a way to switch up your workout routine? Kettlebell training is a great way to incorporate new moves and burn extra calories. The human body adapts to movements easily so it is important to surprise your muscles with new exercises and challenges. There are many advantages […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | Low Calorie Diets | Do They Really Work?

Posted On February 21st, 2014

The Low Calorie Diet…Do They Work? For several years now, fad diets have come and gone that involve dropping daily calorie counts below 1,200 calories, and often much lower than that. Do these diets really work to cut fat and make you bikini ready in no time? Unfortunately, in the long term these diets do […]

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Swimming Routine | Burn Massive Calories | Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On February 14th, 2014

Swimming is an incredible, underrated and under utilized workout . Not only is it low impact and full body by nature, but it’s also great for stretching/lengthening the body and provides plenty of resistance training as you rip and pull through the water. And if done correctly, a real fat shredder , as you improve […]

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Football HITT Training | Part 2 | Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On February 10th, 2014

HEY! Listen up all you football players…Most of you understand the importance of weight lifting for football but many don’t quite get the other half of the equation. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is the key to completing your preparation for the season. Here are 5 Portland personal trainer HIIT training techniques that you can use to take your […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | HIIT For Football Players | Power & Aerobic

Posted On February 5th, 2014

High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT for Football Players High intensity interval training (HIIT) has become a popular conditioning method. Please see our previous blog posts that describe HIIT in detail. But with Football you need a unique combination of both anaerobic and aerobic capabilities. At our Portland personal trainer studio, our trainer, Bruce Blanchard, […]

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