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Welcome our Intern, Paige Wilson

Posted On November 22nd, 2015

We want to welcome our personal training intern, Paige Wilson to the Art of Personal Training. Paige has been involved in athletics since her early childhood and has a passion for health and fitness. Either it being a trail worker in the Montana Conservation Corps, EMT with the Missoula Emergency Services or skating with Rose City Rollers […]

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Category : Food Plan

Corporate Group Personal Training Class | Portland, Oregon

Posted On November 12th, 2015

We have spent almost 4 years at our current location and we are so proud that our clients have been so loyal to us. We knew we wanted to become the best personal training studio in Portland, Oregon that specifically specializes in private, one-on-one personal training and I believe we have achieved that goal. We are […]

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Maintaining Your Fitness During the Fall & Winter Months

Posted On October 19th, 2015

So many of us will make some great excuses of why you should not get out of bed during the fall or winter months: 1. It is cold outside 2. It is raining 3. I just want to have some coffee 4. I am just not motivated 5. I may get sick if I sweat […]

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Category : Food Plan

Weight Training for Women | The Positive Benefits | Myths

Posted On August 13th, 2015

Women will Not Bulk up Like a Man! Why are still so many women insisting that if they lift weights or do any type of resistance exercise they are going to get bulky! It is not true! Genetics play a huge role in this, and if you have predisposition to add a certain amount of muscle […]

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2015 Spartan Sprint | OCR | ROADTOTAHOE

Posted On August 9th, 2015

If you are like many in the fitness industry, lifting weights, doing lots of cardio and taking classes can become less challenging and exciting over time for us, especially if  you are training clients all day. Sometimes we need to mix it up and just RESET, both our minds and our body with just something […]

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30 Day Paleo Challenge | Update

Posted On May 10th, 2015

So, I finished the 30 Day Paleo Challenge in support of my sister doing it all across the world in India. She told me she was doing it and that she liked the fact that it forced her to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, but it also had some other components that helped her. […]

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Pushing Past Your Comfort Zone | Hitting Your Max

Posted On May 4th, 2015

If you are one that will run a 5k a few times per week, or go to the gym and do your circuit with some intervals in-between on the bike or treadmill, you probably have not made remarkable gains. The first question to ask yourself is; are you getting the results you want with your […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | Mixing Up The Routine!

Posted On April 27th, 2015

So many of us get stagnant with our workout routines, so every now and then, it is great to just mix it up! So many of us who love resitance training seem to get caught up in doing pyramid sets or the overload principle in order to create an increase in our lean muscle and […]

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Personal Training VS Small Group Training: Which One is For You Portland, Oregon?

Posted On April 21st, 2015

It all comes down to your goals—and what motivates you to get moving! Looking to find some renewed workout motivation? You’re not alone. When morning dog jogs around the neighborhood or hour-long treadmill sessions aren’t generating the desired results, many turn to a trainer for support. Not long ago, folks looking to get fit needed […]

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Eating A Paleo Diet

Posted On April 11th, 2015

As the owner of The Art of Personal Training, I have eaten pretty decent most of my life. I have eaten low fat and pretty clean diets in the past, but when visiting my sister in India recently, she has been eating a Paleo diet at the recommendation of her personal trainer. So I told […]

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Category : Food Plan, Paleo Diet