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What is Muscular Soreness | How Long will it Last?

Posted On November 27th, 2016

I have often other blog posts on delayed onset muscular soreness or DOMS and what that is. We have all been sore, but there are times when you start getting sore or stiff not that many hours after an exercise. A perfect example is if you love to run on the treadmill or other cardio […]

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Stairmonsters | Stairclimbers | Awesome Cardio Workout

Posted On November 24th, 2016

There was an excellent article in the Wall Street Journal this week about the Step Mill cardio machines that are manufactured by Life Fitness. It is sort of funny that these pieces of equipment are now becoming the favorites, when the last 15 years, nobody would even attempt them. It was a secret cardio machine that people […]

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5 Tips to Stay Fit During the 2016 Holiday Season

Posted On November 17th, 2016

The 2016 Holiday season is just around the corner. We have Thanksgiving and black Friday next week and the craziness is on for shopping, eating, holiday parties and of course, weight gain! This is a time when people just give up, let it all hang out and decide that they are going to just wait […]

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Living with a Seal | A Must Read | 2016

Posted On November 14th, 2016

Last week, the UPS guy came in and delivered a Barnes & Noble package to our Portland personal trainer studio. Luckily I was not training anyone at the time, so I was there to give the ol’ John Hancock. Any who, I opened up the book and I did not recognize it. I contacted some […]

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How Exercise Equipment is Placed | Working Harder in the Gym

Posted On October 19th, 2016

There was in an interesting article that was posted in the Wall Street Journal (link to online article) about the placement of cardio exercise equipment and how people determine which pieces of equipment we will use, and how hard we will exercise (intensity).  You would think that if you placed fitness equipment facing the windows so we can see […]

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Weighing in on BMI | Is it a good measurement for athletes

Posted On October 3rd, 2016

BMI, which stands for Body Mass Index is a very popular metric used by the medical community and the Insurance Industry. I just read a very good baseball article on a study that looked at baseball players over a 100 years and noticed something amazing that happened in the 1990’s. The BMI of baseball players […]

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Is Cardio great for Weight Loss?

Posted On September 19th, 2016

  Is cardio great for weight loss? The better question to ask, is what type of exercise or fitness routine is best for weight loss, and is a nutrition program combined with exercise going to get you to your goal? There are a lot of great fitness routines and programming out there that can help with weight […]

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Zucchini Spiralizer | Healthy Dinner Options

Posted On August 29th, 2016

If you are looking for ways to make your dinners healthier, then I would suggest substituting the breads, pastas and other starchy types of foods with vegetables. One of the best items we purchased was called a spiralizer and it is used to create noodles from vegetables. Here is a quick picture of what it […]

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The 5 x 5 workout program

Posted On August 23rd, 2016

What is the 5 x 5 workout program? When I first started working with weights, I was pretty young. A lot of the research was not out there of when you should or should not lift weights, so I just wanted to be like my brother and do what he was doing.  So my mom […]

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Assault Air Bike | Assault Fitness Products

Posted On August 22nd, 2016

There were a lot of requests on getting a new type of cardio type of equipment  all of last year, but I really did not want to get something that was going to take up a lot of real estate in our Portland personal training studio, here in PDX. I was looking for something that […]

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